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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.

North America Politics

Lessons from the South Carolina GOP primary

Exactly one week after the GOP debate in the Palmetto State, South Carolinians headed to the polls Saturday for the nation’s ‘First in the South’ GOP primary. He’s a winner

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

ECB speech after signals of new stimulus. Iranian President travels to Europe. Bank of England officials testify. Conferences highlight oil price collapse. Bank of Japan surprise with policy shift. All in the Weekly Risk

International Sub-Saharan Africa

Why CAR must capitalize on Pope Francis’s visit

There has been a sudden silence in Bangui ahead of Pope Francis’ visit, an indication that the visit has potential to help establish national reconciliation and a lasting peace. Central

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

China’s President Xi Jinping makes first official visit to the U.S. South American leaders meet amid tensions between UNASUR nations. EU officials meet to discuss the ongoing migrant crisis. Pope Francis speaks to

Middle East/North Africa Politics

Netanyahu’s fragile coalition could leave the Prime Minister powerless

The Israeli Knesset, newly dominated by right wing, religious political parties, could hamper Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s progress on crucial economic and security issues.  The Israeli Knesset approved Benjamin Netanyahu’s