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  • Russia Regains Its Momentum Across Eurasia

    (ALEXEI DRUZHININ/AFP/Getty Images) Forecast Highlights The Russia-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and Eurasian Economic Union will soon gain more clout across Eurasia. The region’s precarious security environment and Europe’s persistent divisions will force the blocs’ members to cooperate more closely ...

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  • What Comes Next for France?

    Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the French presidential election averted a crisis for the European Union. Had she prevailed in Sunday’s vote, Marine Le Pen could have helped set the bloc’s demise in motion, even if her most radical proposals, such as holding a referendum on France’s eurozone membership, would have been...

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  • 2nd Quarter Forecast Courtesy of Stratfor.com

    The administration of Donald Trump has said it would “level the playing field” of the global economy. To that end, the United States will pursue bilateral talks with its trade partners in hopes of more effectively asserting its interests. These efforts could include any number of measures, from creating the regulatory conditions needed to encou...

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  • For Greece and Its Creditors, the Clock Is Ticking

    For Greece and its creditors, time is slipping away. Both sides have strong incentive to wrap up a review of the country’s third bailout program by March. But despite the sense of urgency, a recent meeting between their representatives ended without a deal. Greek farmers protesting tax increases use their tractors to block a border ...

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  • Another Bump on Russia’s Road to Reconciliation

    Russia’s grand plans to change its relationship with the West this year have hit quite a few snags so far. At the start of the year, Moscow looked poised to divide the Western front against it by widening divisions within Europe while also cozying up to the new and seemingly friendlier presidential administration in the United States. But Russia&#...

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