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Europe Security

After Mosul: the terrorist threat in Europe

After its military set backs, the Islamic State will continue to constitute a major terrorist threat in Western Europe in the foreseeable future.

Europe Security

Why do terrorist attacks succeed?

Understanding why terrorist attacks succeed is essential in setting up long-term policies aimed at eradicating the Sunni extremist threat.

Politics

Rethinking Trump’s electoral win and the current populist wave

Trump’s win and Brexit aren’t the result of economic inequality or globalization, but rather due to basic values and vision.

Debate Corner Economics

Can Britain survive economically post-Brexit?

In June, Britain voted to leave the European Union after decades of membership. The political consequences were immediately apparent, but the economic consequences are still to be determined.

Debate Corner Economics

Why a post-Brexit Britain can survive in the global economy

In this debate series, GRI asked: can a Post-Brexit Britain survive in the global economy? Analyst Rayhan Chouglay argues that yes, it can, and even prosper. Read the opposing side

Asia Pacific

Brexit and China: Xi is not amused

Brexit will undermine the UK’s relations with China, as Beijing looks elsewhere to stay plugged into Europe.

Europe Politics

London’s mayoral race descends into typecasting

The London 2016 mayoral election has descended into personal attacks and identity politics, worrying for a position to lead a global city.

Europe Finance

The spectre of Brexit haunts London’s financial sector

Brexit could deal a critical blow to London’s financial sector. In the worst-case scenario, the loss of passporting rights could trigger an exodus towards Paris or Frankfurt from which the

International Security

David Cameron’s calculated gamble in Syria

In deciding to extend the aerial campaign against Islamic State across the Iraqi-Syrian border, David Cameron’s government has thrown its weight behind the US-led strategy of containment. The hope is

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

House votes as Ryan takes speakership. Fed Chair speaks to Congress. South Korean meets with Japanese Premier. Asian, European ministers discuss climate. Energy summit in London. All this in the Weekly Risk