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 for each week with our conclusions on these issues.
Korean Peninsula: We need to pay attention to the Korean Peninsula now that Kim Jong Un’s sister visited the South. Here’s what we know so far. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence insists that there is “no daylight” between South Korea and the United States on the next steps. China’s envoy to Washington met with U.S. President Donald Trump over the weekend, advocating U.S-Chinese cooperation. South Korean media have painted a poor picture of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who was reportedly told by South Korean President Moon Jae-in that he should stay out of South Korea’s internal affairs. South Ko