The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum afforded an opportunity for all manner of geopolitically awkward encounters, whether Obama and Putin or Xi and Abe. And though the proceedings yielded little in terms of diplomatic breakthroughs, there are still some key takeaways from the event.
Experts believe that CETA could benefit Canada more than the EU, but only if laws are passed to revive Canadian competitiveness.
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 Republican majority in the US Senate might be what ultimately frees the controversial pipeline project from its administrative limbo.
The latest meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization wrapped up in Tajikistan with pledges of deeper economic cooperation and new member-states in the years to come.
The opposition movement to occupy the Red Zone in Islamabad is sapping investor confidence just when Pakistan needs it the most.
Platinum heavyweights have set their sights elsewhere after protracted labor disputes hurt their operations in South Africa. But a recent mine closure in Zimbabwe suggests that risks remain in platinum markets.