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About Shafquat Rabbee

Shafquat Rabbee is a columnist for The GeoStrategists. His write-ups on geopolitics, transnational security, and political economy are carried by various newspapers, blogs, and social media outlets. Shafquat is an alumn of Cornell University and University of Miami.

Waning Importance of the Middle East

October 23, 2017 Shafquat Rabbee 0

Changing fundamentals of the global hydrocarbon and petroleum trade, popularly known as the “Oil & Gas Market”, will facilitate a realistic and long-lasting waning of geopolitical¬†importance of the Middle East, which may even lead to material disengagement of the United States from the region. This will have a serious geopolitical impact, some of which are already being observed. […]

What to Expect from the NAFTA Negotiations

October 11, 2017 Shafquat Rabbee 0

Despite all the tough talks, bombasts, and posturing, one common thing that all of the three parties in NAFTA secretly recognize is that they all largely benefited from the treaty. Therefore, it is expected that the three parties on the table will not do anything that damages the NAFTA treaty which may render it beyond repair, causing its unnecessary collapse. […]