The Riskline Informer is a series of analytical pieces interpreting and forecasting key political, security and social issues affecting global affairs.
17 September 2020
While newly-elected Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga represents a continuation of Shinzo Abe’s administrative stability, he is also simultaneously seen as a contrast from Abe in certain aspects of policy-making and personality.
11 September 2020
As part of a series of articles examining racial discrimination, police brutality and mass protesting, we explore the continuing Black Lives Matter (BLM)-related protests in the United States, especially in relation to the looming presidential elections.
09 September 2020
The twin suicide blasts in Sulu's Jolo island on 24 August underscores the resilience and continued threat posed by radical Islamic State (IS) militants in the region, despite a strong military crackdown.
04 September 2020
Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) recently agreed to normalise ties in exchange for Israel halting plans to annex parts of the West Bank. The agreement is a major diplomatic breakthrough for the two sides, the effects of which will be felt across the Middle East.
27 August 2020
Our analyst on the ground in Beirut describes her experience during the deadly explosion on 4 August 2020 and its aftermath.
21 August 2020
In a country where the monarchy is traditionally revered and public criticism of the royal family is frowned upon, recent mass protests in the country openly questioning the role of the king marks a dramatic shift in public sentiment, particularly among the youth.