Insights

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A Red Sea Crisis In The Making

01

Oct

A Red Sea Crisis In The Making

Anchored four miles off the western coast of Yemen, lies a derelict oil tanker threatening to unleash a potential humanitarian, environmental, and economic catastrophe that would impact not only Yemen but the world

The Changing Face Of Violence In East Asia

01

Oct

The Changing Face Of Violence In East Asia

As the assassination of Japan's former Prime Minister completes two months, we examine the patterns of rising violence in East Asian societies, against the backdrop of the Covid19 Pandemic.

Bangladesh Energy Crisis

30

Sep

Bangladesh Energy Crisis

The Geopolitical situation of Conflicts, Climate change, and the need for renewable energy has resulted in challenges to business ecosystem operations. Bangladesh is an example of how macro and micro dynamics affect the energy crisis.

Europe

23

Sep

Europe's Energy Strategic Readiness

The protracted European energy crisis endangers political, social, and economic stability. However, a storm is impending, and an increase in energy use is expected to correspond with the approaching winter.

Resurgence of Russia Strategy

22

Sep

Resurgence of Russia Strategy

With partial mobilisation of reservists occurring today, September 21st in Russia at the behest of President Putin, the aim of requisitioning 300,000 personnel comes at an auspicious time. This insight will cover the geopolitical consequences for not only Ukraine, former Soviet satellites, and the West, but also for the world.

Iran and Political Risk Embroglio

18

Sep

Iran and Political Risk Embroglio

Reports are emerging that Supreme Leader Ali Khameini is critically ill which has furthered the pre-existing political risks emerging from political infighting and likely instability. This is where the Strategic Viewpoint explains and incorporates the relevance of political threats to business resilience.

Digital India Act

17

Sep

Digital India Act

India's tryst with transformation in digitalisation has been thriving. However, with the rise of emerging tech, such as blockchain and AI, and the prospects of Web 3.0, India demands to acclimatise its legal framework to protect its citizens and businesses as the concept of Digital India ushers into a new era via the Digital India Act.

The Cost Of Mass Shooting An Analysis Of The United States Of America

31

Aug

The Cost Of Mass Shooting An Analysis Of The United States Of America

Mass shooting incidents influence and impact the societal as well as economic paradigm of a country with several factors governing the same. In this report, we at WoRisGo, discuss about them by incorporating the case studies of mass shootings in Buffalo in United States and Christchurch in New Zealand

Have Business Resiliency thresholds changed in Terror zones?

31

Aug

Have Business Resiliency thresholds changed in Terror zones?

In the recent times, it has been observed that the nexus between Non state Armed Groups (NSA) and Business ecosystem has been on a rise. We look at the playbook of this win:win strategy

Decoding Kenyan Elections

16

Aug

Decoding Kenyan Elections

The Kenyan Elections for 2022 were announced on 15 Aug. This election cycle occurs during a period of severe economic discontent, with many Kenyans concerned about growing living costs, public debt, and widespread corruption. Former Deputy President William Ruto and long-time opposition leader Raila Odinga squared off, with Ruto winning.

Matanzas Supertanker Fire: Implications for Cuba

09

Aug

Matanzas Supertanker Fire: Implications for Cuba

The recent oil tanker explosion in Matanzas, Cuba, could adversely impact the country's dwindling oil imports amid domestic fuel deficit, rising inflation, international sanctions, and civil unrest. It could further exacerbate the protests that have been ongoing for the last few months.

Israel

06

Aug

Israel's Operation Breaking Dawn

Israel's pre-emptive military operation in Gaza Strip has undoubtedly fanned the flames for further escalation, possibly leading to the coalition of other non-state actors. This crisis could invariably lead to instability in the region—at least for the short term—with state actors scurrying to pick sides.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's Economic Catastrophe

Sri Lanka’s economic crisis has morphed into a political turmoil, leading to the change in Prime Minister, as Rajapaksa, had to resign from his position, paving the way for Ranil Wickremesinghe.

WoRisGo - Ukraine Conflict Chronicle Part 2

09

Jun

WoRisGo - Ukraine Conflict Chronicle Part 2

After 100 days of the War in Ukraine, we still wait to see the Faith of Donbas and the rest of Eastern Ukraine. Simultaneously we are observing the escalation of the food and energy crises as a result of the war.

