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FLASH: Emerging Markets Reeling from Investor Flight to Safety

Sao_Paulo_Stock_Exchange, cc Flickr Rafael Matsunaga, modified,

Developing market currencies are tumbling around the world as investors pull out in favor of safer returns in the United States and elsewhere.

Brazil: New President, Old Problems

Temer12, cc Flickr PMDB Nacional, modified,

With the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s political crisis has entered a new and dangerous phase.

An Olympic-Sized Disaster Brewing in Brazil

Brazflag, cc Flickr Michael, modified,

With Zika, fiscal collapse, and security service strikes, the list of reasons why the Olympic Games should have been moved is growing.

Modi’s Foreign Policy: Tectonic Shift or Business as Usual?

an Indian Akula Class Submarine surfaces.

A decisive electoral win in the world’s largest democracy has the potential to re-draw some of Asia’s longstanding geopolitical fault lines.

How Long Can the “Modi Bump” in Indian Markets Last?

India PM Narendra Modi

A historic victory for the business-friendly Narendra Modi has Indian equities surging, but will the prime minister elect really be able to duplicate his Gujarat success on the national scale?

Xinjiang Unrest: Impact on Regional Energy Security

A gas station in China's Xinjiang Province.

A recent spate of attacks in China’s restive Xinjiang province has some worried about the long-term risk to regional energy supplies.

Will Modi Be the Next Prime Minister of India?

India Economic Summit 2008’s Amitava Mukherjee evaluates ongoing parliamentary elections in India to find out whether Narendra Modi has the support needed to become prime minister.

Should India Dive into the Shale Boom?


The global shale boom offers India the tantalizing prospect of an escape from energy scarcity – but at what environmental cost?

Water Wars: The Next Clash between India and China

Water war between India and China

The Geopoliticalmonitor’s Amitava Mukherjee discusses how conflicts over the trans-national Brahmaputra River may come to harm relations between China and India.  

Soft Power in Asia: Everyone Wants It, No one Gets It

Asian Reporter

The Geopoliticalmonitor’s Zachary Fillingham takes a look at a few recent soft power missteps in East Asia. 

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