Posts From Riccardo Dugulin
Starting with the 2012 France attack, single-assailant terrorist attacks have increasingly come to define the security environment in Western Europe.
As the Islamic State loses territory in Syria and Iraq, the radical Islamist group is likely to increase its focus on foreign operations leading to a heightened terrorist threat in Europe for 2017.
With 2017 fast approaching, Europe and the EU will likely continue to be exposed to a range of security, financial and political risks.
In the wake of the assassination of Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov, terrorism is once again at the forefront of news about Turkey. A recent string of terrorist attacks underscores Turkey’s heightened exposure to instability caused by ongoing security challenges.
The potential easing of travel visa requirements in Belarus is likely to boost the local economy while improving its regional and global image.