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The Yearly Foreword

Predictive Analytics for Geopolitical Risk

To start the new year, Predata has examined trends from 2018 to reveal what will be most important to track in 2019.

Concern over the escalating US-China trade war dogged the US economy in 2018. After agreeing to a temporary truce on the sidelines of the G20 on December 1, Presidents Trump and Xi...

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PoliticsMarketsSecurityU.S. and CanadaEuropeMiddle EastAsia

The Yearly Foreword

To start the new year, Predata has examined trends from 2018 to reveal what will be most important to track in 2019.

Predictive Analytics for Geopolitical Risk

Concern over the escalating US-China trade war dogged the US economy in 2018. After agreeing to a temporary truce on the sidelines of the G20 on December 1, Presidents Trump and Xi...

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SecurityEurope

Christmas Terror Risk

After Strasbourg, threat of terror in Europe still looms over the holidays.

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On December 11, a French citizen on an Islamic extremist watchlist opened fire at a Christmas market in the town of Strasbourg, killing five and wounding 11. In the days before the...

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SecurityAsia

Uncertain Status

Squabbling over the bill for the US forces in Korea is rankling the hosts.

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As the United States seeks to restart negotiations with North Korea, which shows no signs of dismantling its nuclear program, growing tension with South Korea over the cost of basi...

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SecurityEurope

Trouble at Sea

Signals indicate Russia-Ukraine tensions set to escalate.

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Predata signals provided advanced warning of the altercation between Russian and Ukrainian vessels in the strait connecting the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. Now they suggest tens...

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SecurityAsia

Thailand Security Risk Rises

A signal that anticipates insurgent violence skyrockets.

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A separatist war continues to simmer in Thailand’s three southernmost provinces -- Pattani, Yala, and Narathiwat. The Muslim Malay majority in the region has been demanding local a...

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MarketsSecurityMiddle East

The Khashoggi Fallout

Digital scrutiny of Saudi economy and reform agenda remains high after killing of dissident journalist.

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For nearly three weeks, the killing of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi has dominated the news cycle and produced a powerful and persistent international backlash. Predat...

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SecurityAfrica

South Sudan's Impossible Peace

A deal has been signed, but the risk of violence looms.

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Last month, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir concluded a peace deal with Riek Machar, his erstwhile vice president and leader of the SPLM-IO rebel group. The deal aims to end th...

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SecurityMiddle East

The Republic Set To Strike Back

Renewed sanctions threat, terrorist attack likely to produce military reaction from Tehran.

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Today, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses the UN General Assembly amid an increasingly perilous atmosphere. Since withdrawing from the nuclear deal, the United States has r...

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SecurityAsia

Moon Goes North

Despite hype surrounding inter-Korean summit, signals indicate tepid expectations for a major breakthrough.

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Hopes are high for the third meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang this week. Some North Korea watchers took an offici...

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SecurityAsia

In Trade War, Chinese Signal No Retreat

Heightened interest in a beachside resort could signify public support for the Party in the face of the tit-for-tat with the US.

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Every summer, usually sometime in August, top Chinese Communist Party leaders disappear from public view to gather in the seaside resort town of Beidaihe for a secret conclave. Las...

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