2018 Forecast

2018 Geopolitical Forecast: Europe

Europe’s policymakers will have their hands full with Brexit, populism, nationalism and EU reform.

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2018 Geopolitical Forecast: Sub-Saharan Africa

Migration, elections, terrorism and separatism – Africa has a lot in store for it in 2018.

Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud / Middle East
2018 Geopolitical Forecast: Middle East and North Africa

As the Syrian civil war continues to wind down, expect the regional power struggle to heat up.

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2018 Geopolitical Forecast: The Former Soviet Union

Russian politics and foreign policy will take centre stage for in 2018.

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 51st Fighter Wing at Osan Air Base, South Korea, flies with two U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II stealth fighters over the Korean Peninsula Aug. 30, 2017. This mission was conducted with U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers in a direct response to North Korea’s intermediate range ballistic missile launch, which flew directly over northern Japan on Aug. 28, 2017 amid rising tension over North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile development programs.
2018 Geopolitical Forecast: Asia Pacific

Expect tension and conflict to increase within and between many Asian nations in 2018.

U.S. President Donald Trump meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House
2018 Geopolitical Forecast: The Americas

Elections and trade will dominate the geopolitical discourse in the Americas in 2018.