Saudi Arabia Playing a Dangerous Game

Riyadh is under intense internal and external pressure.

Watch List Findings: Sept. 16, 2017

Independence movements, the effects of sanctions, Turkey’s economic outlook

Daily Memo: Polish Security, Chinese Readiness, Western Sanctions

All the news worth knowing today.

Watch List: March 30, 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 […]

Nationalism, Technology, and the Olympics

Aug. 15, 2016 The Games have turned into a competition between nations, rather than individuals.

Watch List Findings: Dec. 31, 2016

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 to keep this email manageable. We have findings for all the Watch List items. Should you be interested in findings not listed here, please contact us […]

Watch List: Jan. 26, 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 […]

After the Islamic State: Too Little, Too Late From Saudi Arabia

Oct. 30, 2017 Iran is in a much better position to capitalize on the group’s retreat.

Watch List: Jan. 24, 2018

Russia’s economy, Poland’s reconciliation, Japan’s complaint

Watch List: Sept. 7, 2016

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 […]

Watch List: Oct. 24, 2017

Food shortages in North Korea, Turkey in Syria, Xi’s coronation

Putin Fires Ally

Aug. 12, 2016 This comes amid significant reshuffling in Moscow.