ISIL's oil production maybe in decline but that does not mean the group will simply disappear.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank addresses a pressing need in Asia and its differences with existing multilateral banks may help it to be more responsive.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization will likely become less functional and coherent as the group gets bigger. Form will start to drive function, and the group will begin to search for a purpose.
Recent information from China seems to show some potential problems in the economy, but overall performance is still within expectations.
Although Saudi Arabia has appointed a new oil minister, it will most likely continue to maintain its current petroleum production policy.
As trade with Asia grows in absolute terms but falls in relative terms, the United States will need to rethink the role of its economic engagement in Asia.
Beijing must have the necessary political commitment to improve the pace, scope, and quality of economic reforms.
American voters are more concerned about economic issues in the 2016 presidential election.
The opportune moment for Modi to create major political and economic change may have already passed.
International actors in the Middle East have widespread effects on the political and economic development of the region.