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Mounting Chinese pressure on Taiwan

The incursions of Taiwan’s ADIZ by a record number of Chinese warplanes exemplifies intensifying geopolitical tensions in East Asia amid the China-United States (US) competition but does not signify imminent conflict.

2021 Quarter 4 Forecast

As we approach the end of a tumultuous year, we highlight some of the key risks to look out for across the globe in Quarter 4.

Afghanistan Under the Taliban, Again

After its lightning victory over the US-backed government in the beginning of August, the Taliban must adapt to openly ruling the country, and managing Afghanistan’s many divisions, the most important of which is who controls the spoils of victory.

Twenty years after 9/11: the never-ended Global War on Terror

Twenty years after 9/11, US-led foreign military forces pulled out of Afghanistan, but they will continue to maintain a presence in the Middle East and Africa for the foreseeable future, due to persisting threats from new militant groups.

Fall of Kabul

For the first time in 20 years, the Taliban is back in power, promising change but so far showing little sign of it as it continues to maneuver for primacy in a country divided by a half-century of civil war.

Mounting Chinese pressure on Taiwan

The incursions of Taiwan’s ADIZ by a record number of Chinese warplanes exemplifies intensifying geopolitical tensions in East Asia amid the China-United States (US) competition but does not signify imminent conflict.

2021 Quarter 4 Forecast

As we approach the end of a tumultuous year, we highlight some of the key risks to look out for across the globe in Quarter 4.

Afghanistan Under the Taliban, Again

After its lightning victory over the US-backed government in the beginning of August, the Taliban must adapt to openly ruling the country, and managing Afghanistan’s many divisions, the most important of which is who controls the spoils of victory.

Twenty years after 9/11: the never-ended Global War on Terror

Twenty years after 9/11, US-led foreign military forces pulled out of Afghanistan, but they will continue to maintain a presence in the Middle East and Africa for the foreseeable future, due to persisting threats from new militant groups.

Fall of Kabul

For the first time in 20 years, the Taliban is back in power, promising change but so far showing little sign of it as it continues to maneuver for primacy in a country divided by a half-century of civil war.

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