Political Risk Vignettes

In the past couple of weeks Alastair has published four more short pieces on political risk in The Global Lead examining the Brazilian and Indian elections, Brexit, oil (which also featured in Arab Digest) and US/China relations.
 
 
 
 

“Much Ado About Everything No 2: Mueller Matters Too”

So to my second vignette for The Global Lead. I doubt there is any argument other than that the Mueller investigation matters; but I nevertheless think it worth dissecting why it (and, on a minor but related diversion, the Kavanaugh confirmation) matters to the outcome of the now imminent midterms and what could happen thereafter.

https://mavenroundtable.io/globallead/politics/much-ado-about-everything-no-2-mueller-matters-too-RGKDRoH0J0StE0-05WIHKQ/

Oil Supply, Trade Wars, Brexit and more.

Throughout February and early March Alastair published several articles discussing the growing global tensions. They are listed below.

 

On 14 February, The Global Lead published an article by Alastair on the potential threat in the Gulf region to global oil supplies.
 
On 21 February, The Global Lead published an article by Alastair reflecting on the Mueller investigation and Russia’s hybrid war against the West.
 
On 22 February, The Global Lead published an updated article by Alastair reflecting on developments on the Korean peninsula and their implications.
 
Also on 22 February, The Global Lead published an update by Alastair reflecting on growing trade tensions. 
 
On 26 February, The Global Lead published an article by Alastair reflecting on the scrapping of presidential term limits in China.
 
On 4 March, The Global Lead published an article by Alastair asking whether we are now in a ‘trade war’ and if not how likely it is that we are heading for one.
 
On 5 March, The Global Lead published an article on Brexit by Alastair complementing his 24 February one on the same subject.
 
 

China’s relations with the West

Also on 30 December, The Global Lead also published an article by Alastair on China’s relations with the West, with special reference to trade.