Geopolitical Supply Chain Rundown

Geopolitical Supply Chain Rundown- May 7th, 2021.

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 …

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Former French Military Officials Sign Threatening Letter to the Federal Government – April 30th

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 …

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Russia’s Foreign Policy Gets the World Talking – April 23

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 …

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Biden’s Proposed Summit With Putin – April 16

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 …

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North Korea and South Korea Pick Sides – March 25

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 …

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Is the U.S. Playing With Fire? – March 18

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 …

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Azerbaijan Announces Military Drills – March 11

Transcontinental  Azerbaijan announces military drills Azerbaijan armed forces announced, on Wednesday, that they would conduct large-scale exercises from March 15th to March 18th. The drills will involve up to 10,000 personnel and approximately 100 tanks. According to the reports, the drills are to practice counterterrorism and related activities in difficult terrain. With the magnitude of …

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No Mask Requirements – Are Supply Chains Ready? – March 4

North America  No Masks Requirements – Are supply Chains Ready?  On Tuesday, Governor Greg Abbott of Texas and Governor Tate Reeves of Mississippi announced that their states will no longer require masks to be worn mandatorily.  As expected, there have been instant and diverging reactions to this news. President Biden blasted the decisions by Abbott …

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Mexico’s Dependence Challenges – Feb 24

North America Mexico’s Dependence Challenges  The ice storms in Texas disrupted natural gas supplies to Mexico, and this revived the question of Mexico’s energy independence. State-run energy company Pemex has focused primarily on oil and left the natural gas sector. And although Mexico is an oil-producing country, it does not have the refining efficiency or …

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