Political risk must-reads
Eurasia Group‚Äôs weekly selection of essential reading for the political-risk junkie ‚ÄĒ presented in no particular order. As always, feel free to give us your feedback or selections by tweeting at us via¬†@EurasiaGroup¬†or¬†@
‚ÄúSaudi Arabia‚Äôs Shadow War‚ÄĚ ‚Äď David Kenner,¬†Foreign Policy
Is Saudi Arabia enlisting Pakistan to train Syrian rebels?
‚ÄúA little local difficulty‚ÄĚ ‚Äď The Economist
In its attempt to keep unwanted stories out of the news, China has begun to create headlines of its own for cracking down on foreign journalism in the country.
‚ÄúIndia to beat US in number of Internet users: report‚ÄĚ ‚Äď Times of India
A recent report estimates that India will overtake the US to become the world‚Äôs second largest internet base within eight months.
‚ÄúHere‚Äôs my plan to improve our world ‚Äď and how you can help‚ÄĚ ‚Äď Bill Gates,¬†Wired
Bill Gates on maximizing returns for what he calls “catalytic philanthropy.”
‚Äú80 people publicly executed across North Korea for films, Bibles‚ÄĚ ‚Äď Jessica Chasmar,¬†The Washington Times
Could the first mass executions in the Kim Jong-un regime be a signpost for growing unrest?