Tag Archives: geopolitical risk

Three ways to hack the election (and every election to come)

Three ways to hack the election (and every election to come)

The advances in internet communication have allowed for thoughts and ideas to flow from one continent to the next, pushing education, medicine, and new discoveries further and faster than ever before. In an ideal world, this platform would be used for good, the data would be truthful, and its motives for dissemination could be trusted.Read more

How Turkey’s new offensive into Syria threatens world order

How Turkey’s new offensive into Syria threatens world order

  Turkey’s recent military offensive in Syria, which began last week, has complicated the balance of power in the Middle East and exacerbated the fractures in NATO. Knock-on effects include intensifying an already standoffish relationship between the US Congress and President Trump, emboldening disruptive forces such as Iran and Russia, and destabilising the security situationRead more

The attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry increases the risk in every sector

The attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry increases the risk in every sector

A suspected missile attack against Saudi Aramco holdings in northern Saudi Arabia on the morning of Saturday, 13 September has further enflamed geopolitical tensions in the region. Saudi Aramco is a strategically-vital pillar of industry for the kingdom and important to the global energy market as a whole. The incident pulls together several risk trendsRead more

The Next Decade in Risk: Geopolitical and Security Risks

The Next Decade in Risk: Geopolitical and Security Risks

  Geopolitical conflict is one of the oldest risks known to society and yet a simple explanation of its various causes, impacts, and solutions continuously eludes us. We have acquired a general understanding that the legacy of protracted conflicts in the Middle East during the early 2000s, exacerbated by the global effects of the GreatRead more

Global Risks Report: making the global into local

Global Risks Report: making the global into local

The Global Risks Report, now in its 13th edition, has become the vehicle for an international discussion of risk linked to the Davos World Economic Forum (WEF) the following week. Its findings in 2018 are generally unsurprising. The overall picture is of increasing uncertainty, especially related to the natural environment and conflict, with somewhat reducedRead more

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