Here is your monthly news briefing for September, 2018.

 

China Party warns of near-term hardships from US-China Trade disputes

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/china-party-journal-warns-of-trade-war-s-impact-on-financial-stability-10674746

 

US accuses China of LinkedIn spy campaign

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-linkedin-china-espionage-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-accuses-china-of-super-aggressive-spy-campaign-on-linkedin-idUSKCN1LG15Y

 

Dedicated Denial of Service attacks increase attributed to IoT devices

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/dramatic-increase-of-ddos-attack-sizes-attributed-to-iot-devices/

 

North and South Korea tentatively draw down DMZ border security

https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-korea-worlds-scariest-border-to-become-less-scary-1537531348

 

Niger cholera outbreak tops 2000 cases

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/niger-cholera-outbreak-top-2000-cases-42128/

 

US urged to suspend military aid to Uganda over human rights abuses

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-uganda-politics-wine/u-s-should-suspend-military-aid-to-uganda-lawyer-for-critic-of-museveni-idUSKCN1LM2OU

 

ISIS’ return to Libya affects oil output

https://www.wsj.com/articles/islamic-states-deadly-return-in-libya-imperils-oil-output-1537272001

 

Report: Paris knife attack

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-45468082

 

Greek anarchist group Rouvikonas storms ministry in Athens

http://www.ekathimerini.com/232351/article/ekathimerini/news/after-thessaloniki-raid-rouvikonas-anarchists-storm-ministry-in-athens

 

Catalan Independence rally garners 1 million attendees, international attention

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/sep/11/catalans-renew-calls-independence-rally-barcelona

 

Netherlands Police foil “major terrorist attack”

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-45673221

 

Is it Hard to Fly a Drone? No, and it’s Pretty Easy to Kill with One, too

https://www.newsweek.com/it-hard-fly-drone-no-easy-use-one-kill-too-1086320

 

World Leaders back UK allegations against Russia regarding Novichok programme

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-45439388

 

2 Russians charged with attempted poisoning of ex-spy and daughter in Salisbury, UK

https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2018/09/05/2-Russians-charged-with-poisoning-ex-spy-daughter-in-Britain/2011536145163/?sl=13

 

Dutch expel Russian nationals attempting to destroy nerve agent samples from Salisbury assassination attempt

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/sep/14/dutch-expelled-russians-over-alleged-novichok-laboratory-hacking-plot