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Consider Emerging Market Supply Chain Risks in Mining

tanker in mist

Developing natural resources in emerging markets can be rewarding, but it requires an in-depth assessment of the associated risks alongside robust supply chain management. Continue reading →

Rising Security Threats in Nigeria

Men carrying straw in Mali

Nigeria, the oil-rich West African nation headed by President Goodluck Jonathan, appears to be experiencing a broadening of security concerns – demonstrated by a string of recent kidnappings. Continue reading →

The Future of Piracy in a New Somalia

Pirates Nabbed

As Somalia stumbles through its most significant political transition since the fall of the Siad Barre regime, there are signs that the country’s most lucrative industry is also going through profound changes. The success rate of piracy halved from 2010 … Continue reading →

Piracy in South East Asia

There are some marked differences in tactics between pirates operating off the coast of Somalia and in the area around Indonesia and the South China Sea, our kidnap and ransom expert told me. Continue reading →