- January 5, 2018
In 2018, the strategic rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia is likely to intensify, with inflammatory actions from both sides. Potential trigger-events are wide-ranging, but could include maritime incidents in the Arabian Sea or the Gulf, or missile strikes by Yemen’s Houthi rebel group (which Riyadh sees as an Iranian proxy) on targets in Saudi Arabia. The improvement of Houthi fire-control capability escalates this high-impact low-probability security threat.Read more
- December 20, 2017
The governments of Azerbaijan, Russia, Tajikistan and Turkey have all sought to suppress their domestic lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) communities in recent months.
- December 15, 2017
Travel poses specific risks to LGBTQ staff. Allan & Associates provides a briefing on how these threats can be navigated sensitively and securely.Read more
- November 17, 2017
Iraqi Kurdistan’s referendum has backfired, markedly increasing the territory’s business and political risk.
- November 7, 2017
Saudi police units gathered under the cover of darkness, before launching a series of raids and arrests across the kingdom.