Israel – Coalition Weathering the Storm Intact

A 50-day Israeli military operation in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip ended in late August with a cease-fire agreement that will bring at least a temporary reprieve from the violence. Hamas’ stockpile of rockets – estimated by Israeli intelligence before the conflict to number around 10,000—is Read Entire Entry

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Colombia

Qualified Mandate for Peace The 2014 presidential election was billed as a referendum on the peace process initiated by the incumbent, Juan Manuel Santos, aimed at ending a decades-old armed conflict with leftist guerrillas. At a run-off contest held in June, Santos defeated Oscar Ivan Zuluaga, who Read Entire Entry

Iraq

MOST LIKELY REGIMES AND THEIR PROBABILITIES 18-Month: National Unity Coalition 50% (40%) Five-Year: National Unity Coalition 40% FORECASTS OF RISK TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS   Turmoil Financial Transfer Direct Investment Export Market 18-Month: Very High B- C- C Five-Year: High C (C+) C- (C) C ( ) Read Entire Entry