AKE Risk Insights

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

Political risk analysis and global security intelligence blog.

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Ones to Watch, 20 May 2019

Americas: Cristina Kirchner shocks Argentina’s electoral landscape with vice-presidential bid Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; electoral uncertainty In Argentina,

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Burkina Faso: The next Mali?

Date first published: 14/5/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: terrorism Violence has spiralled out of control in Burkina Faso in recent

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Ones to Watch, 13 May 2019

Americas: Pemex to build Mexico’s Dos Bocas refinery, private sector’s role remains uncertain Sectors: oil & gas Key Risks: economic

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Venezuela: The Gordian knot

Date first published: 9/5/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: insurrection; political instability; arbitrary arrests; civil unrest; military intervention The failure

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Ones to Watch, 7 May 2019

Americas: First lawsuits hit Cuba after US Helms Burton Act Title III took effect on 2 May Sectors: all Key

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Sri Lanka: Sectarian violence, political crisis and terrorism

Key sectors: all Key risks: terrorism On 21 April a series of six near-simultaneous bomb attacks were carried out in

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Ones to Watch, 29 April 2019

Americas: Panama’s upcoming general elections unlikely to significantly alter main policies Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; corruption; economic and

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Ukraine: Landslide of uncertainty

Date first published: 23/4/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil war; terrorism; project disruption Volodymyr Zelensky’s landslide victory, with 73 per

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Ones to Watch, 23 April 2019

Americas: Measures to control inflation and reduce budget deficit continue in Argentina Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; economic and

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Libya: The final piece of Haftar’s puzzle

Date first published: 16/4/2019 Key sectors: oil & gas; all Key risks: political stability; security; confiscation and expropriation; war on land

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AKE Special Report – Nigeria After the Elections

AKE’s Special Report discusses the state of Nigeria’s economy, assesses the prospects and potential impact of oil-sector reform and identifies

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Ones to Watch, 15 April 2019

Americas: Brazil’s Petrobras cancels diesel price hike amid ongoing divestment efforts Sectors: gas and oil Key Risks: political interference; business

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Political risk consultancy, global security intelligence

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AKE Special Reports

In-depth, downloadable security and political risk insights from our team of analysts.
AKE Special Report – Nigeria After the Elections

AKE’s Special Report discusses the state of Nigeria’s economy, assesses the prospects and potential impact of oil-sector reform and identifies

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Political Risk Outlook Q1 2019 – Ones to Watch

AKE's Political Risk Outlook Special Report contains a selection of five countries from around the world where the political landscape

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Managing Your Security Risks

Does your company expect its employees to work in challenging or hostile environments? If so, are you responsible for that

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Political Risk Outlook Q4 2018 – Ones to Watch

AKE's Political Risk Outlook Special Report contains a selection of five countries from around the world where the political landscape

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AKE Special Report – The Jamal Khashoggi Affair and US-Saudi Relations

The Jamal Khashoggi Affair and US-Saudi Relations Key sectors: oil & gas; defence Key risks: sanctions; non-granting of export licences; oil prices The

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Political Risk Outlook Q3 2018 – Ones to Watch

AKE's Political Risk Outlook Special Report contains a selection of five countries from around the world where the political landscape

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AKE Special Report – The Sino-US Trade War

The Sino-US Trade War The trade war between the United States (US) and China has been on the horizon for

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AKE Special Report – Bangladesh August 2018 Protests

Over the last week, Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka was brought to a standstill by major protests. The protests escalated on 4

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Political Risk Outlook H2 2018 – Ones to Watch

AKE's Political Risk Outlook Special Report contains a selection of five countries from around the world where the political landscape

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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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