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Published on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 | Updated on Thursday, December 5, 2019

Geo-World: Conflict & Protest November

The protests in Iraq, Lebanon and Iran against government policies triggered questions about the regional stability. Hong Kong pro-democracy candidates gained huge victory in local elections. Social unrest in Latin America intensified in some countries and they should be closely monitored.

Key points

  • Key points:
  • Social instability increased during last months in some Latin American countries. Demonstrations rose in Colombia during last month and continue in Chile.
  • Middle East protests continued in November with escalation. Iraqi Prime Minister resigned. Lebanese political noise increased.
  • Western leaders will meet in NATO Summit in London. NATO defense spending increased Secretary General said.
  • Pro-democracy supporters won victory in local elections in Hong Kong. U.S. also stepped in with serious resolutions to support protestors.

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