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Israel-Palestine conflict: a never-ending cycle

Despite the recent ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, a more permanent solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict remains a pipe dream, with the cycle of violence likely to repeat.

Deadly unrest erupts across Colombia

Regardless of the ongoing third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Colombia, demonstrators turned out in force for a national strike to denounce planned economic reforms in late April. Security forces have heavy-handedly responded to citizens who vented their grievances following months of COVID-19 restrictions.

Peru’s upcoming elections

A year into lockdown, the upcoming 6 June presidential election is as much a referendum on the COVID-19 crisis as it is a vote to maintain the status quo or shift left in a radical new direction.

Earth Day: Climate Change and its Risks

Among the numerous security risks travellers face in the modern world, a potentially devastating and destabilising force is the Earth itself, as risks associated with climate change often headline relevant reports by governments and private security firms alike.

Navigating through challenges and risks in the Australia-New Zealand travel bubble

The Australia-New Zealand travel bubble will allow quarantine-free travel for residents between the two countries from 19 April; but officials will continue to face the challenge of successfully segregating these travellers from those arriving from high-risk COVID-19 countries, while travellers will still face the risk of ad-hoc border closures.

2021 Quarter 2 Event Forecast

The first three months of 2021 have been incredibly turbulent. As COVID-19 continues to plague the world, several other major incidents have occurred including the military coup in Myanmar and the storming of the US Capitol. In this forecast, we highlight some of the key events to look out for in Quarter 2.

Islamist insurgency in Mozambique

A cycle of corruption, stalled development and heavy-handed government tactics have culminated in the establishment of Ansar al-Sunna, a Salafist militant organisation and affiliate of Islamic State-Central Africa Province (IS-CAP) in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province.

The 10th anniversary of the Syrian uprising

10 years on from the anniversary of the Syrian uprising which turned into a civil war, a political solution to the conflict appears impossible and the Syrian people continue to suffer as much as ever.

Israel-Palestine conflict: a never-ending cycle

Despite the recent ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, a more permanent solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict remains a pipe dream, with the cycle of violence likely to repeat.

Deadly unrest erupts across Colombia

Regardless of the ongoing third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Colombia, demonstrators turned out in force for a national strike to denounce planned economic reforms in late April. Security forces have heavy-handedly responded to citizens who vented their grievances following months of COVID-19 restrictions.

Peru’s upcoming elections

A year into lockdown, the upcoming 6 June presidential election is as much a referendum on the COVID-19 crisis as it is a vote to maintain the status quo or shift left in a radical new direction.

Earth Day: Climate Change and its Risks

Among the numerous security risks travellers face in the modern world, a potentially devastating and destabilising force is the Earth itself, as risks associated with climate change often headline relevant reports by governments and private security firms alike.

Navigating through challenges and risks in the Australia-New Zealand travel bubble

The Australia-New Zealand travel bubble will allow quarantine-free travel for residents between the two countries from 19 April; but officials will continue to face the challenge of successfully segregating these travellers from those arriving from high-risk COVID-19 countries, while travellers will still face the risk of ad-hoc border closures.

2021 Quarter 2 Event Forecast

The first three months of 2021 have been incredibly turbulent. As COVID-19 continues to plague the world, several other major incidents have occurred including the military coup in Myanmar and the storming of the US Capitol. In this forecast, we highlight some of the key events to look out for in Quarter 2.

Islamist insurgency in Mozambique

A cycle of corruption, stalled development and heavy-handed government tactics have culminated in the establishment of Ansar al-Sunna, a Salafist militant organisation and affiliate of Islamic State-Central Africa Province (IS-CAP) in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province.

The 10th anniversary of the Syrian uprising

10 years on from the anniversary of the Syrian uprising which turned into a civil war, a political solution to the conflict appears impossible and the Syrian people continue to suffer as much as ever.

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