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June 4, 2019

Geo-World: Conflict & Protest May 2019

The escalation of disputes between Tehran and Washington created the major concern in the global geopolitical agenda. Europeans voted to elect their representatives in the European Parliament. British PM has resigned. The trade dispute between China and the United States could not be resolved yet.

May 7, 2019

Geo-World: Conflict & Protest April 2019

The end of April was marked by the eruption of the Israel-Palestine dispute, which could enter into a more uncertain phase with renewed heavy clashes between Israel and Hamas. Iran related disputes escalated during the month. The US and China has begun new trade talks. Elections took place in Spain and in Ukraine. Situation…

April 4, 2019

Geo-World: Conflict & Protest - March 2019

U.S. led forces have captured the last pocket of ISIS in Syria. In Venezuela, Russian material involvement could trigger more regional risks. In Asia, U.S. pressure on North Korea continues. In Algeria, instability continued during the month and led the president Bouteflika to step down his mandate. Social unrest should eas…

March 5, 2019

Geo-World: Conflict & Protest - February 2019

Massive protests erupted in Algeria after President Buteflika announced that he will run for a fifth term on Algeria’s Elections. Our social unrest tracker skyrocketed to levels not seen since the Arab Spring. A terrorist group based in Pakistan claimed responsibility over a suicide bomb in an Indian controlled region. Indi…

February 6, 2019

Geo-World: Conflict & Protest - January 2019

Venezuela’s opposition leader Guaidó declared himself as the interim president. U.S. sanctioned Maduro administration and recognized his Presidency as well as some EU members. Meanwhile, geopolitical developments in Asia are positive as China and U.S. are in trade talks. U.S. came with a plan for a safe-zone in northern Syr…

January 10, 2019

Geo-World: Conflict & Protest December 2018

U.S. President Trump announced that Washington would pull all of its troops out of Syria. In Europe, 'Yellow vests' protests movement sharply rose in France and spilled over into other European countries, increasing concerns on social stability. The trade truce between China and the U.S. and positive developments in the Kor…

December 10, 2018

Geo-World: Conflict & Protest. November 2018

The conflict in the Black Sea region between Russia and Ukraine escalated in November over the Kerch Strait. The situation has been contained for now, but it is still fragile. US and China agreed on a truce in their trade war, which brought a relief to the markets.

November 6, 2018

Geo-World: Conflict & Protest October

The main geopolitical hot spot has been the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia’s consulate. Major powers’ security strategies with regard to Syria are still unclear. The possibility of US to withdraw from INF Treaty increased the risks regarding European security. Merkel’s decision to step down as par…