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ANALYSIS : Global challenges in 2019

Jan 01, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

No one could have predicted half the major global developments of 2018. President Trump sitting down with North Korea's Kim Jong Un? French workers rising up by the hundreds of thousands, all wearing Day-Glo yellow vests? The world transfixed by the rescue of a dozen Thai boys in a cave?

So we exercise caution here in casting an eye forward to likely global trends in 2019. The Times' network of global correspondents takes a look at what's looming in nine countries around the world in the n...