In this series, Geopoliticalmonitor.com analyzes political fallout from the global plunge in oil prices. Part one focuses on Venezuela and Cuba.
2015 projects to be another difficult year for the Middle East, with old vacuums widening and a few new ones opening up.
2015 will set the tone of US-Russia relations for decades to come.
Nigeria is home to a fundamentalist insurgency that predates the ascendance of ISIS, and 2015 could just be the year that Boko Haram succeeds in carving a chunk out of Africa’s most populous state.
For Colombia’s Santos government, the FARC insurgency and the fortunes of Colombia’s energy sector are very much intertwined.
Though not necessarily the USSR of old, Vladimir Putin is building up a political culture that will outlast his rule.