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Asia Pacific Politics

What next for Suu Kyi, Myanmar and the Rohingya?

The plight of the Rohingya once again dominates international media headlines. But even though Suu Kyi is reluctant to stop the attacks, geopolitical interests are likely to prevail over any

Middle East/North Africa Natural resources and energy

The slow recovery of Libya’s oil industry

While forecasts suggest that production could reach 1.25 million barrels per day by the end of the year, several factors could affect the revival of the oil industry.

Latin America Politics

Guatemala faces political uncertainty amid corruption scandal

Guatemala’s political stability has suffered once again, due to a significant corruption scandal involving President Jimmy Morales, who attempted to expel the chief of a UN-backed anti-corruption panel from the country.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Theresa May to deliver Brexit speech in Italy as talks with EU stumble. UN General Assembly meets. German elections likely to keep Merkel in power. Saudi Arabia embraces tech reform. All in The

Middle East/North Africa Technology and infrastructure

Space launch vehicles and rockets, sanctions and agreements: The issue of compliance

The relationship between Iran and the US appears to be evolving within a framework of political posturing and an international governance system.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

UN Secretary General attempts to reanimate peace talks. Kurdish referendum plans in limbo. Venezuela begins drafting a new constitution amid sanctions. German general election heats up. All in The Week

Politics Security

Trump’s retreat from American leadership

President Trump has broken a longstanding American commitment to global leadership by withdrawing from key international agreements.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Korean president’s trial concludes. Bosnia seeks UN revision. Campaigning starts in Turkey. South American trade with Mexico shifts. All in the Week Ahead.

Economics International

An aging global population and its economic implications

Nations will have to make many changes or face slower economic growth and increased social costs to deal with aging populations.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

US hikes rates. South Korea holds security talks. Concerns grows over Sudan. The European Council meets. Putin and Abe discuss deal. All in The Week Ahead.