Syria rebels agree to regime talks but without Assad

Syrian opposition groups say they are ready for UN-sponsored negotiations with representatives from the government, but insist that President Bashar al-Assad has to step down. “The aim of the political settlement is to create a state based on the principle of citizenship without Bashar al-Assad or figures of his regime having a place in it or any […]

Over 1 million displaced, Ukraine in Crisis

I’ve been using the following infographic from Deutche Bank for almost six months now. It’s still relevant from a geopolitical and business management perspective. However, what it doesn’t capture is the scale of the humanitarian crisis which has continued to escalate over the intervening period. In this Reuters article today it is estimated that over […]