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Key Takeaways -
Per the WHO, Guinea is the sole low-income country in Africa to receive vaccine doses. A standoff over the filibuster has put America’s 50-50 Senate power-sharing deal in limbo. Eurozone consumer confidence dips amid January lockdowns.
Condition Updates -
A rundown of important global developments in markets, in business, and region-by-region, as well as statistical risk assessments by country and by US state.
State of the Transition: Biden Inaugurated and Immediate Geostrategic Threats -
On January 20, President Biden was officially sworn in, and took quick action in a series of executive orders reversing many Trump-era policies. In addition to domestic crises on multiple fronts, the Biden Administration faces several pressing geopolitical challenges, from US-Russia relations to addressing threats from Iran.
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