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October 2, 2019

Geo-World: Conflict & Protest September

On the 70th anniversary of China, violent protests took place in Hong Kong. Meanwhile hope has increased for US-China trade talks. US House announced that would officially launch an impeachment inquiry against Trump. In UK, the Brexit agenda has intensified. Drone attacks against Saudi oil facilities have increased risks.

September 4, 2019

Geo-World: Conflict & Protest August

Protests in Hong Kong escalated further in August. Possible Chinese attempts to interfere in the political crisis in Hong Kong could trigger more risks. Meanwhile, China and the United States retaliated against each other with new tariffs signaling that the trade rift will continue for a while.

August 6, 2019

Geo-World: Conflict & Protest July

Massive protests have taken place in Hong Kong due to the extradition bill. Tensions between U.S. and China increased. Boris Johnson has been appointed as the new PM of UK. Iran related disputes are still alive. TANAP pipeline project that will carry natural gas to Europe via Turkey has been ended.

July 3, 2019

Geo-World: Conflict & Protest June 2019

In June, the dispute between Iran and the United States faced with risky attempts including downing a U.S. drone. European political agenda will be worth monitoring even in the next month due to busy political calendar especially in the U.K. and in Italy. U.S. and China are seeking ways to reinstate trade talks.

November 17, 2017

Big Data Spain 2017: Monitoring world geopolitics through Big Data

BBVA Research presentation in one of the most important analytics conferences in Europe in Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Technologies, IoT, Machine Learning and Digital Transformation.

June 1, 2017

Geo-World: Conflict & Social Unrest - May 2017 Update

Tensions surrounding the North Korean nuclear test program remained in the spotlight becoming one of the main US foreign policy concerns. The US announced its support for the Syrian Kurdish in the fight against ISIS. The campaign to seize Raqqa is accelerating. Recent peace talks in Syria as well as the “de-escalation zone”…

May 12, 2017

Geo-World: Conflict & Social Unrest - April 2017 Update

Tensions continued between North Korea and US over the nuclear test programme and the US increased its missile defence system in the area. China will continue to maintain the statuo quo while the tone of the US escalated but softened thereafter. In the Middle East, the advances of the coalition forces continue against ISIS.…

April 11, 2017

Geo-World: Conflict & Social Unrest - March 2017 Update

After the chemical weapons attack on Syrian civilian population, the US launched its first military strike against the Assad regime sending a clearer message to Syria and North Korea. However, it is still early to know whether this is a tactical message or part of a broader strategy. Europe and Asia kept with low conflict l…