ANNUAL FORECASTS

2019 Annual Forecast

MIN READDec 3, 2018 | 01:09 GMT

A new global dynamic creates a massive headache for middle powers and globally exposed businesses attempting to navigate an increasingly complex international landscape.

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Overview

Great power competition is only set to intensify in 2019 and Stratfor's Annual Forecast outlines the critical issues for the coming year. ...

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Global Trends

MIN READNov 19, 2018 | 20:19 GMT

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Middle East and North Africa

MIN READNov 19, 2018 | 20:48 GMT

The Middle East and North Africa encompasses the Arabian Peninsula, the mountains of Iran, the plains of Turkey, the deserts of the Levant, the lands north of the Sahara and all coasts in between.

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Asia-Pacific

MIN READNov 27, 2018 | 13:49 GMT

Centered on the western rim of the Pacific Ocean, the Asia-Pacific region includes the easternmost countries of continental Asia as well as the archipelagos that punctuate the coast.

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Europe

MIN READNov 27, 2018 | 20:43 GMT

Europe is a continent riven by pockets of distinct cultures whose differences are all too often irreconcilable.

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South Asia

MIN READNov 28, 2018 | 15:14 GMT

Everything that informs geopolitics can be found in South Asia: challenging demographics, geographic diversity, and contentious, ill-defined borders.

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Eurasia

MIN READNov 28, 2018 | 17:57 GMT

Eurasia connects the East to the West, forming a land bridge that borders Europe, the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and South Asia.

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Americas

MIN READNov 28, 2018 | 19:59 GMT

This geographically, culturally and politically diverse region is home to the United States, a nation whose geography helped it become the foremost economic and military power in the world

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Sub-Saharan Africa

MIN READNov 28, 2018 | 22:31 GMT

Covering an area that spans the entire width of the continent beginning at the Sahara Desert and ending at the southernmost tip of South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa is home to countless cultures, languages, religions, plants, animals and natural resources.

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