The Year Ahead focuses on twelve key events and flashpoints across the globe to watch out for as the year unfolds.

Dr. Tarek Cherkaoui Ravale Mohydin Michael Arnold M. Metin Başbay December 2019

2020: The Year Ahead focuses on twelve key events and flashpoints across the globe to watch out for as the year unfolds. ​The report focuses on themes and hotspots that are likely to feature in the news cycle more frequently than others. For instance, Iraq, Lebanon, and Algeria will continue to experience political, economic and social upheaval as they move through their respective political transitions. Similarly, developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, Saudi Arabia, Kashmir, the Sahel Region, as well as other issues, will be examined and analysed with forecasts provided regarding their potential trajectories.

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