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China’s energy security investments: Outlook for 2018

An excerpt from our Belt and Road Initiative: Risk Insights report for 2018. This section covers China’s energy outlook and general approach to energy investments. 

Asia Pacific International

India looks east, but is it ready to act?

India can still present itself as a credible counterweight to China, but not without embracing international norms of accountability.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead: 28 January-3 February 2018

Trump’s State of the Union. Turkey intensifies operations in Turkey. Merkel mends her coalition. All this in The Week Ahead.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead: 21 – 27 January 2018

Meeting in Davos to unite several world leaders and financial experts. Cape Town restricts water use. Secretary Tillerson travels to EU to discuss Iran.

International Security Technology and infrastructure

Emerging technologies: when terrorists print their own weapons

Additive manufacturing (3D printing) could have a major impact on terrorist capabilities – especially with regards to the ease of obtaining arms.

International The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead: 14-20 January 2018

German coalition building. Greek labor protests. Fallout from Trump’s faux pas. Tunisia protests. All in The Week Ahead.

International Security Technology and infrastructure

How governments manage security risk with facial recognition technology

Facial recognition technology has the potential to reduce security costs, but carries its own risks and may entrench discrimination.

International Security Technology and infrastructure

Emerging technologies: terrorism and UAVs

Deployment of UAVs in warzones by non-state actors presages their use in terrorist attacks – and as regulation struggles to catch up with technological advances, the risk is rising.

International Politics Technology and infrastructure The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead: 7-13 January 2018

North and South Korea prepare for Olympic talks. Iran protests raise more questions. Consumer Electronic Show lights up Vegas. U.S. budget showdown looms. All in The Week Ahead. 

Economics International

For American business to thrive, bilateral trade deals aren’t enough

As the Trump administration pulls out of multilateral free trade agreements, other world powers are increasingly commiting to them.