China: Latest currency news (notice the difference between the currencies in the basket, and China’s currency), and the U.S. isn’t their only cyber-espionage target.
Malaysia: Worth watching – this one won’t be going away soon.
Israel: In favor of a two-state solution. Notice the author’s qualifications.
Greece: PM resigns, calling for snap elections.
Russia: Domestic intrigue, foreign leverage (not!)
Zakaria expands on the energy sector article, and includes Iran, Iraq, Venezuela, and Saudi Arabia.
Under the ‘everything is economics‘ heading, some applied econ. Here’s an analytical framework worth having in your Forensics toolchest. Applicable to a lot of the countries on which you’ll be speaking this year.