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.
Before the dust had even settled on Tuesday night, the first volleys were being fired in the next big electoral contest in the United States.
With polls increasingly pointing to a Republican takeover of the Senate in upcoming US midterm elections, it’s worth examining how such an outcome will affect domestic and foreign policy in Washington.
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).
In a move echoing the administrative and social media focus of Islamic State, the new leader of CE has called on fighters to engage in conflict on a political, economic, and informational front - not just a military one.
While it is still unclear how far the effects of this week’s attacks will reach, what is clear is that things in Canada are unlikely to be the same anytime soon.