Terrorism and political risk threat increases worldwide

A terrorist in a gas mask holding his hand up to a digital image

Reported terrorism attacks over 2016 rose 14% worldwide to 4,151 from 3,633 in the previous year targeting, Aon said in its 2017 Risk Maps for Political Risk, Terrorism and Political Violence report. The number of reported terrorist incidents in Western nations more than doubled last year to 96 from 35 in 2015. This increase in terrorist activity and the rise of populist nationalism is creating an increasingly volatile operating environment for international business, Aon said. While terrorist