The Increasingly Unstable Middle East Must Be On Every Investor’s Radar

Article posted at The Market Oracle http://www.marketoracle.co.uk/Article60749.html The Market Oracle – Financial Markets Analysis and Forecasts – CLICK TO READ ARTICLE

5 Maps That Explain The Modern Middle East

Article posted at The Market Oracle http://www.marketoracle.co.uk/Article59528.html The Market Oracle – Financial Markets Analysis and Forecasts – CLICK TO READ ARTICLE

The Middle East Is Blowing Up

Article posted at The Market Oracle http://www.marketoracle.co.uk/Article59435.html The Market Oracle – Financial Markets Analysis and Forecasts – CLICK TO READ ARTICLE

Trump, UK and the Middle East drive uncertainty

24hGold.com RSS Feed – 24hGold Editorials and commentaries

2 Choke Points That Threaten Oil Trade Between Persian Gulf And East Asia

BY GEORGE FRIEDMAN : The flow of international trade has always been subject to geopolitical risk and conflicts. At all stages of the supply chain, trade inherently faces challenges posed by the geopolitical realities along a given route. Some routes are more perilous and harder to navigate than others. One such trade route is the […]

Soothing East Asia’s Nerves as Trump’s Administration Reaffirms US Power in Asia-Pacific

Forecast U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s 10-day tour of East Asia will focus primarily on easing uncertainty among U.S. allies about the administration’s policies in the region. U.S. moves to contain North Korea and compel China toward cooperation will dominate discussions in Seoul and Tokyo, though tension over the Trump administration’s trade policies will loom […]

Maps That Explain Wars In The Middle East And North Africa

BY GEORGE FRIEDMAN : The Middle East and North Africa region runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Indian Ocean and from Turkey to Yemen. The bulk of the region is along five waterways: The Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea, Persian Gulf, Black Sea, and Caspian Sea. Here are four maps that explain the dynamics and […]

The Leading Power In East Asia Will Be Japan—Not China

BY GEORGE FRIEDMAN AND JACOB L. SHAPIRO : By 2040, Japan will rise as East Asia’s leading power. This is one of our most controversial forecasts at Geopolitical Futures. Our readers know that GPF is bearish on China. And while some may disagree on that point, they usually see that the reasoning is sound. China will face serious […]