Ones to Watch, 7 October

Americas: Disruptive unrest over austerity measures to persist across Ecuador Sectors: all Key Risks: violent unrest; looting; travel disruption; policy continuity; governability In Ecuador, further disruptive unrest and associated violence over recently announced austerity measures are expected at least over the coming week. On 6 October indigenous groups stated they would continue to block...

Yemen – Saudi Arabia – UAE : Increased Huthi weapons’ capabilities – True or False?

Date first published: 18/10/2018 Key sectors: aviation; infrastructure; oil & gas Key risks: business disruption; political violence Over the last four months, Yemen’s Huthi militia have released multiple media reports claiming to have conducted both drone and missile attacks on Emirati airports and Saudi vessels. Such reports, if true, indicate a new level in Huthi capabilities to...