A brief background on a growing systemic risk in the global economy: shadow banking in China.
In this series, Geopoliticalmonitor.com analyzes political fallout from the global plunge in oil prices. Part three focuses on Russia.
Greek voters are being asked to choose between austerity and stimulus, and the whole world is watching.
A brief overview of the historical, political, demographic, and economic issues facing Bahrain.
The Ebola epidemic is combining with a legacy of past conflicts in West Africa to create a real possibility of state collapse.
The increasingly intractable Israel-Palestinian conflict owes much of its current impasse to the doomed Oslo peace process of the 1990s.
Geopoliticalmonitor.com’s Europe-based Director of Political and Business Risk reports from the Crans Montana Forum's Homeland and Global Security Forum, held in Geneva, Switzerland (October 15-17, 2014).
A brief overview of the historical, political, demographic, and economic issues facing the Lion City.
Chechnya has been home to a power struggle between Russians and Chechens for centuries, and it could be the next region to fall under Islamic State’s expanding global shadow.
Despite NATO’s twelve-year effort to establish a stable and prosperous Afghanistan, the country remains fragile, and Taliban militia groups are still capable of launching major attacks against key strategic regions in Kabul and other major Afghan cities.