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Keystone XL Pipeline Canceled

(click to enlarge) The Keystone XL pipeline project is no stranger to controversy. It has inspired protests and objections from environmentalists and indigenous groups for...

COVID-19: Vaccine Access and Distribution Problems

(click to enlarge) Geopolitical Futures’ 2021 forecast, released earlier this week, predicts that the process by which COVID-19 vaccines are distributed and administered this year...

European Union Economic Update

(click to enlarge) As much of the European Union goes under stricter lockdown over the holiday season, economic figures released last week for the third...

Housing Insecurity in America

(click to enlarge) Since late April, the U.S. Census Bureau has been doing a so-called Household Pulse Survey, which regularly collects data from U.S. households...

The World’s Largest Trade Pact

(click to enlarge) Judging solely by its headline figures, the newly inked 15-member Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) – by most metrics the world’s largest...

US Sanctions on Iran in 2020

(click to enlarge) As a part of the Trump administration’s maximum pressure campaign against Iran, the U.S. government has imposed new sanctions on Iran throughout...

India and Pakistan’s Tug of War Over Kashmir

(click to enlarge) India-Pakistan tensions over Kashmir stretch back to partition in 1948. In many ways, the historical pattern shows an evolution toward a “frozen”...

COVID-19 Wreaked Havoc on EU Economies

(click to enlarge) A second wave of COVID-19 has hit Europe. Health officials predicted this outcome as governments lifted social restrictions, which permitted the virus...

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(click to enlarge) The Arctic, rich in natural resources and potential, is quickly becoming an...

Daily Memo: Russia to Close the Kerch Strait?

Russia's blockade. Russia is planning to block access to the waters around the Kerch...

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