GPM Global Forecast
Italy coalition negotiations come down to the wire, Assad’s Idlib offensive rolls out, and North Korea unleashes its “super-large multiple rocket launcher.”
A biting electoral loss for Turkey’s Erdogan, an unlikely winner in the US-China trade war, and the bizarre posturing dance between Iran and the United States continues.
Japan releases a verdict on its F-35 crash, Trump backs down on Mexico tariffs, and the renminbi devaluation flirts with a symbolic threshold.
Trump meets his tropical doppelganger in Bolsonaro, a sea change unfolds in Slovak politics, and one of Central Asia’s longest-running leaders suddenly steps down.
Ebola spreading in DRC, Bank of Japan mulling an end to Abenomics, and Iran finds itself under US sanctions once again.
The North Korea denuclearization effort is crumbling, Putin dials back pension reform amid protests, and Argentina experiences flashbacks over unattainable IMF targets.
Qatar attempts a financial rescue of its Turkish ally, markets rejoice as new US-China trade talks are announced for late August, and Ghazni city is liberated in Afghanistan.
Oil supply is disrupted in Libya, Turkish voters head to the polls on June 24, and the first rumblings of a Trump-Putin summit.
President Erdogan campaigns on Manbij and the Iran nuclear deal nears its deadline day.
Ambivalence in the United States on new Russia sanctions, a Jupiter rises to defend democracy in Europe, and the IMF predicts solid global growth for 2018.