Egypt’s security environment following recent protests - an outlook for unrest and terrorism
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Egypt’s security environment - an outlook for unrest and terrorism
In our first episode of CORE In Focus, Andrew Freeman and Federico Saleri discuss what's next for businesses operating in Egypt in the coming month following protests in Cairo and ongoing attacks by local and IS militants.
One of the Top 5 Risks we identified in RiskMap 2020 was the propensity of global leaders to pursue tactical policies not backed by a sound strategy.
Islamic State (IS) on 31 October confirmed the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and announced his successor. On 27 October US President Donald Trump had announced that Baghdadi had been killed in a US special forces raid outside the village of Barisha (Idlib province, Syria).
In our latest episode, Federico Saleri speaks to Global Issues analyst Joseph Smith about the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the appointment of his successor, and the implications for global terrorism.
The risk of a war between Iran and the US and its allies is still low. However, we have assessed the significant implications such a conflict – and the path of escalation to it - would have for states across the Middle East.
Over the past three years Saudi Arabia’s entertainment sector has witnessed significant growth, despite occasional public backlash and human rights campaigning leading to withdrawals from scheduled performances.