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International Security

David Cameron’s calculated gamble in Syria

In deciding to extend the aerial campaign against Islamic State across the Iraqi-Syrian border, David Cameron’s government has thrown its weight behind the US-led strategy of containment. The hope is

International Security

Three necessary reforms for UN Security Council legitimacy

The recent adoption of a UN General Assembly resolution to begin discussions on UN Security Council reform has revived hopes of progress on a long-pending issue. Reform will need to

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Canada votes in tight election. President Xi visits the UK. Housing data adds to Fed rate decision. Brazil Central Bank issues rate decision. Clinton appears before panel. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook.   Canada

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Jeremy Corbyn likely new leader of UK Labour Party. Last FOMC member speech before September Fed meeting. Chinese data roils market. Canada makes rate decision. Civilian exchanges to ease tension between Koreas. All this

International Politics

Flags carry political risk

The renewed debate in the United States over the Confederate flag has shown how flags can carry political risk for national and local governments. In the globalized era, it is more

Economics South and Central Asia

David Cameron Seeks Business Opportunities in Southeast Asia

Seeking to develop new business opportunities with a growing ASEAN market, David Cameron launched a trade delegation consisting of representatives from every region of the United Kingdom and is indicative

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Greeks reject EU terms in referendum. Key issues still unresolved as extended deadline with Iran approaches. EIA releases energy forecast. UK Chancellor Osborne releases budget. BRICS summit in Russia will test

Europe Politics

UK election: Interview with Hadleigh Roberts, Labour parliamentary candidate

In advance of the UK election on May 7th, GRI sat down with Hadleigh Roberts, the Labour Party parliamentary candidate for the Thornbury & Yate constituiency. The countdown has started,

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

The UK heads to the polls in a hotly contested election. The US Department of Labor releases April’s unemployment figures. Canada’s largest oil producing province votes on a new government.

International Politics The Week Ahead

GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook

Americas countries meet in Panama City for OAS summit. Alcoa reports aluminum figures in weak metals market. African currencies prepare themselves for bumpy week. US presidential candidates hint at intentions. Central