headlines of the last two weeks have been dominated by acts of terror
and the reactions of governments to the continuing threat of attacks.
It is clear that few countries are immune to the fallout from these
events, whether they are attacked directly or caught up in the
response. We have seen attacks in the developing world as well as
western countries and the fallout is far-reaching.
relations are inevitably destabilised by extreme events like these and
trade between affected countries may also suffer. New alliances are
likely to be formed and existing ones weakened in an increasingly
complex and unstable political landscape.
are a few articles I have selected from the EMIS service that relate to
these recent events and their impact. As always, I welcome your
on this subject, particularly in relation to emerging markets.
Chief Executive Officer