Arctic: Global warming effects get political in a new way. That’s why you may hear about the US-Russian icebreaker gap. This may be a possible reason for the Chinese ships off the coast of Alaska, mentioned earlier.
Ukraine: Apparently a riot-worthy issue.
Zimbabwe: Hardball politics, sometime to the death.
Sri Lanka: This surprised me, and is huge. See my previous comments.
Mexico: Still time for him to turn things around?
Guatemala: A surprise? Inevitable?