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All our freely available insights, foresights and articles.

You will find there notably in-depth articles, most of the time those presiding to the beginning of a new section, or to the start of the monitoring/scenario-building for a new issue.

You will also find shorter articles related to past weekly scans, which must be considered if future longer term trends and evolutions are to be understood.

On 7 March 7 2017, Lieutenant General Liu Guozhi of the Science and Technology Commission of the Central Military Commission stated that “Artificial intelligence … will bring about fundamental changes, and even lead to a profound military revolution.” (Wang Liang et al., “NPC deputy Liu Guozhi: Artificial intelligence will accelerate the process of military transformation“,  … Continue reading Militarizing Artificial Intelligence – China (1)

Each week our scan collects weak – and less weak – signals…
Read below our latest complimentary Weekly horizon scanning…
Each section of the scan focuses on signals related to a specific theme: world (international politics and geopolitics); economy; science; analysis, strategy and futures; AI, technology and weapons; energy and environment. However, in a complex world, … Continue reading The Red (Team) Analysis Weekly –
19 April 2018

Each week our scan collects weak – and less weak – signals…
Is a highly dangerous new phase of the war in Syria – to remain conservative – starting? Which actor(s) could best benefit (at least on the short-term) from such tragic developments?
Read below our latest complimentary Weekly horizon scanning…
Each section of the scan focuses on signals related to a specific theme: world (international politics and geopolitics); … Continue reading The Red (Team) Analysis Weekly –
12 April 2018

Each week our scan collects weak – and less weak – signals…
To summarise the state of the world and its potential futures this week: the “plot thickens”, tensions rise, the quagmire deepens…
Read below our latest complimentary Weekly horizon scanning…
Each section of the scan focuses on signals related to a specific theme: world (international politics and geopolitics); … Continue reading The Red (Team) Analysis Weekly –
5 April 2018

In this article, part of our series on the possible futures of the US dollar supremacy, we focus our attention on the scenario “The Rise of the Renminbi”, which we deem more interesting in the way it would unfold. In the previous article, we highlighted three different main lead scenarios that could potentially describe the developments that will take place in the future, … Continue reading Scenario The Rise of the Renminbi – Futures of the US Dollar Supremacy

Each week our scan collects weak – and less weak – signals…
Read below our latest complimentary Weekly horizon scanning…
Each section of the scan focuses on signals related to a specific theme: world (international politics and geopolitics); economy; science; analysis, strategy and futures; AI, technology and weapons; energy and environment. However, in a complex world, … Continue reading The Red (Team) Analysis Weekly –
29 March 2018

Each week our scan collects weak – and less weak – signals…
Read below our latest complimentary Weekly horizon scanning…
Each section of the scan focuses on signals related to a specific theme: world (international politics and geopolitics); economy; science; analysis, strategy and futures; AI, technology and weapons; energy and environment. However, in a complex world, … Continue reading The Red (Team) Analysis Weekly –
22 March 2018

Is space mining the short and long-term future for energy and industry?
Nowadays, this question is rooted in the rapid development of the industrial, financial, technological and legal apparatus around the idea of mining asteroids. For example, on 6 January 2015, the US President, then Barack Obama, signed the US commercial space launch competitiveness act. This act aims at “spurring private aerospace competitiveness and entrepreneurship” (US Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act). … Continue reading Space Mining, Artificial Intelligence and Transition?

Each week our scan collects weak – and less weak – signals…
Read below our latest complimentary Weekly horizon scanning…
Each section of the scan focuses on signals related to a specific theme: world (international politics and geopolitics); economy; science; analysis, strategy and futures; AI, technology and weapons; energy and environment. However, in a complex world, … Continue reading The Red (Team) Analysis Weekly –
15 March 2018

Each week our scan collects weak – and less weak – signals…
From breakthrough for quantum computing to the possibility of a new space war through ever-tense quagmire in the Middle East, Russia, China and, who knows, improvement on the Korean Peninsula, should the U.S. not perceive it as the beginning of the end of its Asian presence… … Continue reading The Red (Team) Analysis Weekly –
8 March 2018