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July 28, 2020

Rising Geopolitical Tensions and the CoVid-19 Crisis Raise Concerns Over CPEC’s Future

International arena is significantly affected by the CoVid-19 pandemic and as last months show a global economic slowdown, CPEC's future is raising concerns.
July 28, 2020

Rising Geopolitical Tensions and the CoVid-19 Crisis Raise Concerns Over CPEC’s Future

International arena is significantly affected by the CoVid-19 pandemic and as last months show a global economic slowdown, CPEC's future is raising concerns.
February 28, 2019

Despite military and territorial losses, Daesh remains a global terror threat

We should not think that the fight against Daesh (Islamic State, IS) is over. • Daehs in Iraq and Syria likely to morph into insurgent movement capable of sustaining disruptive activities. • States with relatively weak governance and rule of law are the most vulnerable to establishment of large Daesh regional hubs.
February 28, 2019

Mexico: cartel-driven insecurity still dominates after general elections

Mexico hold general elections on 1 July with candidates promising a tougher stance on crime. • Homicides during Nieto tenure grew and show no signs of diminishing after 2018 elections. • Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador became the 58th Mexico's President in July 2018 and vowed to be tougher on crime, although lacked details on proposed solutions.
February 9, 2019

Iran: Government facing heightened unrest

Iran is facing social unrest since 2018 when the economical situation deterred due to international sanctions the country faced. • Trump administration compounded the situation when it withdraw from JCPOA to pursue the denuclearization agenda on it's on. •China took lead of negotiations after the US withdrawal.