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Latin America Politics

Guatemala faces political uncertainty as it continues its fight against corruption

Guatemala’s political stability has suffered once again, due to a significant corruption scandal involving President Jimmy Morales, who attempted to expel the chief of a UN-backed anti-corruption panel from the country.

South and Central Asia Technology and infrastructure

The myth of fingerprints: Russia and Kazakhstan’s legacy of ghost assets

The USSR’s fall led to a vast cavalcade of unclaimed objects and land in Russia and beyond. These assets aren’t just lying around: they’re being used.

Europe Politics

Three problems facing Spain’s government today

The medium term outlook in Spain is under pressure from three issues. Its politicians will have to act judiciously to avoid a constitutional crisis.

Asia Pacific Politics

Corruption allegations take center stage in Malaysian general election campaign

The return of Mahathir Mohamad may be a key factor in uniting the opposition and reviving allegations of corruption against current PM Najib Razak.

Europe Politics Russia

Putin’s failure to tackle corruption will be Navalny’s gain

The recent national protests, on June 13th and March 30th, are the harbinger of a very real challenge for the Russian government.

Asia Pacific Economics

Three domestic challenges of China’s One Belt, One Road initiative

China’s One Belt, One Road policy is a major policy plan but the Chinese government must not neglect domestic challenges that could undermine its efforts.

Politics South and Central Asia

Talking corruption with Central Asia’s power lawyer

A discussion with Baker McKenzie’s Tom Firestone on the risks and best practices associated with operating in the former Soviet Republics of Central Asia.

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa Under The Radar

Under the Radar: How Mozambique increased national debt by 20% in three easy steps

Mozambique’s debt scandal highlights the risks in letting security services run businesses, as they undermine transparency and economic independence.

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