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  • Dec 1 at 10:16 PM
    India is not the first country to combat crippling urban smog as its economy develops. The United States and the United Kingdom struggled with the negative consequences of pollution in the mid-20th century. For several decades, the industrial cities on China's eastern coast have grappled with the damaging environmental effects of rapid economic growth and an expanding population. But the circumstances in which India must fight that battle are different from those of its predecessors. http://ow.ly/RzWO30gVG3y
  • Dec 1 at 0:12 AM
    The mythical Kra Canal has come back into the international spotlight. The Strait of Malacca, the Indo-Pacific's main supply route and one of the worlds critical chokepoints, handles 15-20 percent of global trade and one-third of the world's oil shipments. But estimates suggest the strait may not be able to accommodate the ever-increasing traffic. The risk and any possibility of a U.S. naval blockade has driven China to try to cultivate alternative supply routes to the Indian Ocean, including the Kra Canal. Nevertheless, it's kept its interest in the new waterway across the central Malay Peninsula as quiet as possible. Here's why: http://ow.ly/U3Ph30gVaBK
  • Nov 27 at 11:34 PM
    Contributor Perspective from Tolga Ozyurtcu: Sweden will join neighbors Denmark and Iceland, marking the first World Cup finals featuring three Nordic teams. http://ow.ly/tslC30gQZZy
  • Nov 24 at 8:10 PM
    Need more conversations about geopolitics in your life? Catch up on all 44 episodes of the Stratfor Podcast: https://hubs.ly/H09dtVJ0

Dec 1, 10:16 PM

India is not the first country to combat crippling urban smog as its economy develops. The United States and the United Kingdom struggled with the negative consequences of pollution in the mid-20th century. For several decades, the industrial cities on China's eastern coast have grappled with the damaging environmental effects of rapid economic growth and an expanding population. But the circumstances in which India must fight that battle are different from those of its predecessors. http://ow.ly/RzWO30gVG3y

Dec 1, 0:12 AM

The mythical Kra Canal has come back into the international spotlight. The Strait of Malacca, the Indo-Pacific's main supply route and one of the worlds critical chokepoints, handles 15-20 percent of global trade and one-third of the world's oil shipments. But estimates suggest the strait may not be able to accommodate the ever-increasing traffic. The risk and any possibility of a U.S. naval blockade has driven China to try to cultivate alternative supply routes to the Indian Ocean, including the Kra Canal. Nevertheless, it's kept its interest in the new waterway across the central Malay Peninsula as quiet as possible. Here's why: http://ow.ly/U3Ph30gVaBK

Nov 27, 11:34 PM

Contributor Perspective from Tolga Ozyurtcu: Sweden will join neighbors Denmark and Iceland, marking the first World Cup finals featuring three Nordic teams. http://ow.ly/tslC30gQZZy

Nov 24, 8:10 PM

Need more conversations about geopolitics in your life? Catch up on all 44 episodes of the Stratfor Podcast: https://hubs.ly/H09dtVJ0