Category Archives: States of Uncertainty

Thailand’s troubled transition

Thailand: A troubled change of power, by Harrison Cheng. Political instability in Thailand will increase in 2017 on the back of a royal transition and general elections scheduled late in the year. The passing of revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej in October 2016 will complicate the operating environment for years to come. The security environment and…
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What’s next for Zimbabwe?

The Mugabe end game: What’s next for Zimbabwe? by Barnaby Fletcher. In early September 2016 the gossiping classes of Harare seized on a new rumour. President Robert Mugabe had abruptly left a Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit in Swaziland two days earlier, and a sudden diversion in his flight to Singapore prompted speculation of…
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