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 August 2019

Riskline launches Female Traveller Safety Reports

New reports help female travellers stay informed.

14 August 2019

The Ebola crisis - between beliefs and reality

The Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak is spreading out of control, mainly due to popular beliefs and mythic terror. And whether it can be contained depends more on people than on medical advances, with restoring public confidence as a crucial imperative.

05 August 2019

The US-Taliban peace deal and its potential to improve Afghanistan’s security environment

A US-brokered peace deal with the Taliban is unlikely to improve the security situation in Afghanistan in the near future due to the presence of numerous rival Taliban factions and prevailing political disagreements between the Taliban and the Afghan government.

25 July 2019

Riskline to attend GBTA 2019 in Chicago

Riskline is pleased to attend the GBTA Convention 2019 in Chicago from 3 to 7 August.

19 July 2019

The conflict in Rakhine state: Is Myanmar's military fighting a losing battle?

Heavy fighting in Rakhine state between the Arakan Army and Myanmar's military – that has largely fallen under the international radar – is developing into an open-ended military conflict that has the potential to destabilise the country.

11 July 2019

Social discontent grows amid austerity measures across Latin America

Governments across the region have adopted austerity measures, giving rise to social discontent, particularly in the education and health sectors. But public sector workers are not willing to let go of their pensions and other social benefits and in recent months hundreds of thousands of protesters have reclaimed the streets against governments in central and south America.