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‘Special Reports’ are in-depth, long-form articles on political risk events around the world. Employing their local expertise and world-class risk training, our experts dig deep and thoroughly examine political risk events for our readers.


Economics Special Reports

The Energy Briefing: Brexit’s impact on the energy sector

Brexit raises significant questions for the EU’s internal energy market and UK energy security, including in the North Sea.

Middle East/North Africa Politics Special Reports

Is a new civil war looming over Algeria?

The bleak economic situation of Algeria increases the country’s political risk outlook in the coming years

Europe South and Central Asia Special Reports Technology and infrastructure

Special Report: Property rights, corruption and infrastructure in Russia and Kazakhstan

Ownerless assets – roads in particular – are a prism through which development problems in Russia and Kazakhstan, and the attendant risks, become evident.

Middle East/North Africa Special Reports Technology and infrastructure

Special Report: The risks and rewards of digitizing the Middle East

The imminent digital disruptions in the Middle East will present both opportunities and risks – from economic to political and cybersecurity – in the region.

Asia Pacific Economics Special Reports

Special Report: Can China overcome the Malacca Dilemma through OBOR and CPEC?

‘One Belt, One Road’, is the brainchild of Xi Jinping, aimed at investing USD $1 trillion across its Western heartlands and the entirety of Eurasia.

Asia Pacific Politics Special Reports

Special Report: Is Myanmar’s honeymoon with Aung San Suu Kyi over?

Myanmar’s upcoming April by-election will be the first chance for Burmese voters to rate Aung San Suu Kyi’s performance – do not expect smooth sailing.