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Global Food Insecurity

(click to enlarge) Widespread food insecurity is back on the table. War and organized violence are the main drivers of acute food insecurity, followed by...

The World’s Biggest Military Spenders

(click to enlarge) The nature of military spending varies greatly among countries and regions, and raw numbers can't always be taken at face value. In...

Ukraine War Weighs Down European Economies

(click to enlarge) Europe is bearing the brunt of the economic war raging between Russia and the West. On the whole, European economies grew in...

Ukraine’s Vulnerable Power Grid

(click to enlarge) Ukraine’s energy crisis differs dramatically from that of its European counterparts. In Europe, the problem is related to exorbitantly high prices. But...

Pipeline Networks in Southeastern Europe

(click to enlarge) Europe has seen record prices for natural gas and electricity in recent months, due largely to the invasion of Ukraine by Russia,...

How Work Has Changed Since COVID-19

(click to enlarge) Like supply chains, the supply of workers in the economy was a major victim of the pandemic. And the damage lingers: The...

Global Migration Trends

(click to enlarge) The COVID-19 pandemic, ensuing economic crisis, changes in travel restrictions and increased incidents of conflict displacement have created an unprecedented scenario for...

Norway Adds to Europe’s Energy Crunch

(click to enlarge) Norway is one of Europe’s most important alternatives to Russian energy supplies. In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, EU countries...

Population Growth Trends

(click to enlarge) Over the long term, demographics affect geopolitical trends and state behavior. Population size has implications for public pension systems, economic growth, food...

Japan’s Gradual Military Reawakening

(click to enlarge) After its defeat in World War II, Japan was deprived of any military capability. Pursuant to Article 9 of its new constitution,...

Drought in North America

(click to enlarge) Dating back to 1848, water sharing is one of the longest-standing areas of bilateral cooperation between Mexico and the United States. Agreements...

Europe’s Recovery on Hold

(click to enlarge) The EU economy was on a path to recovery at the start of the year. It was working to overcome a recession...

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