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International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Confusion on Capitol Hill, Article 50 is triggered by Whitehall, and an election run-off in Quito.  Following Healthcare Debacle, Confusion Sets in on Viable Path Forward for Other Policies Last

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Uncertainty hits the oil markets. Tensions heat up between Scotland and Westminster. Corruption scandal in Brazil hits dozens across the political spectrum. All in The Week Ahead.  Time to look at oil markets

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Dutch elections test Europe. Fillon tries to stabilize the French center right. Federal Reserve likely to raise rates. All in The Week Ahead.

Europe Politics

France’s 2017 elections will impact domestic and international security

The French presidential elections will have a strong impact on domestic and international security policies.

Politics Russia

What Alexei Navalny’s conviction means for the future of Russia

The Kremlin is already seeking to control an upcoming Russian presidential election – not the imminent election of 2018, but instead that of 2024.

Europe Politics

Sweden’s far right gaining ground as social problems mounts

Sweden’s immigration policy is honourable but has not come without social problems — which in turn herald a political shakeup.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

French elections slide into uncertainty. US rate hike likely. China GDP goal release. US administration dogged by Russian scandal. All in The Week Ahead.

Latin America Politics

Will populism flourish in wake of the Odebrecht scandal?

The corruption probe into Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht could lead to increased waves of populism across Latin America.

Asia Pacific Politics Special Reports

Special Report: Is Myanmar’s honeymoon with Aung San Suu Kyi over?

Myanmar’s upcoming April by-election will be the first chance for Burmese voters to rate Aung San Suu Kyi’s performance – do not expect smooth sailing.

Europe Politics

Anti-Euro undercurrents in Italy are spelling trouble

Political risk is intensifying in the Eurozone, specifically in France and Italy. Italy is emerging as a potential auxiliary source of risk.