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Asia Pacific Politics

East Timor needs more than peaceful elections to survive

After a peaceful election it looks like smooth sailing for East Timor, yet there are growing risks that need addressing if long-term stability is be secured.

Economics Future Generator

Future Generator: Media Sentiment Trending Positive in Ukraine

The ‘Future Generator’ is a highly unique and cutting-edge approach to forecasting ‘media sentiment’, developed by a partnership between Global Risk Insights (GRI) and Ethnographic Edge (EE). The aim of

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.

Latin America Politics

A battle for the Supreme Court begins in Brazil

President Temer’s nomination of Alexandre Morales to the Supreme Court of Brazil is proving controversial due to the country’s ongoing corruption scandal.

Latin America Outlook for 2017

Brazil: Country of the future no more

2016 was a year full of political crises and there were few places where the trouble ran as deep as it did in Brazil. After order broke down last year,

Future Generator Sub-Saharan Africa

Future Generator: Uganda media coverage to remain negative in early February

Mounting concerns about Uganda’s mismanagement, and increasing refugee flows from South Sudan, will yield negative media coverage over the next two weeks.

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.

Politics Security Sub-Saharan Africa

Illicit wildlife trafficking is a major political crisis

Wildlife trafficking and poaching are fueling instability, as state authority is undermined, criminal and terrorists funded and corruption entrenched.

Economics Europe

Is Britain coming for the tax havens?

While the Criminal Finance Bills lacks several provisions advocates had hoped for, it remains a major step forward in the UK’s ability to tackle tax evasion and fraud in the

Middle East/North Africa Politics

Why the future of Arab left-wing nationalism matters

The United States is about to adopt a realpolitik foreign policy in the Middle East. This will mean relying on one of the oldest ideologies in the region.