RiskMap Podcast: Building a Dubai in Africa; the future of US-EU security cooperation; Brazil & Argentina opening to trade

February 25, 2017

In this edition of the RiskMap podcast, hosted by Charles Hecker and Maria Knapp, we discuss the African countries who are vying to build the continent’s first Dubai-like megahub; US-EU and NATO relations in the wake of the Munich Security Conference; and the outlook for Brazil and Argentina as they liberalize their economies. 


RiskMap Podcast: the G20 Summit, Catalonia and Spain’s election and Argentina’s presidential run-off

November 13, 2015

In the coming weeks, G20 leaders will meet in Turkey, Catalonia’s secessionist leanings will play into the Spanish election campaign and Argentinians will finally choose their next president.


The G20 summit, Turkey’s elections and what next for Argentina?

October 31, 2015

In the coming weeks the G20 nations meet as some of the emerging markets face tough challenges. Turkey holds another election and Argentinians make up their minds who should succeed president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.


RiskMap Podcast: Iraq’s reforms and electoral politics in Canada and Argentina

August 14, 2015

Recent government reforms in Iraq address popular demand for better government function, but have the potential to drive further instability in the country in the short and medium term. Meanwhile, election races in Canada and Argentina have the potential to unseat long-ruling parties—or at least usher in changes to each country’s economic policy. Hosted by Michael Moran and Gala Riani.