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:
    • Political risk analysis, expert insight
    • Security intelligence, updates and special briefings
    • AKE Ones to Watch - country risk forecasting
    • AKE Special Reports - in depth, downloadable risk reports





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Argentina: Primary concerns

Key sectors: all Key risks: policy continuity; political instability; currency volatility; non-payment The 11 August primary elections dramatically exacerbated Argentina’s economic and

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Ones to Watch, 19 August 2019

Americas: Argentina to face further financial turmoil as crisis intensifies Sectors: all Key Risks: economic risks; political instability; policy continuity

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Kyrgyzstan: An elite fallout in Bishkek

Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; political violence; political stability It took two dramatic raids in order to detain

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AKE Special Report – Hong Kong SAR

AKE’s Special Report examines the security environment in Hong Kong SAR after several weeks of violent protests triggered by a

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Ones to Watch, 12 August 2019

Americas: Southern Copper’s Tia Maria project licence suspended due to protests in Peru Sectors: oil & gas Key Risks: business disruption;

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Russia: Moscow’s summer of rage

Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; political violence; political stability As Moscow’s summer of 2018 is remembered for the

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AKE’s sub-Saharan Africa Analyst David Bruckmeier quoted in Al Arabiya

AKE’s sub-Saharan Africa Analyst David Bruckmeier is quoted by Al Arabiya on the recently banned Islamic Movement of Nigeria and

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Ones to Watch, 5 August 2019

Americas: President Macri expected to come second in Argentina’s 11 August primary elections Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; political

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Hong Kong SAR: Triad gangs at work

Date first published: 30/7/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political violence; civil unrest; organised crime The ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong began

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AKE’s Head of Political Risk Maximilian Hess on Channel 4 News

AKE’s Head of Political Risk and Principal Analyst for Europe & Eurasia spoke with Channel 4 News’ Jon Snow about

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Ones to Watch, 29 July 2019

Americas: Bilateral US-Venezuela tensions to remain high despite Chevron’s license renewal Sectors: oil and gas Key Risks: business risks; expropriation; sanctions In Venezuela, the

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Ones to Watch, 22 July 2019

Americas: Puerto Rico to face further protests, heightened political instability risks Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; protests; political stability In Puerto Rico, Governor Ricardo Rossello

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Political risk consultancy, global security intelligence

AKE provides up to the minute intelligence and analysis on political, security, economic and reputational risks around the world.

Our in-house, London-based team is made up of regional and linguistic experts with a deep understanding of local issues, who tailor our intelligence to the concerns of the client and the risks that they may face.

The department is supported by security risk specialists operating in the field, who are able to provide real-time updates on developments on the ground, as well as a private network of contributing sources.  To discuss how our analysts’ insights can provide you with a competitive advantage, please contact us.

AKE Special Reports

In-depth, downloadable security and political risk insights from our team of analysts.

Special Report: Brazil’s Olympic Security Challenges

  Brazil to face a heightened risk of terrorism ahead of and during the Games Growing attention drawn to the

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