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  • In-Depth research articles and Reports on global issues
  • methodology to foresee and warn
  • Horizon scanning board with signals and impact analysis
  • Scans

In-Depth Research Articles on Global Issues

Our research articles and reports focus on a large range of issues, risks and uncertainties shaping our political and geopolitical future.

Global Thematic Issues

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TrendingDon’t forget…War…

Towards a New Paradigm – International World Order

A New Ideological War: Liberalism vs Post-Globalism vs Populism?

War, the game-changer

The Future Artificial Intelligence – Powered World

Energy Security

War in Syria

China, the Belt and Road and the world

Climate Security

War in Libya

Towards the End of the US Dollar Supremacy?
Global Water Security

 

At War against the Islamic State

polar region, arctic, antarctica, deep-sea, deep ocean, mining, resources, scarcity, asteroid, space, deep, mining, underground,
Extreme Environments Security

War in Ukraine

Leviathan, scenario, future, nation-state, modern-state
The Future of the Nation-State

Geographical Regions

Find out our articles according to geographical regions: click on the image to access the corresponding list of articles.

Focus

China

East Asia and the Pacific

South Asia

Russia

Europe

The Caucasus and Central Asia

Middle East and North Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa

The Americas

As times goes by and the unfolding future becomes the present then the past, our articles progressively build an analytical trove which helps understand the dynamics at work out of which the future emerges. They can be included in the first step of the anticipation analytical methodology we recommend, the literature review or state of the art, upon which the anticipation model is built.

How to Foresee and Warn

The methodological aspects of anticipation, strategic foresight and warning and risk management, or early warning are addressed in a large collection of in-depth articles.

Our methodological articles are aimed at practitioners, as well as students, who want to understand better how anticipation is done, from scenario building to indicators and delivery to decision-makers.

All the articles in this section address the various challenges which can be found at each step of the strategic foresight and warning process for political and geopolitical risks and uncertainties: analyse, scan and monitor, evaluate, and deliver.

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FundamentalsProcess

futurist, future, risk, warning, foresight
Basics and Fundamentals

Analysis

Validate, Evaluate, Back-test

Geopolitical Uncertainties and Businesses

Monitor, Scan, and Warn

Deliver Products to Clients

The largest part of our research articles are now premium content for members-only. Read more about becoming a member
We nonetheless strive to still provide some of our most fundamental articles and research as open access publications.* Find a list of all the open access articles here.

The Horizon Scanning Board

Our Horizon Scanning Board (open access) publishes a selection of the most important signals on global issues we identify daily, with a summary of impacts and brief analysis of the signal or signals.

Monitoring and Scanning (open access – without analysis)

Our scanning and monitoring is grounded in years of practice and in-depth knowledge and experience of research for political and geopolitical issues. The Red (Team) Analysis Weekly scans the horizon every week for weak – and less weak – signals regarding all political and geopolitical risks and uncertainties, as well as national and global changes and instability, using crowdsourcing. 

The Sigils are a series of daily, raw (non edited) scans. Each focuses on a specific issue and are provided through the platform Paper.Li.
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The WeeklyThe Sigils
Edited ScanGLOBAL TRANSVERSAL ISSUESTENSIONS AND WARS

The Weekly

The Water Sigils

The Iran Crisis Sigils

The Space Resources Sigils

The East Seas Security Sigils

The Deep Sea Resources Sigils

The Caliphate War Sigils

The Shale Oil and Gas Security Sigils

The India Sigils

The Coal Security
*however a few rules apply.

More About Us…

The Red (Team) Analysis Society, it is also the willingness to build a relationship of trust with every client: we do not publicize our work for our clients, we do not mention the name of our private clients, nor of our public clients when the work is confidential.

The Red (Team) Analysis Society, it is also work “behind-the-scenes” in fora, workshops, conferences and networks.

Read more about us, about our team and network of partners, and about some public references and “behind-the-scenes” work …

Credit Featured images (Consulting): ALMA antennas under the Milky Way, ESO/José Francisco Salgado (josefrancisco.org)
Credit featured image (Think Tank):TRAPPIST–South robotic telescope, ESO’s La Silla Observatory – ESO/E.Jehin.