The World in 2016: A Summary of Our Forecast


Dec. 2, 2015 We look ahead at the major geopolitical developments the world can expect to see in 2016. These include fragmentation in the European Union, as a result of the continuing refugee and financial crises, and a reluctant confrontation between Turkey and the Islamic State.

Here is a summary of some of our key predictions for the year ahead.

The Real Goal Behind India’s Economic Reforms

Jan. 12, 2017 The prime minister’s decision to demonetize India’s currency is as much about centralizing power as economic reform.

Daily Memo: The Most Important Geopolitical Story in the World

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The G-7, Frozen in Time

It’s a product of an era that no longer exists.

The Predictive Power of Demography

History suggests the conventional wisdom about demographics and national power may be wrong.

Daily Memo: Israel vs. Gaza, France vs. Germany, India vs. the...

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Daily Memo: More on Protests in Iran, More on Mattis in...

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Daily Memo: Budget Talks in Italy, Peace Talks in Abu Dhabi,...

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Can US Relations Stand the Test of Time?


Oct. 6, 2017 The logic that bound the U.S. to Saudi Arabia and Pakistan no longer exists.