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Middle East/North Africa Politics

Tunisia’s democratic transition may face volatility in months ahead

While Tunisia urges foreign investors to trust its “startup democracy,” the investments remain far from risk-free. Three years after a young street vendor set himself on fire to protest the

Asia Pacific Politics

Hong Kong protests put financial business at risk

Are Hong Kong’s protests necessary to get China and the world to listen to demands for a freer economy and democracy, or will they cause more damage to the city

Economics Latin America

What to watch for in Latin America in 2014

The relationship in Latin America between governments and business in 2014 will be defined primarily by the interaction of democracy and natural resource economics. Here is an overview of key

Middle East/North Africa Natural resources and energy

Libya Has 99 Problems, and Oil is Still One

Post-Gaddafi Libya continues to struggle as militias block government access to vital oil fields, with spending and stability both taking a hit as a result. Nearly a month after oilfield