War in Yemen- A Protracted Threat to  Security and Business in the Region

08

Jun

War in Yemen- A Protracted Threat to Security and Business in the Region

A regional reset in relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran which is perhaps the most important cause behind the truce, could also become a nightmare for the war in Yemen raging since 2014, if tensions ascend.

India

30

May

India's Uneven Crypto Landscape

Following the new tax imposed on digital assets in India, after the Union Budget 2022 speech by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, India is facing a renewed crisis to find footing in the already inconsistent crypto landscape.

NATO Member: Finland & Sweden - Global Responses

18

May

NATO Member: Finland & Sweden - Global Responses

Retracting from their decades-long policy of military neutrality, Finland and Sweden have announced their interest to join the NATO alliance. The Russian invasion of Ukraine has led the two countries to re-assess their national security interests.

Sri Lanka

18

Apr

Sri Lanka's Economic Armageddon

Sri Lanka, an Island nation in South Asia, is undergoing an economic crisis since 2020. Since Mar 2022, multiple protests are being carried out in the country against the government’s mismanagement of the economy.

Ukraine Conflict Chronicle

29

Mar

Ukraine Conflict Chronicle

In modern era to witness a war was unthinkable, and yet we did see Ukraine conflict emerge. The impact of it being new world order, arms race, revised economic treaties. We have mapped a conflict chronicle and assessed how the world changed in matter of few weeks.

International Sanctions On Russia And Its  Implications

15

Mar

International Sanctions On Russia And Its Implications

On 21 Feb 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin recognized the Independence of two East-Ukrainian territories, Donetsk and Luhansk. The EU, UK, and USA have all responded in individually but in succession, putting up a joint front against Russia.

OPEC+ Keeps Production Rate  Unchanged

14

Mar

OPEC+ Keeps Production Rate Unchanged

On 02 Mar, the Organisation of Petrol Exporting Countries-Plus (OPEC-Plus) agreed on their plans for minimal output rise of 400,000, in Apr 2022. On 02 Mar, the Brent crude oil index price touched USD 113.94 per barrel for the first time since 2014.

Russo-Ukrainian War In The Cyberspace

12

Mar

Russo-Ukrainian War In The Cyberspace

The Russo-Ukraine conflict appears to have all the components for a cyberwar. Moscow and Kyiv are competing for the highest geopolitical stakes, and both governments have extensive information technology and computer hacking capabilities.

Russia-Ukraine Tensions Intensify Euro Energy Crisis

20

Feb

Russia-Ukraine Tensions Intensify Euro Energy Crisis

Although Russia has claimed to have no intention to invade, the standoff between Russia and Ukraine has intensified the European energy crisis.

Ethiopia

16

Feb

Ethiopia's Tigray Conflict

In Nov 2021 the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) took control over many strategic towns in Ethiopia, forcing the government to declare a state of emergency.

Intel

03

Feb

Intel's Chip Manufacturing Unit In Facility, USA

On 21 Jan 2022, Intel announced a massive investment of USD 20 billion to establish two new semiconductor chip manufacturing factories in Ohio, USA. This investment makes Ohio the first manufacturing site location in four decades for Intel.

5G Rollout In USA Impacts Aviation Industry

01

Feb

5G Rollout In USA Impacts Aviation Industry

Major Airlines Across the world announced that they canceled flights heading into the United States starting 19 Jan over an ongoing dispute about the rollout of 5G mobile technologies near American Airports.

Tunisia Political Unrest

26

Jan

Tunisia Political Unrest

On 14 Jan 2022, thousands of protesters took to the streets, defying the ban on gatherings that had been imposed across Tunisia in view of the surging coronavirus cases. This soon turned into political unrest in the country.

Russia-Ukraine Diplomatic Tension After Cyber Attacks

25

Jan

Russia-Ukraine Diplomatic Tension After Cyber Attacks

On 14 Jan, Ukraine reported a targeted hacking of at least seven ministries of the country’s cabinet Treasury, the National Emergency Service and the state services website.

Poland-Belarus Border - The New Geopolitical Conundrum

03

Jan

Poland-Belarus Border - The New Geopolitical Conundrum

The European mainland is facing another major border crisis. The tensions have escalated after 3000-4000 migrants from Belarus and Polish guards faced each other at Kuźnica border crossing.

Climate Change And Migration Crisis

31

Dec

Climate Change And Migration Crisis

As the world attempts to recuperate and readjust to a system crashed by the COVID-19 pandemic, a more pertinent crisis awaits us. Climate change has lurked for decades, giving rise to migration crisis, making it imperative for an immediate redressal.