Baghdad is trying to find new ways to placate Sunni unrest.
New policies suggest Japan is becoming more creative in managing its economic troubles.
Until a leader ethnically and religiously closer to the group emerges, an amnesty deal is unlikely.
This is an internal Stratfor document listing significant meetings and events for the next week.
Political and economic differences further strain relations between Paris and Berlin.
The Yamal-II project would reduce Ukraine's already waning leverage while strengthening Poland.
Belgrade maintains both relationships to yield more benefits.
The president's party is trying to recover from a series of political setbacks.