In today’s world, (almost) everything can be done with the snap of your fingers. Bored? You can simply put on your television to watch the latest movie or plug in your headphones to listen to that newly-released jam. You are probably reading this with your phone or macbook or posting information on your social media
For years I have spoken about the significance of supply chain to any nation’s economy and overall security. It is also why I started the geopolitical supply chain rundown, a series where I share my thoughts on geopolitical updates and how they affect global trade. So, it was with great delight that I read about
Between July 2019 and March 2020, Australia experienced a wildfire that has been termed as one of the worst disasters in modern history. About 1.25 billion animals were affected and more than 46 million acres were scorched. The economic damage is still unfathomable: insurers have received claims worth A$240m, and medical bills from the fires
Understanding Diversity in America: An Open Letter to African Americans and Africans in the Diaspora
For the purpose of this piece, I’d refer to African Americans born in the US as African Americans and to African Americans born in Africa as Africans, although I know that the government sees all of us as Africa Americans.
Well, esteemed readers, you’ve already heard about China and the United States’ ongoing trade war. It’s an economic conflict borne of rising protectionism between two nations that are hashing it out for the winning spot in the first trade-based Royal Rumble of the 21st century.
Over the course of the last few months, I have been quite interested in the supply chain that embodies Nigeria. It is quite interesting that Nigeria is the largest and the most populous black country in the world as it is estimated that over 200 million people are currently living in it and according to the World Economic Forum’s statistics, Nigeria is on pace to surpass the United States in population and in the next eight years, they are anticipating Nigeria’s population to be about 800 million.
Geopolitical Supply Chain
The EU and China’s relationship is growing in distrust. The Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) was signed between Europe and China last year. The agreement is intended to increase investment between the EU and China by establishing a legal framework and common rules on issues ranging from state-owned enterprises to subsidy transparency. However, relations between China and
Former French military officials sign threatening letter to the federal government On the 21st of April, twenty former generals and over 1,500 members of the military, police, and gendarmerie signed an open letter asking France’s leaders to eradicate threats and safeguard the nation/ In the letter,they added that failure to do so may call for
Russia’s foreign policy gets the world talking. For several weeks, Russia has been on the news for its foreign policy and activities around the Ukrainian border and black sea. So, when President Vladimir Putin addressed the Federal Assembly this week, it was clear that he would address some of the reasons behind the Kremlin’s actions
North America Biden’s proposed summit with Putin In an unprecedented move, U.S. President Joe Biden has proposed a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a third country to speak about the issues affecting both countries. While some observers see this as a power move from Biden, others strongly believe that Biden speaking first gives
Asia North Korea and South Korea Pick Sides North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, has pledged to develop strategic communication with China to counter hostile forces, all-round challenges, and obstructive moves. In his reply, Chinese President Xi Jinping said that he’s willing to work with North Korea and “other related parties” to “preserve peace and
North America Is the U.S. playing with fire? Washington claims that Russia was involved in interfering with the U.S. 2020 elections to undermine public trust in the election process and exacerbate socio political divisions in America. According to the report, ”we have high confidence in our assessment; Russian state and proxy actors who all serve
This year, the world witnessed a series of protests in Lebanon, Spain, Chile, Ecuador, and even Egypt. Some of these protests persisted for weeks, others for months, while some are ongoing. This article will examine the relationship between geopolitical and social-economic systems in different countries, and how they can affect international trade, and more importantly