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Europe Security

Responding to the “lone-wolf” threat in Western Europe

Starting with the 2012 France attack, single-assailant terrorist attacks have increasingly come to define the security environment in Western Europe.

Europe Security

Impact of France’s evolving terrorist threat

The wave of terrorist attacks that hit France in the last 18 months underscores that the country is a primary target for radical Islamist militants.

Europe Politics

La Nuit Debout: the new French Indignants?

Since the protest against the draft labour reform began on the 31st of March, the Place de la République in Paris has been overcrowded every night.

Europe Security

An Assessment of the terrorist threat in Brussels and Paris

The capture of Salah Abdeslam followed a week of anti-terrorist operations that underscored the elevated terrorist threat that continues to negatively impact Paris and Brussels security environments. Since the deadly

Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Obama delivers last SOTU. Paris hosts monetary policy conference. Economic development explored in Latin America. EU commission begins investigation. Former comedian becomes president. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook. President Barack Obama Delivers

North America Security

The United States’ vulnerabilities to terrorism

Is watching over your shoulder here to stay? GRI looks at America’s vulnerabilities to terrorism post-San Bernardino. A lot has happened these past weeks to American vulnerabilities which have taken

North America Security

Encryption access debate escalates in wake of San Bernardino attacks

In spite of calls for increased access for security services in the US after the San Bernardino attack on December 2, the use of encrypted technologies under current regulations is

International Security

David Cameron’s calculated gamble in Syria

In deciding to extend the aerial campaign against Islamic State across the Iraqi-Syrian border, David Cameron’s government has thrown its weight behind the US-led strategy of containment. The hope is

International Security

What is the economic cost of terrorism?

Terrorist attacks have the potential to gravely impact economic markets. The attacks in Paris and the downing of the Russian jet in Egypt raise questions as to how markets respond

Europe

The Paris fidayin attacks

Since at least 2007, the probability of a kinetic, multi-phased, small cadre attack against a major Western metropolis has crystallized. The terrorist attacks in Paris — a smacking sequel to the