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The Decline of Pipeline Politics

Jan. 22, 2016 Reduced dependence on Russian energy in Central and Eastern Europe has diminished the Kremlin’s influence in the region.

The Export Crisis: The 10 Worst Hit Countries and the 5 Most at Risk

Jan. 21, 2016 As the global market for exports declines, we indicate some of the countries that will be most affected by the downturn.

Thinking About Stock Markets from a Geopolitical Point of View

Jan. 21, 2016 The Chinese economy has been declining for years and oil for at least a year. So why did the markets take so long to start falling and why did they panic yesterday?

The Dilemma of Systemic Crisis

Jan. 21, 2016 International institutions are struggling to manage Europe’s economic challenges, while still adhering to their own lending standards.

Italy’s Banking Crisis Progresses

Jan. 20, 2016 As bank stocks drop, the rift between Italy and the EU worsens.

The Philippines’ Role in US Strategy

Jan. 19, 2016 American basing in the Philippines has implications beyond the South China Sea.

Explaining China’s Anticipated GDP Statistics

Jan. 18, 2016 While the figures are as expected, they highlight serious economic issues.

Russia’s Impossible Choices

Jan. 19, 2016 Moscow finds itself in a familiar predicament.

Exporters Pursue Privatization Plans

Jan. 19, 2016 As commodity prices and demand decline, some countries heavily dependent on exports are looking for new sources of revenue.

Israel’s Reaction to Iran Without Sanctions

Jan. 18, 2016 Despite strong rhetoric against the U.S.-Iranian nuclear deal, Israel is as safe as it has ever been.

Russia May Suspend Foreign Lending

Jan. 18, 2016 The Kremlin’s ability to gain leverage abroad would be severely limited if it was unable to provide loans to foreign governments and partners due to financial constraints.

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