Ramazan Abdulatipov seems ready to close a sale of the state-owned port of Makhachkala to an Iranian-led group. The sale exposes the difficult balancing act elites are playing in the region.
Part two of a two-part look at what is in store for China in 2017. China’s catch-22 – being a ‘responsible stakeholder’, while tending towards isolation.
With 2017 fast approaching, Europe and the EU will likely continue to be exposed to a range of security, financial and political risks.
Global Risk Insights spoke with Dr. Joshua Landis on what is ahead for Syria’s government in 2017 after the fall of Aleppo.
The European Union (EU) has eyed the South Caucasus for the past two decades, and after the successful union expansion to parts of Eastern Europe, the South Caucasus could be next. The
China immediately seized upon President-Elect Trump’s victory to offer its proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) as an alternative to the TPP. Russia backing the proposal signals a call for a