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Written by Stratfor's senior analysts, columns put our weekly reports into the proper context. “On Geopolitics” focuses on the geopolitical. “On Security," brought to us by our Threat Lens team, focuses on security. “On the Road” features dispatches from our personnel on the ground. “On Stratfor” pulls back the curtain to show our readers who we are and what we do.

On Geopolitics

European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager gives a press conference explaining the commission's antitrust case against Google.
As China continues to expand its influence, it remains uncertain whether it will be able to challenge the U.S. as a global leader, or remain a regional influencer.

On Security

In the wake of the Islamic State's defeat in Mosul, the fight between the organization and its adversaries has reached an inflection point.
Technology or security personnel are valuable resources for stopping workplace violence. But they function best as supplements to a company's main line of defense: its employees.
The age of encryption is not a fatal blow to counterterrorism efforts, and as long as authorities continue to utilize valuable low-tech intelligence methods, they will be able to adjust to this new reality.
Hezbollah supporters wave the militant group's flag at a rally in Lebanon in August 2016. With its vast network of operatives scattered around the world, Hezbollah has demonstrated its ability to stage attacks in unexpected locations to further its cause.

On the Road

Colombian United Self-Defense Forces (AUC) train Jan. 29, 2000, in the mountains northwest of Bogota. Though the group has officially been disbanded, its parts live on through Colombia's drug trade.
Much has changed in Medellin over the past 20 years.
The Beau-Rivage Palace hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. The politically neutral space hotels provide can make them ideal spaces for leaders to convene for consultation in times of crisis.
Isolated border regions, far from the gaze of Guatemala City, harbor the country's most powerful criminal syndicates.
The uncertainty surrounding the outcome of U.S. elections raises concerns in the Asia-Pacific
Brazil looms large in the consciousness of both Paraguay and Uruguay. For Paraguayans, their giant neighbor's history of imperial behavior still stirs discontent. Uruguayans, meanwhile, hold insecurities over dependence on South America's largest economy.

On Stratfor

The narrative rivers of the media world all too often ignore the good or evil of their tributaries.
What is Stratfor? David Judson explains.
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