Predictions for 2016

Abstract

Wikistrat’s experts look ahead and predict major events and trends that will shape the world in 2016:

  • Vladimir Putin will be forced to choose between Russia’s oligarchs and the public.
  • Iran’s regime will crack down as the country votes in parliamentary elections.
  • China may resort to unexpected measures to boost its economy.
  • The EU will not break up.
  • India will become a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
  • ISIS will intensify its terrorism campaign outside the caliphate.
  • Technological changes will be greater than expected and range in nature.

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Authors

Tim Foxley

Tim Foxley
Wikistrat Senior Analyst
Independent Political and Military Analyst

Dhanasree Jayaram

Dhanasree Jayaram
Wikistrat Contributing Analyst
PhD Candidate at Manipal University

Mark Galeotti

Mark Galeotti
Wikistrat Senior Analyst
Professor of Global Affairs at New York University’s Center for Global Affairs

Giorgos Monogioudis

Dr. Giorgos Monogioudis
Wikistrat Contributing Analyst
Analyst at ICF GHK Consulting Ltd.

Lorenzo Nannetti

Lorenzo Nannetti
Wikistrat Contributing Analyst
Junior Manager at Eni

Nick Ottens

Nick Ottens
Wikistrat Project Manager
Editor, Atlantic Sentinel

Bill Sempf

Bill Sempf
Wikistrat Contributing Analyst
Application Security Architect and Board Member at the Open Web Application Security Project

Pascale Siegel

Pascale Siegel
Wikistrat Senior Analyst
Founder and President of Insight Through Analysis

Hugh Stephens

Hugh Stephens
Wikistrat Senior Analyst
Former Senior Vice President, Public Policy (Asia-Pacific) for Time Warner

Michael Tanji

Michael Tanji
Wikistrat Senior Analyst
Director and Co-Founder of Kyrus Tech Inc.

Roey Tzezana

Dr. Roey Tzezana
Wikistrat Senior Analyst
Author, Guide to the Future

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Dr. Bruce Wald
Wikistrat Senior Analyst
Former Director for all NRL C4I and military space technology and systems at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

Raz Zimmt

Dr. Raz Zimmt
Wikistrat Senior Analyst
Research Fellow at the Alliance Center for Iranian Studies at Tel-Aviv University


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