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Asia Pacific Outlook for 2017

2017 Preview: A new red star over China – Part 1: China at home

This is the first of a two-part analysis on what is in store for China in 2017. It explores China’s catch-22 — the fact that it is further integrating itself internationally and becoming a ‘responsible stakeholder’, while concomitantly showing signs of turning inwards and becoming isolationist.

Europe Security

Chechnya re-securitization increases political risk

Chechnya re-securitization as response to ISIS poses a major risk for businesses.

Politics South and Central Asia

Modi Seeks Cooperative Federalism: Can it Work?

Modi has sought to reform the relationship between central and state governments by empowering states and curtailing centralized control. Despite this he faces opposition from various state leaders on matters