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China and Saudi Arabia solar investments reshaping geopolitics

Riyadh - Uneasy about its oil dependence and lack of domestic manufacturing capabilities, Saudi Arabia is courting China for help with the next stage of its energy policy, amid predictions that renewable energy generation will change modern geopolitics.

Canada’s GDP contracts for the first time in almost a year

After a flat Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reading of 0.0 percent in July, Canada's GDP for August unexpectedly fell by 0.1 percent month-over-month, according to the latest report from Statistics Canada.

Nearly 20,000 Iraqi deaths since 2014

Nearly 20,000 civilians have died in Iraq since 2014, according to the United Nations. More than 36,000 Iraqis have been wounded in the same period.

Op-Ed: How Vladimir Putin outmaneuvered the west

Once again Vladimir Putin has outmaneuvered the West regarding Ukraine. I’m no fan of Putin but his emphasis on strategy rather than tactics seems to be paying off. The USA/Europe seem only use tactical thinking rather than have a clear strategy in mind

Middle East will face severe water scarcity between 2015 and 2020

Jordan faces massive water shortages due to limited resources, population growth, open borders for refugees, constant interruptions to water projects and an ongoing water dispute with Israel

Op-Ed: Cameron’s visit to India — Pounds, rupees and democracy

David Cameron's visit is not only about trade, but also about the West's relationship with India and the hope for democracy in Asia.

Op-Ed: Secession, National Sovereignty, and Territorial Integrity

When Kosovo attained its independence in February 2008, some pundits warned against this precedent-setting event and foresaw a disintegration of sovereign states from Belgium to Russia. This time, with South Sudan, they remained mum.

Op-Ed: Europe is losing the pipeline politics of the Black Sea

As black blood bubbles out of the cankerous wound in the Gulf of Mexico, fossil fuel traffic through the Black Sea is set to grow with the intensified struggle to secure energy corridors from the Caspian Sea region to Europe.

Op-Ed: The Battle of Africa has begun in earnest

The Battle of Africa will be fought between three major players, the United States, China and France, and they are all using different tactics. What is at stake and what are the prospects for each side in this crucial geopolitical and economic struggle?

Yes Americans: Your Empire is Crumbling

A professor of political science at Hofstra University in New York wrote thirty-six sure signs for the American empire demise.

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author and geopolitical expert George Friedman s book  The Next Decade  looks at America s role in a...
author and geopolitical expert George Friedman's book "The Next Decade" looks at America's role in a changing world. Published by Doubleday (2011)

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