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West To Increase Involvement In Syria

The US appears to be shifting to the view that Syria's government has used chemical weapons against its people. The White House told the US Congress on April 25 that the nation's intelligence...

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Inflation Heading Higher

Consumer price inflation in the UAE is set to trend higher over the coming months, and could accelerate to its fastest pace in four years by the end of 2013. According to latest data from the...

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Drone Wars: The Long-Term Implications

BMI View: Recent years have seen a sharp increase in the use of drones by the US in its war against Islamist militants. This practice is becoming more controversial, but the biggest consequence could...

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Non-Hydrocarbon Economy Driving Growth

BMI View: Qatar's economic growth will be largely driven by the non-hydrocarbon sector over 2013, with expanding domestic consumption and progress on infrastructure investments fuelling economic...

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Inflation Accelerating Regime's Fall

Consumer price inflation (CPI) in Syria came in at 48.1% y-o-y in September 2012, according to official figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics. Food prices (making up 41.8% of the consumer...

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Passing The Mantle

BMI View: Recent leadership changes at the top of echelons of government in Saudi Arabia suggest that the reins of power are increasingly shifting towards a younger generation. However, the February...

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