Top Trends: Hybrid War Balkanization, Trumpism vs. Globalism, Renaissance 2.0
Opinion

Top Trends: Hybrid War Balkanization, Trumpism vs. Globalism, Renaissance 2.0

Three of the top worldwide trends that will continue to influence International Relations across the next decade are the threat of Hybrid War Balkanization, the ongoing struggle between Trumpism vs. Globalism, and the prospects of a Renaissance 2.0, with the most likely vision of the future being a blend of these prevailing tendencies. Strategic forecasting…

Trump’s Global Trade War Could Lead to Financial Armageddon
Opinion

Trump’s Global Trade War Could Lead to Financial Armageddon

The global trade war ignited by Trump risks ruining the market for the most lucrative and crucial American export items, the US Treasury bonds. The so-called “Bondageddon” could hurt the US economy in more ways than one. Donald Trump proved that he doesn’t back down from a fight and pulls no punches when it comes to promoting…

China is Building a Navy to Displace, Not Defeat the US in Asia
Opinion

China is Building a Navy to Displace, Not Defeat the US in Asia

In many ways, China’s socioeconomic and military influence in Asia has already balanced a long-lopsided equation of geopolitical power in the region. The social and economic stability brought by the rise of China along with the rest of Asia has helped eliminate many of the “dark alleys” the US and its European allies have often…

US Dollar is Losing Ground in Southeast Asian Countries
Miscellaneous

US Dollar is Losing Ground in Southeast Asian Countries

One of the world’s most important processes in recent years has been the weakening of the US dollar on the international currency market and the desire of many countries to abandon it in order to release their economies from US influence. The United States is resisting this process. Recently, the US created the Trans-Pacific Partnership:…