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  • Americas: Focus on NAFTA concessions rather than withdrawal; supply chain risks, policy uncertainty to remain
  • Bolivia: Growth of mining industry unlikely to ease complex regulatory environment
  • Ghana: Clashes in Volta region underline threat of sporadic communal violence
  • Pakistan: Investigation into prime minister’s family unlikely to signal wider crackdown on alleged corruption
  • Jamaica: Seizures highlight persistently complex security environment, will not improve in long term
  • Ireland: Terrorism risk rating remains INSIGNIFICANT despite police concerns about lack of training
  • Worldwide Terrorist Threats: Reported interception of Islamic State members in Turkey highlights anticipated exodus of foreign fighters
  • Kuwait: Attempts to question prime minister will increase likelihood of early elections
  • Ecuador: Reduction in homicide rate underlines low risk of violent crime
  • Burundi: Stability risks increasing as political crisis enters third year
  • Russia: Resurgent North Korea likely driving deepening security ties at high-level meeting with Japan
  • Nigeria: President’s absence from cabinet meeting likely to fuel further health speculation
  • Nigeria: Cash seizure, investigations demonstrate growing scope of corruption probes
  • Mid East & N Africa: Release of captives in Iraq for concessions within Syria highlights complexity of regional conflict dynamics
  • Albania: Escalation of opposition protests unlikely to lead to large-scale violence, business disruption to persist
  • Sri Lanka: Protests against proposed India-funded projects highlight operational risks to foreign businesses
  • Tajikistan: Fight against corruption to remain partial, politicised despite latest arrests, legislation
  • Greece: Comprehensive deal on debt relief unlikely in coming weeks despite prime minister’s optimism
  • Saudi Arabia: Drone boat attack highlights intermittent but increasing naval threat from Houthis
  • Iraq: Turkish rhetoric, Kurdish militants’ continued presence to contribute to increasing war risk in northern federal Iraq

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