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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14 October 2020

Forged by fire: Violent protests in Kyrgyzstan and the potential for political reform

Anti-government protests and violence in the capital Bishkek are likely to spread further nationwide until the current political system is overhauled.

12 October 2020

Natural disasters during a pandemic: Between a rock and a hard place

As the impact of COVID-19 continues to be felt globally, countries are struggling to cope with natural disasters due to the added burden placed on emergency response personnel.

08 October 2020

What's at stake in the latest Armenia-Azerbaijan clashes

What had been largely a forgotten "frozen conflict" mere weeks ago is now no longer.

06 October 2020

Being cautiously optimistic during the lockdown in Melbourne

Our analyst on the ground in Melbourne describes her experience living through COVID-19 related restrictions in the city.

23 September 2020

Tackling disastrous floods in South Asia during a pandemic

Even though floodwaters in South Asia have started receding since early September, related disruptions and healthcare challenges will persist in the coming months, worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic.

18 September 2020

Party crashers: the far-right at anti-lockdown protests

With most of the world preoccupied with the COVID-19 pandemic, far-right and populist movements across Europe have sought to capitalise on growing fatigue and frustration with continuing restrictions. But will it work?