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Obama's Foreign Policy 'Tetralemma'

US President Barack Obama's administration faces a major 'tetralemma' in terms of prioritising its foreign policy challenges. The four main geopolitical challenges for the US are (in west to east...

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A World Of City States?

For some years now, social scientists and some economic historians have spoken about how cities are displacing nation-states as the most important actors on the world stage. According to the city-...

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Much At Stake For Iran In Iraq Crisis

Much is at stake for Iran, as fighting continues in Iraq between government forces and the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS). Iran's major concern is that the weakening of Iraqi Prime...

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Global Emerging Markets Update

Below is a selection of our key emerging views, as taken from the latest edition of our weekly Emerging Markets Monitor publication. We expect currencies in Emerging Asia to outperform the US...

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