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, 4 February 2019

Americas: Fallout from Brumadinho dam collapse to continue to hit Brazil’s Vale Sectors: mining; metals Key Risks: fines; lawsuits; credit

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China – United States: Waaah – wei!

Date first published: 30/1/2019 Key sectors: technology; various Key risks: great-power rivalry; trade war; sanctions On 28 January the US Department

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Ones to Watch, 28 January 2019

Americas: Further anti-government unrest expected in Venezuela as pressure on Maduro mounts Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest;

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Colombia: The end of ELN peace talks – for now

Date first published: 22/1/2018 Key sectors: oil and gas; electricity; security force/government personnel and assets Key risks: insurgency; terrorism; targeted attacks;

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Ones to Watch, 21 January 2019

Americas: Tensions increase following ELN car bomb attack in Colombia’s capital Sectors: oil and gas; electricity; security-force/government personnel and assets

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Gabon: A botched coup

Date first published: 16/1/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; political violence; civil unrest In the early morning of 7

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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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Ones to Watch, 14 January 2019

Americas: Disruptive shortages amid crackdown on fuel theft to continue across Mexico Sectors: all Key Risks: fuel shortages; disruptive unrest;

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Israel: Bye-Bye Bibi

Date first published: 7/1/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability; security With just over three months until Israel’s early elections on

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Ones to Watch, 7 January 2019

Americas: Venezuela’s Maduro to take office for second term amid growing tensions Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest;

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Democratic Republic of Congo: Trouble ahead

Date first published: 3/1/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; political violence; civil unrest; internal conflict On 30 December over

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Ones to Watch, 31 December 2018

Americas: Bolsonaro to be inaugurated on 1 January 2019 Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest; business disruption Brazil’s far-right president-elect Jair

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