Insecurity in the Sahel region of West Africa set to worsen in the coming years
Insecurity in Sahel set to worsen in coming years
In this edition of the Control Risks Podcast, Federico Saleri spoke with Vincent Rouget and Oulimata Soumaré on the rise in attacks by Islamist militants in the Sahel region of West Africa, and how this will impact operations in the area.
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.
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.
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.