QUARTERLY FORECASTS

2019 Fourth-Quarter Forecast

MIN READSep 22, 2019 | 22:59 GMT

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Overview

The quarter will be defined by the threat of a conflict with Iran that disrupts oil supplies while the global economy nervously anticipates the next turn in the U.S.-China trade war and the possibility of an ugly U.K.-EU divorce. ...

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Global Trends

MIN READSep 13, 2019 | 20:30 GMT

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Europe

MIN READSep 18, 2019 | 20:56 GMT

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

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Asia-Pacific

MIN READSep 18, 2019 | 21:50 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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Middle East and North Africa

MIN READSep 19, 2019 | 16:31 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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South Asia

MIN READSep 19, 2019 | 16:31 GMT

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

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Americas

MIN READSep 20, 2019 | 16:36 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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Eurasia

MIN READSep 20, 2019 | 19:09 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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Sub-Saharan Africa

MIN READSep 20, 2019 | 20:16 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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