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China’s Data Problem
January 18, 2018

GDP figures aren’t the only numbers that fall prey to manipulation and fabrication.



Watch List: Jan. 17, 2018
January 17, 2018 The Catalan crisis continues, rethinking Iraq

As North Korea Goes Nuclear, U.S.-China Relations Sour
January 17, 2018 Beijing will use what leverage it has to prevent the U.S. from taking a tougher stance on trade.

What We’re Reading: Jan. 16, 2018
January 16, 2018

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Watch List: Jan. 16, 2018
January 16, 2018 Turkish backlash against U.S. moves, possible sanctions against Poland, PLO to revoke recognition of Israel

The United States’ Inescapable Place in Mexico’s Election
January 15, 2018 The US-Mexico relationship plays a critical role in all the issues most critical to the election campaign.
Watch List: Jan. 15, 2018
January 15, 2018 Islamic State still active in Iraq, British foreign policy, chances of a Palestinian flare-up

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In NAFTA Talks, Canada Raises the Pressure on the US
January 15, 2018 Canadian officials are eager to reach a deal.

Watch List Findings: Jan. 13, 2018
January 13, 2018 Shift in the U.S. position on North Korea, dissonance between president and military in the Philippines, questions about NAFTA’s future

In Iran, Protests Are Nothing New
January 12, 2018 On Dec. 28, Iran’s second-most populous city, Mashhad, situated in the northeast near the border with Turkmenistan, was the site ...
An Oil Price Increase Is Not Enough for Russia
January 12, 2018 Though crude oil prices are expected to hover around $60 a barrel in 2018 and 2019, that’s not enough to ...

Iran Protests: What's Really at Stake
January 11, 2018 Could the recent bout of unrest be a challenge to the regime?
Watch List: Jan. 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 NAFTA’s future, instability in Tunisia, uptick in violence in Mexico

Turkey Breaks With Iran and Russia
January 11, 2018 Despite setting up “de-escalation zones” in Syria, the three countries are at odds.

Watch List: Jan. 10, 2018
January 10, 2018 Unstable alliance in Syria, Brent crude crosses an important threshold, drought in Turkey
Where Hypersonic Weapons Fit in the Future of War
January 10, 2018 The battles that will urgently require these are the battles that nations must win.
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