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The long shadow of 2016

Events that unfolded in 2016 are likely to continue to affect senior level decision making processes in the foreseeable future as the global economy moves toward a period of heightened uncertainty.

International Natural resources and energy Outlook for 2017

2017 Preview: Russia takes aim at China

Russia and China have appeared to edge closer together of late, yet Kremlin-backed deals from Rosneft are countering China. This trend will accelerate as Trump comes into office and the

International Outlook for 2017 Technology and infrastructure

2017 Preview: Cyber power presents new prospects and perils

Cyber power presents new risks to global politics, security, and commerce. Analyzing the cyber threat environment is crucial to contain risks in 2017.

2016 in Review International Politics

Trends of 2016: Protest at the ballot box

2016 has been a tumultuous year for democratic politics. The rise of populism, nationalism, and anti-establishmentarianism has been the story of the year.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Yellen speaks. BoJ discusses rates. EU-Ukraine Association meets. Russia releases economic figures. Electoral College votes.

Economics International

The evolving role of maritime straits

A guest post by Aldo Premoli, co-founder of Mediterraneo, Sicilia, Europa, on the role of maritime shipping in the global economy.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

US hikes rates. South Korea holds security talks. Concerns grows over Sudan. The European Council meets. Putin and Abe discuss deal. All in The Week Ahead.

Economics International

New OPEC production limits yield winners — but will they last?

The core international group of oil exporters, OPEC, has imposed production limits that will bring many states economic gains — but are they likely last?

Economics International

The economic implications of global water scarcity

Water is vital to human existence — and a big concern for policymakers, business leaders, and economists is its heightened scarcity.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

OPEC meets with non-OPEC producers. UK Court reviews May appeal. ECB to extend bond buying. Trump mulls candidate for Sec. of State. Ghana elects new president.