Promises, Promises During the 2012 presidential campaign, Vladimir Putin sought to dampen popular opposition to his return as president by making some very expensive promises, the cost of which will not be affordable without comparable increases in state revenues, the main source of which is income Read Entire Entry

Philippines Update

MOST LIKELY REGIMES AND THEIR PROBABILITIES 18-Month: Reformist Coalition 65% (55%) Five-Year: Reformist Coalition 55% (60%) FORECASTS OF RISK TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Turmoil Financial Transfer Direct Investment Export Market 18-Month: Moderate B+ B+ (B) B Five-Year: Moderate B B+ (B) B+ (B) ( ) Read Entire Entry