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Security South and Central Asia

Under the Radar: Maldives faces coup and heightened terror threat

The combination of increasing political turmoil and worrying radicalization trends sees the Maldives facing significant risks in the short to medium term.

Europe Security

The strategy behind single-assailant terrorist attacks

The recent surge of single-assailant terrorist attacks is part of the Islamic State’s strategy to create a climate of insecurity in Europe.

Europe Security

String of attacks increases risk of anti-refugee sentiments and political tensions in Germany

The latest string of violence increases risk of anti-refugee feelings and political tensions as Merkel is weakened by the refugee crisis.

Security South and Central Asia

Shifts in global terror pose threats to Caspian energy investment

With the emergence of new global terror trends, the potential for terror-based disruptions to the oil industry in Central Asia and the Caucuses is causing concern.

Middle East/North Africa Security

The wider implications of ISIS’ Istanbul bombing

Tuesday’s attack on Istanbul Ataturk airport will only exacerbate Turkey’s tourism, security, and economic woes.

Middle East/North Africa Security

Security in Jordan: A balancing act amidst regional tensions

A recent attack on a refugee camp in Jordan underlines the country’s vulnerability to the violence and chaos enveloping the region.

Middle East/North Africa Security

The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons: A distinct terrorist threat

The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons are proving to be a major terrorist threat, and could continue to pose even more of a threat than the PKK.

Security South and Central Asia

The assassination of Mullah Akhtar Mansour raises questions about legality and security

After Mullah Akhtar Mansour’s assassination, attention has been turned to the instability and lack of security on the border Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Middle East/North Africa Security

The wider ramifications of the EgyptAir crash

The crash of EgyptAir flight 804 underscores the elevated risks faced by the Egyptian tourist sector. It also highlights the heightened security concerns over potential terrorist attacks in European airports.

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Just how bad is the state of Turkey’s tourism sector?

With Ankara facing internal and external security threats, as well as tensions with Russia, Turkey’s tourism sector is paying the price.