- June 28, 2017
On 4 June, multiple Middle East and North African countries broke off diplomatic ties with Qatar. A2 analyses the impact for businesses.Read more
- May 31, 2017
On 19 May, Hassan Rouhani was re-elected president of Iran, a positive indicator for international business. However, A2 cautions that other institutions in Iran remain hostile to foreign businesses.Read more
- May 17, 2017 Over the past few years, Islamist non-state armed groups (NSAG) have increased terrorist operations during Ramadan.
- May 2, 2017
The affirmative response to April’s constitutional referendum will have wide-ranging repercussions for Turkey, both domestically and externally.Read more
- April 25, 2017
The appointment of a celebrated Pakistani general to a Saudi-led Islamic military alliance suggests the Saudis are serious about their claims to pan-Islamic leadership. The alliance’s utility at a military level, however, is questionable.
On 15 December 2015, the Saudi Arabian defence minister announced the creation of the Islamic Military ...Read more