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Unhappy New Year -- 10 geopolitical risks in 2016

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A girl holds a child at a refugee camp for the internally displaced in Jrzinaz area, Syria on Oct. 13, 2015.   © Reuters

The world is staring at turbulence in 2016. Rising populism, great-power revanchism, the continued specter of terrorism, disputes over "cyber-sovereignty," intensified regional turmoil, and dramatic shifts in the global economy presage unsettled times. Against this uncertain backdrop, here are 10 of the most notable geopolitical risks in the year ahead:

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