Food Prices, Elections, And The Wagner Group In Africa

Africa is no stranger to food riots and the resulting political unrest. Experts have linked the Arab Spring, the series of upheavals in North Africa and the Middle East that led to regime change or protests in Libya, Yemen, Syria, and Tunisia, to food riots triggered by increased food prices in 2008, particularly grain. In […]

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Why Modi Won’t Leave Putin’s Side

From a strategic standpoint today, decision-makers in New Delhi believe that they can ill afford to alienate Russia because they count on Moscow to veto any adverse United Nations Security Council resolution on the fraught question of the disputed region of Kashmir. Read More Here

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The Month That Changed A Century

In little more than a month, Russian President Vladimir Putin has resurrected the threat of territorial conquest and nuclear war, jolted Western Europe awake from its long postwar torpor, and put the capstone on two decades of U.S. misdirection by defying American power and influence. Read More Here

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How War In Ukraine Is Reverberating Across World’s Regions

Impacts will flow through three main channels. One, higher prices for commodities like food and energy will push up inflation further, in turn eroding the value of incomes and weighing on demand. Two, neighboring economies in particular will grapple with disrupted trade, supply chains, and remittances as well as an historic surge in refugee flows. […]

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