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Asia Pacific Security

A web of lies: The impossibility of progress in Korea

Bellicose rhetoric aside, President Trump’s policies towards North Korea will be characterized by words rather than action.

North America Outlook for 2017 Technology and infrastructure

Can Trump’s infrastructure plan work?

President Trump campaigned on fixing America’s infrastructure so that it would be “second to none.” However, upon closer examination of the details, there are financial problems with his plan in

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Turkey holds referendum. G7 gathers for preliminary meeting. US charts course for Syria. Central banks decide interest rates. All in The Week Ahead.

Europe Security

Germany’s security dilemma: Realpolitik rediscovered

Instability from Russia, the U.S. and Middle East is waking Germany from its post-Cold War slumber: it must take more responsibility for its own security.

Economics Finance

Trust is in short supply in recent years. What does that mean for investors?

New data suggests plummeting levels of trust worldwide in many governmental and private institutions, with far-reaching international consequences.

Economics North America

Immigrants: an economic necessity in the US

Immigrants have always been vital for economic growth – and this isn’t going to change. Trump’s policy has negative implications for all aspects of society.

Economics Latin America

Can Peña Nieto make Mexico great again?

The promise to “make America great again” found an unlikely echo in Mexico, feeding off frustration over President Peña Nieto’s energy reforms.

Asia Pacific Future Generator

Future Generator: Why media is negative on the Senkaku Islands

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

Debate Corner Economics North America

Trade and Trump: the US economy in 2017

From China to TPP, Trump has vowed to put America first. In this debate, GRI asked two of its top experts: Will Trump’s protectionist stance help or hurt the US economy?

Latin America North America Politics

Latin American unification in the Trump Era?

At the 2017 Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) annual summit, many Latin American heads of state offered joint condemnation towards a new era of U.S. foreign policy