Political risk must-reads

November 25, 2013

Eurasia Group’s weekly selection of essential reading for the political-risk junkie — presented in no particular order. As always, feel free to give us your feedback or selections by tweeting at us via @EurasiaGroup or @ianbremmer.

America should not try to keep its shale gas to itself — Bill Richardson

Russia uses energy as a tool of its foreign policy. America should too.

The year of leading from behind — The Economist

What happens when Mexico’s reforms “begin to hurt the powerful interests they are aimed at?”

What would JFK have done about Iran? — Graham Allison

Lessons from the Cuban missile crisis offer a way forward with Iran.

Russia’s 21st century malaise in five grim charts — Brian Bremner

Five very good reasons that Russia is headed in the wrong direction.

European Square: Hashtag of Ukraine protest — BBC Trending

Is Ukraine turning its back on Europe? These protesters have found a new way to say no.


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