Geopolitical Predictive Analysis – August 2020

August 20

Explosion at Port of Beirut in Lebanon -Economic, political crises to be exacerbated

President Ouattara’s presidential candidacy in Ivory Coast – Unrest, political tensions to increase

Biden picks Harris as VP in US presidential campaign – Conspiracy theories risk unrest around elections

Anti-government protests grow in Thailand– Demonstrations and associated crackdown likely to persist, jeopardizing political stability

Lukashenko claims reelection in Belarus amid protests – reconciliation with Moscow expected