As a preview to an upcoming series starting Sept. 30, Stratfor Asia-Pacific Analyst John Minnich examines China's goal of developing energy and natural resources in the western province of Xinjiang and beyond to Central Asia.
Stratfor Vice President of Global Analysis Reva Bhalla explains the strategic interests driving foreign aid to Egypt and how ongoing unrest could affect the country's relationships with international donors. For more analysis, visit:
Stratfor Vice President of Global Analysis Reva Bhalla examines the fragile peace negotiations between India and Pakistan and how they are complicated by the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan.
Stratfor East Asia Analyst John Minnich examines the economic hardship in China's Shenmu County, brought on by the falling price of coal, and discusses the crisis' foreshadowing of larger economics problems for China.
Stratfor Founder George Friedman and Vice President of East Asia Analysis Rodger Baker discuss China's diminishing capability as a global manufacturing hub and examine the 16 countries that may replace it.
As the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War approaches, Analyst Rodger Baker examines the attempts by North Korea's leaders to gradually strengthen the country's economy. For more analysis, visit:
Stratfor's Director of Analysis for Latin America Karen Hooper examines the effects the expansion of the Panama Canal will have on shipping and trade when is completed in 2015. For more analysis, visit:
Stratfor Chief Geopolitical Analyst Robert D. Kaplan and Senior East Asia Analyst Matt Gertken discuss the recent consolidation of state control and buildup of military assets across Asia. For more analysis, visit:
Stratfor Vice President of International Projects Jennifer Richmond examines China's proposed ban on low-grade imported coal and the possible international and domestic implications of its implementation.
Stratfor Vice President of Global Analysis Reva Bhalla explains how the recent protests in Turkey pose challenges to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's presidential ambitions and peace negotiations with Kurdish rebels.
Stratfor Vice President of Intelligence Fred Burton examines the Cold War-era espionage techniques that came to light during the recent detention and expulsion of an American working at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow.
Stratfor Vice President of Africa Analysis Mark Schroeder discusses the political challenges facing Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's campaign to thwart Boko Haram's militancy in the country's northeast.
Stratfor founder and chairman George Friedman looks at significant changes in Mexico's policy toward the drug cartels and the economy following U.S. President Barack Obama's two-day visit to the country.
Stratfor Founder and Chairman George Friedman explains how Saudi-backed Sunni groups are challenging the Shia-controlled government in Baghdad and curbing the prospects for Iranian dominance in the region.
Stratfor Vice President of Global Analysis Reva Bhalla discusses the recent bombing in India near the Bharatiya Janata Party headquarters and how it could indicate a shift in tactics by Indian Mujahideen.
Stratfor Director of Analysis for Latin America Karen Hooper discusses Nicolas Maduro's narrow victory in the Venezuelan elections and the challenges ahead for governing the country while maintaining unity within the leadership circle.
Stratfor's Vice President of Africa Analysis Mark Schroeder discusses the links between al Qaeda and the jihadist groups operating in north and west Africa, threats to Nigeria and the French intervention in Mali.
Stratfor's Vice President of Global Analysis Reva Bhalla discusses the Egyptian president's dependence on the military following a weekend of violent protests and the declaration of a state of emergency.
Stratfor Africa Analyst Mark Schroeder explains how the raid to free hostages held by jihadists illustrated Algeria's willingness to defend its national security regardless of foreign nationals' safety or international opinion.
Stratfor's Vice President of East Asia Analysis Rodger Baker discusses the historical cycle of China's dynastic territorial expansion and contraction and explains how this pattern affects today's Communist Party.
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