The Islamist militant group Boko Haram has caused more than 10,000 casualties and displaced a million people, mostly in Nigeria. Its attacks – comprising guerrilla warfare, terrorist bombings and kidnappings – have also targeted Western, Middle Eastern and Asian business and NGO personnel.
The July diplomatic deal promises to free Iran from some of the most crippling economic sanctions it has suffered since 2006. If the deal were implemented, it would unleash considerable investment and trade opportunities.
Low oil prices and western sanctions are inducing fundamental shifts in the way the Russian oil and gas sector operates. National champions are facing political pressure to support the economy, while struggling to attract investment and debt financing. We leverage the best industry experts, Russian and western, to provide original insights and credible scenarios.
Our risk monitoring service on Russia is produced jointly with Dr. Johannes Schuhmann, head of London-based intelligence and advisory company ESG Evrazia. It provides regular analysis of key political risk developments, with particular attention on oil and gas.