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.

Latest Informer Articles

02 April 2020

COVID-19: Why you still need travel risk intelligence even when the world stops travelling

Travel risk intelligence remains crucial for your operations even when your employees aren't travelling.

30 March 2020

Dispatches from the Pandemic: an interview with Emanuele Scansani

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic impact on our lives as well as on international travel. We spoke with our Director of Partnerships & Strategic Relations, Emanuele Scansani, about what is his personal experience and what are his thoughts for the future of the travel industry.

26 March 2020

What to expect from Trump’s “Deal of the Century” in the Arab world

United States (US) President Donald Trump’s "Deal of the Century" plan to end the Palestinian-Israeli conflict has exacerbated anti-US sentiments across the Arab world but it is unlikely to have major repercussions on the safety of Western assets in the region due to recent socioeconomic and political changes in the region.

25 March 2020

Dispatches from the Pandemic: London to Seoul

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic impact on international travel. The ability to travel freely has been radically diminished, and those that are able find a radically different experience than the world was accustomed to before the outbreak. We spoke with an individual who travelled from London, United Kingdom, to Seoul, South Korea, on 24 March to find out what international travel is like in the age of coronavirus.

23 March 2020

How to make remote teams work

Riskline has more than a decade of experience working remotely with geographically-distributed team members; today, we operate in more than 12 countries and across nine different time zones. Setting up a remote team may seem like a daunting task, so we've broken down the process into a few achievable steps.

20 March 2020

Lessons learned on how Mexico handled H1N1-09 and can it apply to COVID-19

A decade has passed since the world experienced its last pandemic, the 2009 A(H1N1) "swine flu" outbreak that infected as many as 1.4 billion people across the globe and killed between 151,000 and 575,000 people. What are the lessons learned?