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#peakoil After turbulent 2014, next year may be no calmer: From financial crisis in Russia to cyber warfare wi...

After turbulent 2014, next year may be no calmer From financial crisis in Russia to cyber warfare with North Korea, 2014 has generated new flashpoints right into its final days, setting 2015 up to be just as turbulent. Almost all of the major confrontations, such as the battle with Islamic State militants, the West’s stand-off with Russia over Ukraine and the fight against Ebola, will rumble on. Others could erupt at short notice. “Normally after a year like this you might expect things to calm down,” said John Bassett, former senior official with British signals intelligence agency GCHQ now an associate at Oxford University. “But none of these problems have been resolved and the drivers of them are not going away.” The causes are varied – a global shift of economic power from the West, new technologies, regional rivalries and anger over rising wealth gaps. In June, a repo...

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