With 2017 fast approaching, Europe and the EU will likely continue to be exposed to a range of security, financial and political risks.
As the media focuses on the many crises in the Middle East, Jordan’s capacity to endure the instability next door is noteworthy. Yet the Hashemite Kingdom faces tough challenges at home and abroad that make its future precarious.
The escalating political situation in Cambodia is not a major risk. Instead, it reflects the hustle and bustle of an emerging Southeast Asian economy on the cusp of social transformation.
While the election of two opposition MPs does not change Belarus’ power balance, it does show signs of a thaw towards the opposition and the EU.
Gabon’s daily internet curfew is the world’s first since 2011 as post-election violence and uncertainty continue to impact investment, particularly bonds.
Zambia is witnessing violence against opposition parties and foreigners n the run-up to elections in August. With the economy in trouble in the wake of low commodity prices, President Edgar Lungu is attempting to consolidate power, after what has been a tumultuous two years.