The Former Soviet Union In 2016

Despite a weakening economy at home, the Kremlin will continue to focus on foreign policy matters.

Middle East & North Africa In 2016

The geopolitical rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran will drive regional developments in 2016.

Turkey In 2016

Concerned about developments on its southern border, Turkey will adopt a more assertive stance towards the Syrian and possibly engage in a limited intervention.

The United States In 2016

In an election year, the US will face a bold Kremlin, fractious Middle East and assertive China.