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Watch List: March 27, 2017

The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance. Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List […]

What Past Empires Tell Us About the Future

March 27, 2017 We are doomed to repeat history whether we know it or not.

Watch List Findings: March 25, 2017

What follows are the preliminary findings for issues identified in the daily Watch Lists this week. We are only sending findings that we regard as significant or potentially significant...

Seats Won in 2017 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Election

March 24, 2017 On March 11, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the most seats in Uttar Pradesh’s state legislative elections. This graphic shows the extent of the party’s victory.

Uttar Pradesh is one of the most important states in India. Modi believes he can use this state to increase his support because it is India’s most populous state with over 200 million people and also one of the poorest. For this reason, Modi and BJP’s promises to grow the Indian economy and share the wealth appealed to these voters.

Coalitions and the Battle Against Islamic State

March 24, 2017 Optics cannot overcome the will to fight.

Shocking News: China Matters More than NATO

March 23, 2017 A meeting between the U.S. and Chinese presidents is more important than a NATO summit.

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