All of South Africa’s political ills are weakening its position at the bargaining table, and may cost it billions in rand in the end.
In this series, Geopoliticalmonitor.com analyzes political fallout from the global plunge in oil prices. Part one focuses on Venezuela and Cuba.
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.
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.
Sustainable development of trans-border waterways has always been daunting for national governments, and climate change is only making things more difficult. Here are three international water conflicts to keep an eye on in the coming years.
The Geopoliticalmonitor’s Amitava Mukherjee discusses how conflicts over the trans-national Brahmaputra River may come to harm relations between China and India.