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International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Japan reworks its energy policy. Kenya goes to the polls. US and Russia meet at ASEAN summit. Brazil eyes pension reform. All in The Week Ahead.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Russia retaliates against sanctions. Pakistan politics falter. PM Shinzo Abe stabilizes support. India lowers interest rates. All in The Week Ahead.

Natural resources and energy

Mozambique and Rosneft’s hunt for foreign policy pull

Word that Rosneft will soon open an office in Mozambique belies the company and Igor Sechin’s growing influence over Russia’s policy in the Asia-Pacific.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Brazil lowers rates. Trump associates testify. North and South Korea talk. OPEC meets in Russia. All in The Week Ahead.

Latin America Politics

Why is the international community not intervening in Venezuela?

External intervention in Venezuela is not on the table and the international community favours an internal solution, regardless of how difficult it may be.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

G20 meets. Jinping visits Russia and Germany. Japan makes deals. Mongolia votes. All in The Week Ahead.

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.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

UK enters Brexit talks as government coalition talks continue. Special election spotlight in U.S. state of Georgia as Trump’s Russia investigation builds. China stocks may enter broader global market. All in The

North America Security

Trump’s nuclear modernization dilemma

The Trump administration’s ambition to expand US nuclear capabilities marks a radical shift away from the prevailing rationale during the Obama era. This change of paradigm could give rise to

Economics Russia

Inside Turkey’s balancing act in Crimea

The Kerch Strait Bridge may give Turkey more room to maneuver in Crimea to trade with the peninsula and avoid political fallout.