AKE Risk Insights

Political risk analysis, security intelligence, security updates, country risk analysis, country risk index

Political risk analysis and global security intelligence blog.

Explore the insights of AKE's team of political risk consultants, security analysts and intelligence specialists:
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Ones to Watch, 16 July 2018

Americas: Privatisations plans likely to continue to stall in Brazil Sectors: all Key Risks: delayed privatisation plans In Brazil, a

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Mozambique: Toward an escalation of Islamist violence

Date first published: 05/07/2018 Key sectors: energy Key risks: terrorism; conflict A series of gruesome attacks by jihadist group Al Sunnah wa Jama’ah

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Ones to Watch, 9 July 2018

Americas: Haiti to face further disruption amid violent unrest over fuel price hike Sectors: all Key Risks: lootings; violent unrest;

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Turkey: The President and the remaining opposition

Date first published: 26/06/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: banking crisis; lira depreciation; inflation A common joke in Turkey is that

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Ones to Watch, 2 July 2018

Americas: ELN and government scheduled to resume peace talks Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; terrorism; targeted attacks In Colombia,

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Russia: The World Cup of Security

Date first published: 19/06/2018 Key sectors: sports; travel; construction Key risks: political violence; terrorism; civil unrest Four years on from the Sochi 2014

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Ones to Watch, 25 June 2018

Americas: Mexico set to elect leftist president amid record-high violence Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; targeted political violence; contract

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A crisis that will rum-ble on

Date first published: 12/06/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: sovereign default; domestic default; financial sector stability On 1 June Mia Mottley, Barbados’ newly elected

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Ones to Watch, 18 June 2018

Americas: Dialogue to ease tensions to remain at risk in Nicaragua Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; policy continuity; violent

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The 12 June US – North Korea Summit is all about China

Date first published: 07/06/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: sanctions; war; nuclear On 12 June the on-again, off-again historic summit between US President

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Ones to Watch: 11 June 2018

Americas: Right-wing Duque increasingly likely to win Colombia’s 17 June presidential runoff Sectors: all Key Risks: political violence; policy continuity

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Ones to Watch, 4 June 2018

Americas: Barbados to default on commercial external debt Sectors: all Key Risks: default In Barbados, newly elected Prime Minister Mia

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AKE Special Reports

In-depth, downloadable security and political risk insights from our team of analysts.
AKE Special Report – North Africa: Risks and Opportunities

North Africa: Risks and Opportunities North Africa is a highly volatile region with significant risk to investors, but also a

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AKE Special Report: Russian Sanctions

6 April's sanctions on Russia AKE writes regular updates on the impact of sanctions on Russian companies and their affiliates

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Political Risk Outlook Q2 2018 – Ones to Watch

The political landscape in several countries has been upended over the past year and the months ahead are set to

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AKE Special Report: China’s 19th National Congress and the Economy

The 19th National Party Congress and China’s Economy While the Communist Party’s quinquennial National Congress is the biggest event in

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AKE Special Report: Damming the Nile

Date published: 20/10/2017 Analysis of the potential impacts of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project The River Nile is under

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AKE Special Report: Public – Private Partnerships in Latin America

Date published: 20/09/2017 Analysis of the environment for PPP projects in Chile, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina Public – Private Partnerships (PPPs)

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AKE Special Report: Political Risks in Azerbaijan

Follow @akegroup Tweet AKE travelled to Azerbaijan in June 2017 to examine key facets of Azerbaijan’s political risk environment and

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AKE Special Report: Threats to Business Travellers

Business travel security is becoming increasingly unpredictable. Whether you are travelling overseas for business or pleasure, there will be factors

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AKE Special Report: Africa’s August Elections

Date published: 20/07/2017 A democratic test for Rwanda, Kenya and Angola In August 2017 the citizens of Rwanda, Kenya and

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Hostile environment training - journalist security - risk assessment for journalists
AKE Special Report: Journalist Security in Hostile Environments

Journalist security in hostile environments Journalists travelling to hostile regions to cover conflict and humanitarian crises, or to expose corruption

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