“Buhari’s hoping that difficult times lead to greater support for him,” Mark Schroeder, an Africa analyst at Stratfor, a geopolitical advisory company, said by phone from Austin, Texas. “The poor handling of the insurgency has raised criticism of the Jonathan government and shifted support to the opposition.”
Live interview with Stratfor's economy analyst on CBC's prime time business program "The Exchange" to provide commentary on the different scenarios that could result from ongoing talks between the EU and Greece.
According to a new post-election poll, the Coalition of the Radical Left party, known as Syriza, still leads by a wide margin in approval ratings over the center-right New Democracy party, Greek Reporter reported March 3.
China needs a law to more tightly regulate foreign nongovernmental organizations for national security purposes, a government spokeswoman said ahead of the annual session of the National People’s Congress, Reuters reported March 4.
The Kurdistan Regional Government has received its first 2015 budget payment of some $208 million from Baghdad, the spokesman for the region’s Minister of Finance said March 4, according to Iraq Oil Report.