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Are Emerging Markets Like Erbil Worth The Risk?

Every day, corporate executives and sales personnel for the world’s largest brands hunt for business opportunities in emerging global markets. An emerging market is a country with some developed market characteristics, but doesn’t meet the criteria to be termed a developed market. One…

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How to Stay Safe While Conducting Business In Turkey

On Oct. 6 2019, the United States opted to withdraw American forces from Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria. Turkey then attacked the area on Oct. 9. Turkey views the Kurds as terrorists, but the Kurds, a minority ethnic group, have helped the United States in its ongoing fight against…

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What is a Nail Bomb?

            Police have arrested 5 men in connection with Monday’s suicide bombing in Manchester.  There is a continued fear the explosives expert might still be at large.  The suicide bomber, Salman Abedi, is thought to be a mule, not actually designing the nail bomb, which he used…

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The Syrian Attack

On April 4th the Syrian city of Khan Sheikhun was struck by what has now been confirmed as a chemical attack. Thus far it has claimed the lives of 72 civilians which includes a dozen children and up to 300 others were affected or injured. There are mixed reports about who conducted the attack…

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Long Flights Without Electronics?!

On March 21st the Transportation and Security Administration (TSA), per the Department of Homeland Security announcement, put in place a ban on carrying consumer electronics larger than most smartphones on flights inbound to the US from 8 countries. They can still be stowed on the aircraft, but…

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