Tagged: China

How China could use trade to force North Korea to play nice with the West

China can end the Korean nuclear crisis with considerable economic leverage and a security apparatus to contain any unforeseen consequence. Until recently, Beijing was seemingly wary of engaging itself further in a potentially disastrous and...

Mid-2017 Global Geopolitical Forecast

A U.S. in Retreat Will Lead to Increased Unilateral Action by Allies Under the administration of Donald Trump, the United States has been attempting to rebalance its priorities, giving the appearance that it is stepping...

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Escalation on the Korean Peninsula

Heightened Tensions with North Korea as US Navy Deploys a Third Carrier Strike Group to the Region. Under Trump’s direction, the Department of Defense led by Secretary James Mattis has been given a significant degree...

Could Venezuela Become a Failed State?

The worst-case scenario for Venezuela: Prolonged economic crisis and food shortages, coupled with rapidly escalating violence and unchecked arms proliferation could lead to a civil war If there isn’t any meaningful resolution of the crisis...