Bi-Weekly Geopolitical Report

Bi-Weekly Geopolitical Report – Parsing the World’s New Geopolitical Blocs (May 9, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA | PDF Don’t miss the accompanying Geopolitical Podcast, now available on our website and most podcast platforms: Apple | Spotify | Google For more than a decade, we at Confluence have been tracking and writing about the waning commitment of the U.S. to its role as global hegemon.  We’ve shown how… Read More »

Bi-Weekly Geopolitical Report – The Russians Respond (April 25, 2022)

by Bill O’Grady | PDF Don’t miss the accompanying Geopolitical Podcast, now available on our website and most podcast platforms: Apple | Spotify | Google In mid-March, we wrote a report detailing the effects of financial sanctions on Russia.  And now, about six weeks later, we are seeing the response from Russia.  As we noted… Read More »

Bi-Weekly Geopolitical Report – The Bosnian Divide (April 11, 2022)

by Thomas Wash | PDF Don’t miss the accompanying Geopolitical Podcast, now available on our website and most podcast platforms: Apple | Spotify | Google It took just two shots from Gavrilo Princip to change the world. That day in Sarajevo marked the end of the Habsburg dynasty, ignited the first of two intercontinental wars,… Read More »

Bi-Weekly Geopolitical Report – The New Era of Higher Defense Budgets (March 28, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA | PDF Don’t miss the accompanying Geopolitical Podcast, now available on our website and most podcast platforms: Apple | Spotify | Google The Russia-Ukraine war has transformed the world in the blink of an eye.  We think the war and its aftermath will reverse much of the economic globalization of recent… Read More »

Bi-Weekly Geopolitical Report – The Ukraine War and the Path of Globalization (March 14, 2022)

by Bill O’Grady | PDF Don’t miss the accompanying Geopolitical Podcast, now available on our website and most podcast platforms: Apple | Spotify | Google There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen. ̶ Vladimir Lenin Over the coming weeks, we will be analyzing the impact of the war in… Read More »

Bi-Weekly Geopolitical Report – The Turkish Experiment (February 28, 2022)

by Bill O’Grady | PDF Don’t miss the accompanying Geopolitical Podcast, now available on our website and most podcast platforms: Apple | Spotify | Google The Turkish economy is being roiled by spiking inflation and a sharp decline in the Turkish lira (TRY).  The orthodox response to such a macroeconomic crisis is austerity.  Fiscal and… Read More »

Bi-Weekly Geopolitical Report – Ukraine: Key Questions (February 14, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Bill O’Grady | PDF Don’t miss the accompanying Geopolitical Podcast, now available on our website and most podcast platforms: Apple | Spotify | Google For the past two months, Russia has been mobilizing around Ukraine, leading to fears that Moscow is planning to invade.  The U.S. has warned Russia against… Read More »

Bi-Weekly Geopolitical Report – Two Power Plays in Kazakhstan (January 31, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Bill O’Grady | PDF Don’t miss the accompanying Geopolitical Podcast, now available on our website and most podcast platforms: Apple | Spotify | Google Over the past month, unrest has developed in Kazakhstan.  The unrest began as protests against rising fuel prices, but it soon blossomed into broader, more widespread,… Read More »

Bi-Weekly Geopolitical Report – What Would a U.S.-China War Look Like? (January 18, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA | PDF (Note: As we shift to a bi-weekly publication schedule for this report in 2022, we introduce the accompanying Geopolitical Podcast, now available on our website and most podcast platforms: Apple | Spotify | Google) We’ve written extensively about the worsening geopolitical tensions between the United States and China, which… Read More »

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