Marco Vicenzino speaks to Euromoney about how political and economic concerns are mounting for China investors Vicenzino is a Euromoney Country Risk Expert “The Evergrande crisis is a prime example of the broader systemic challenges that the CCP faces.”  – Marco Vicenzino INVESTOR FEARS: RECENT BUSINESS CRACKDOWN BY CHINESE COMMUNIST PARTY (CCP)  “Foreign investors have clearly…

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“U.S.-NATO failure in Afghanistan creates a void that results in a far more dangerous world,“ says geopolitical analyst Marco Vicenzino This interview was conducted with Norway’s leading weekly newspaper Morgenbladet on August 17th, 2021, immediately after the fall of the Afghan capital Kabul.  The terrorist attack on the United States on September 11, 2001, for…

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7 May 2021 Marco Vicenzino, a Euromoney Country Risk Expert, analyzes U.S. investor confidence under the new Biden administration in a recent Euromoney Special Risk Survey. The survey, conducted in early May 2021, also provided an opportunity to evaluate the risks after the reopening of the economy in the wake of the Covid-19 global pandemic. …

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May 6th, 2020 As numerous countries gradually emerge from nearly two months of Covid-19 quarantines, many citizens will struggle to transition from lockdown limbo to the “new” normal and its accompanying realities. Political necessity, public pressure and economic survival demand the start of a re-opening process – and where reasonably possible, at a progressively elevated pace.…

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By Marco Vicenzino, 4 April 2021 For decades, the kingdom of Jordan has been one of the closest and most reliable U.S. allies in the Middle East. The American political establishment, and its western allies, have seen Jordan as a bastion of stability and moderation in a historically conflicted region. However, perceptions in Washington, and…

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After 400 years of foreign domination, Greece began its war of independence on 25 March 1821 and now enters its third century of freedom. It was achieved through the sacrifices of those who believed in something above and beyond themselves — and the geopolitical calculations of the major powers of the time (primarily Britain, France and Russia).…

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As an international conference speaker, I am often asked: “What keeps you awake at night?” My consistent reply over the years has been: pandemics. History is littered with catastrophic examples. In a recent speech to private investors about the coronavirus, I warned them not to underestimate the virus’ ability to spread havoc in global markets.…

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The fierce pursuit of those who caused America’s most egregious and embarrassing security failure on January 6th must be matched with equal, if not greater, determination by pursuing those in power who actually failed to prevent it (This article was originally published on Inauguration Day, January 20th, 2021) As Joseph R. Biden, Jr., was inaugurated…

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The escalating maritime dispute between Turkey and Greece involving the delimitation of their continental shelves can no longer be viewed as a bilateral issue. It must be interpreted within the broader context of Turkey-European Union relations, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s strategic and geopolitical ambitions in the Eastern Mediterranean and beyond, as well as in light…

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