Frontlines: Trouble in the Red Sea, logistics snarls, China, and the U.S. election

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It’s time for the Frontlines podcast!

Shaun Haney is joined by Jacob Shapiro of Cognitive Investments, to tackle the top geopolitical issues impacting agriculture.

Up for discussion in this episode:

  • Skirmish in the Red Sea — the U.S. is working to stop Iran-backed Houthi attacks in the shipping lane
  • Logistics are definitely impacted, but is it as big a deal as it could be?
  • There’s many players in the mix, and much to unpack on this one
  • Taiwan’s election is done. Does it make relations with China better or worse and why does it matter?
  • Speaking of elections, what about Argentina?
  • China/Argentina trade
  • On to America! The U.S. election set for November is going to be a wild ride
  • It doesn’t matter who wins, either way, it’s going to have a huge impact on geopolitics
  • The outcome of the U.S. election will be a major factor in shaping geopolitical instability and volatility in the coming year, Shapiro says

Check out past episodes of Frontlines, here!

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