Verisk Maplecroft in the Media
28 January 2015 ‘Tangible’ Terror Threat at Euro 2016, Warn Organisers
With the threat level raised for Euro 2016, Verisk Maplecroft’s Dr Florian Otto says the Paris attacks are a reminder of the multi-faceted threat from foreign jihadists
28 January 2015 Nigeria Torn Asunder as Boko Haram Fuels Caliphate Threat
Verisk Maplecroft estimates the number of people killed by Boko Haram last year was over 4700 – double the number from 2013
28 January 2015 ISIS ‘Attack Saudi Border Post and Infiltrate Town’
A rumoured ISIS raid on a Saudi border post might be an attempt to regain momentum after the loss of Kobani to the Kurds, states Verisk Maplecroft’s Torbjorn Soltvedt
27 January 2015 Number of Foreign Fighters in Iraq and Syria Reaches All-Time High
Verisk Maplecroft’s Torbjorn Soltvedt believes that ISIS has “peaked” when it comes to their recruitment efforts
27 January 2015 ISIS Attack on Tripoli Hotel Opens New Front Against West
Large numbers of Libyan nationals fighting for ISIS in Syria and Iraq have returned to the country, states Verisk Maplecroft’s Torbjorn Soltvedt
Recent television appearances
12 January 2015Bloomberg TV
Do Paris Shootings Mark a Turning Point for Hollande?
Verisk Maplecroft's Florian Otto discusses the policy implications of the Paris shootings with Bloomberg's Mark Barton and Anna Edwards on "Countdown"
08 January 2015CNBC
An attack on freedom of speech
Following the "Charlie Hebdo" shooting, Verisk Maplecroft’s Torbjorn Soltvedt talks about the possible groups involved and the rationale behind the attack
02 December 2014CNBC TV
India: Why is India's inflation rate so low?
India's consumer inflation rate has been low so far and oil prices have helped "soften" this, says Prashant Sawant, senior economist at Maplecroft