Making sense of key developments around the world

The Riskline Informer is a series of analytical pieces interpreting and forecasting key political, security and social issues affecting global affairs.

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16 January 2020

The US-Iran conflict

While the Iranian missile attacks in Iraq were preceded by an advance warning, the very act of firing them at all meant accepting the possibility of US casualties: had that happened, the US would have likely retaliated. Where is the region heading?

17 December 2019

Informer - 2020 Forecast

We published 44 articles in 2019, serving corporate travellers and decision makers around the world. As the year comes to an end, we look towards key global risks affecting travellers in 2020.

04 December 2019

Offbeat travel destinations ideal for solo female travellers

Offbeat doesn't always mean risky for solo female travellers. Oman and Svalbard and Jan Mayen are two great destinations that offer scenic and quiet beauty for women travelling alone.

26 November 2019

Tackling the threat of Islamist militant attacks in the wake of the Kashmir crisis

The threat of attack from Islamist militants has increased in India in the wake of the Kashmir crisis. Going ahead, security forces will have to respond by enhancing their intelligence capabilities to prevent future terror attacks in major cities.

21 November 2019

Violent anti-government protests in Indonesia highlight increasingly divided society

Mass protests have erupted in Jakarta and across Indonesia and have escalated into violence as the government plans to introduce new changes to the criminal code and anti-corruption laws that move the country closer towards Islamisation.

19 November 2019

Be careful of what you post on social media, you could end up in jail (seriously!)

In today's increasingly monitored social media landscape, travellers need to be ever more mindful of what they post and share on their social media profiles to avoid unnecessary scrutiny from local authorities.