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AUSTRALIA
7 August 2020

Australian maritime defence will rise as priority

The document significantly enhances the focus on maritime defence including the northern approaches to Australia, in terms of both doctrine and military capabilities. The…

BOLIVIA
7 August 2020

Bolivia protests and response drive health risks

BOLIVIA: Both protests and response drive health risks


KUWAIT
7 August 2020

Contention over Kuwait’s next crown prince will rise

KUWAIT: Contention over next crown prince will rise


INT
7 August 2020

Foreign policies are adopting gender goals, but slowly

This trend is paralleled by an increase in other types of gender equality policies being promoted in the development, diplomatic, security and trade sectors in numerous…

CHINA/UK
7 August 2020

Future of China-UK engagement lies in Beijing’s hands

Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks of a “calibrated” China policy that combines toughness in particular areas with continued engagement in others.


MALAYSIA
7 August 2020

Graft cases increase rancour in Malaysian politics

MALAYSIA: Graft cases increase rancour in politics


LEBANON/FRANCE
7 August 2020

Macron’s triumph in Beirut will likely lead nowhere

LEBANON/FRANCE: Macron’s Beirut triumph leads nowhere


MAURITANIA
7 August 2020

Mauritanian cabinet exit will fail to placate critics

MAURITANIA: Cabinet exit will fail to placate critics


PERU
7 August 2020

New Peru cabinet may bring Vizcarra further trouble

PERU: New cabinet may bring Vizcarra further trouble


ARGENTINA
7 August 2020

Recovery plan will need to follow Argentine debt deal

The net present value (NPV) of this fifth offer is around 37% higher than the first, largely the result of bringing forward payment dates. Despite a significant fall in…

SAUDI ARABIA
7 August 2020

Saudi Arabia may widen its tax net

The finance ministry has sought to boost non-oil revenue by increasing the value-added tax (VAT) rate and other measures. The finance minister has also floated the…

SOMALIA
7 August 2020

Somali clan conference puts pressure on president

SOMALIA: Clan conference puts pressure on president


SRI LANKA
7 August 2020

Sri Lanka poll result emboldens Rajapaksa regime

SRI LANKA: Poll result emboldens Rajapaksa regime


TANZANIA
7 August 2020

Tanzania’s elections offer little prospect of change

Although this appears all but guaranteed, internal jostling within the party, opposition politicking and allegations of undemocratic practices may make for an eventful and…

CHINA/US
7 August 2020

Trump’s WeChat ban may cause significant disruption

CHINA/US: WeChat ban may cause significant disruption


IRAN/US
7 August 2020

US Iran policy may tend more openly to regime change

IRAN/US: Policy may tend more openly to regime change


INTERNATIONAL
7 August 2020

World trade is likely to edge higher in July-September

INTERNATIONAL: Trade will edge up in July-September


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