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Middle East/North Africa Security

Yemen: A forgotten war, new developments

Calls for the restoration of South Yemen, a worsening humanitarian crisis and the machinations of intervening regional powers all compound Yemen’s woes.

Latin America Politics

How Pope Francis is restoring the church in Latin American politics

Pope Francis understands that Latin America, the Church’s most stable consumer market, has embraced an evangelical competition.

Security Technology and infrastructure

New perspectives on cyber security: The regulatory challenge

Cyber security is a rapidly evolving sector. In 2018, the new European Union (EU) regulation on data, cyber and information security will be a game changer.

Economics North America

The potentially problematic nature of Trump’s tax plan

Upon closer examination of Trump’s recently released tax proposal, certain groups will benefit, while others may suffer economic harm.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Mexico and Cambodia hold key local elections. The Paris Climate Accord heads for uncertainty. Kinder Morgan IPO tests energy markets. All in The Week Ahead.

Asia Pacific Politics Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Could Mongolia’s June election see a populist upset?

Mounting economic frustration and disenchantment with politics as usual could provide fertile ground for a political upset in Mongolia’s June 26th election.

Middle East/North Africa Sub-Saharan Africa

Morocco’s ambitious investments in Sub-Saharan Africa full of risks and rewards

Morocco is consolidating its foothold in Sub-Saharan Africa by diversifying its investments and pushing for closer ties with dynamic economies in the region.

Europe Politics

The risks of Finland’s populist downfall

The downfall of the populist Finns Party exposes potentially significant risks to political and societal stability for Finland.

Economics North America

NAFTA renegotiation: exercise in protectionism or opportunity for modernization?

President Trump will pursue the renegotiation of the NAFTA agreement, triggering potential opportunities and leading to renewed risks

Middle East/North Africa Politics

Rouhani, Trump, and Theresa May: Is rapprochement dead?

Rouhani and his reformist allies rode their platform of social moderation and international engagement to crushing victories.