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.
 
 
 
 

Writings on political risk

The start of this month marked the first anniversary of Alastair’s debut as a contributor to the e-journal, ‘The Global Lead’. Since then, he has averaged one article per week. Th hyperlinks below go to a selection of recent contributions.
 
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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.
 
 

Kim cals the shots

On 2 January, The Global Lead published Alastair’s thoughts on recent developments on the Korean peninsula.
 
 

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.