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Economics Sub-Saharan Africa Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Africa is becoming traditional Chinese medicine’s best customer

Traditional Chinese medicine provides China a surprisingly robust soft power tool in Africa, as Beijing increasingly exports medical expertise while also increasingly sourcing ingredients from Africa to meet domestic demand.

Asia Pacific Natural resources and energy Under The Radar

Under the Radar: How sandalwood is transforming crime and commerce in Asia

The boom in sandalwood prices is creating opportunities in Australia, India and beyond but high prices are also driving a boom in crime as well.

Middle East/North Africa Security

Syrian smuggling a rising risk for Turkey

The conflict in Syria has resulted in many spillover problems in the region, also in Turkey. As the fighting continues, Turkish law enforcers are struggling to combat rising levels of illegal