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Economics Europe

Challenges lie ahead for the European Union’s lofty new Africa plan

The European Commission’s renewed efforts to increase investment in Africa may signal a new commitment to take their economic partnership to the next level. But can the EU achieve its trade ambitions while being pulled in so many different directions?

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead: 8 – 14 July 2018

Trump chooses the next Supreme Court Justice. Italy, Germany, and Austria meet to hash out refugee migrant border plan. All in The Week Ahead.  UNITED STATES: Trump Supreme Court pick could

Asia Pacific Security

No safe haven for Rohingya migrants during monsoon season

Over 700,0000 Rohingya migrants crossed the border after fleeing persecution in Myanmar to Bangladesh where they are threatened by the impending monsoon season.

Middle East/North Africa Politics

Interview with Dr. Joshua Landis: The Syrian regime in 2017

Global Risk Insights spoke with Dr. Joshua Landis on what is ahead for Syria’s government in 2017 after the fall of Aleppo.

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Jordan-EU trade deal may benefit economy and refugee crisis

The recent trade deal between Jordan and the EU is a bold proposal to attract foreign capital and employ Syrian refugees.

Middle East/North Africa Security

The outlook for Libya remains troubled, but recent events offer hope

While hardly a panacea for all the problems Libya faces, US strikes in support of Libya’s government offer hope for improvement in the war-torn country.

Europe Security

String of attacks increases risk of anti-refugee sentiments and political tensions in Germany

The latest string of violence increases risk of anti-refugee feelings and political tensions as Merkel is weakened by the refugee crisis.

Europe Security

How Turkey’s attempted military coup hurts NATO

Under Erdoğan, Turkey has increasingly become an obstruction to NATO and Western foreign policy implementation in the region.

Europe Politics

After Brexit, Eastern Europe remains loyal, for now

After Brexit highlighted fears over immigration, the EU needs to listen better to its citizens. While Western members face uncertainty, Eastern Europe remains loyal to the EU, for now.

Middle East/North Africa Security

Security in Jordan: A balancing act amidst regional tensions

A recent attack on a refugee camp in Jordan underlines the country’s vulnerability to the violence and chaos enveloping the region.