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‘Debate Corner’ provides critical insight into the world’s most challenging political risk topics. Through well-balanced opinion based articles, the Debate Corner  offer a forum for deeper discussion into how major political decisions and security challenges affect markets, investment, and economic growth across the globe.


Brexit Debate Corner Economics

Why a post-Brexit Britain can survive in the global economy

In this debate series, GRI asked: can a Post-Brexit Britain survive in the global economy? Analyst Rayhan Chouglay argues that yes, it can, and even prosper. Read the opposing side

Brexit Debate Corner Economics

The United Kingdom’s turbulent post-Brexit future

In this debate series, GRI Analyst Etienne Desjardins argues that London will see lose its claim to financial capital of the world in the post-Brexit era..

Debate Corner Economics South and Central Asia

Will Modi be able to fix India’s economy?

GRI Debate: Will Modi’s gradual economic reforms be effective? Narendra Modi was elected as India’s PM on a wave of optimism in 2014. Since his election, Modi, previously known for

Debate Corner North America Technology and infrastructure

Who should win in iPhone case, Apple or the US Government?

GRI Debate: Who is right, Apple or the US Government? The case of whether the US government should be able to compel Apple to unlock the San Bernardino terrorist attack

Brexit Debate Corner Economics Europe

Is Brexit a good idea for Britain?

GRI Debate: Should Britain leave the EU? As the June 23 referendum on a British exit (‘Brexit’) from the EU approaches, both sides are making forceful economic and political cases

Debate Corner Middle East/North Africa Security

Will Syria be partitioned or remain united?

GRI Debate: What will Syria look like after the war? US Secretary of State John Kerry recently said that partitioning Syria may be a possibility. In this debate, GRI asked

Debate Corner Economics North America

US presidential election 2016: Are Democrats or Republicans better for the economy?

GRI Debate: Which party offers the best economic vision for America? As the US presidential campaign to elect a successor to President Obama kicks into high gear, pundits hotly debate