With 2017 fast approaching, Europe and the EU will likely continue to be exposed to a range of security, financial and political risks.
Global Risk Insights spoke with Dr. Joshua Landis on what is ahead for Syria’s government in 2017 after the fall of Aleppo.
Russia’s counter-sanctions are hurting various European economies while major investment projects in Russia are being blocked by EU sanctions. This situation has led to enhanced tensions within the EU, thus increasing the risk of disunity regarding its policy towards Moscow.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has never experienced a peaceful transition of power and is now, as anticipated, in the midst of another political crisis. Joseph Kabila, the
Despite a recent announcement that OPEC will meet in September, a number of factors mean that any deal to cap production is still extremely unlikely.
Recently, Sergey Lavrov visited Japan to discuss bilateral cooperation. The visit’s real aim was to stress the value to Russia of a more independent Japan.