The author of this article is a journalist, but also a forecasting models builder. I was one of the first and few people who forecasted Trump’s election since the beginning.
In 2015, the Islamic world was the center of the world’s attention. It is the most unstable region which has been the most swept with the fire of ongoing civil wars. In 2016, we can expect the conflict to spread to the still relatively stable parts of the Islamic world. The confrontation between the Sunnis and Shiites will intensify.