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News Briefing: September 2018

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... Continue Reading →

News Briefing: August 2018

After a several month hiatus, here is your news briefing for August, 2018.   Taliban rejects ceasefire, kidnaps 200 bus passengers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-afghanistan-attack/taliban-kidnap-dozens-in-afghanistans-north-despite-ceasefire-idUSKCN1L50GZ   Afghani President’s “Peace” speech interrupted by mortar barrage. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/21/world/asia/afghanistan-attack-ashraf-ghani-peace.html   North and South Korea plan third peace... Continue Reading →

News Briefing: May 2018

Here is your monthly news briefing for May 2018.   Putin inaugurated for 4th term https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44024184   North Korea Announces plans to dismantle nuclear test sites https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/05/12/610674006/north-korea-announces-plans-to-dismantle-nuclear-test-site   Trump pulls back from North Korea summit to insist on NK denuclearization... Continue Reading →

News Briefing: April 2018

Here is the monthly news briefing for April 2018.   France Rail Strike http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-43617033   Cost of Rail Strike up to $123 million https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2018/04/09/Rail-chief-says-cost-of-French-strikes-so-far-nearly-123M/1131523290428/?utm_source=sec&utm_campaign=sl&utm_medium=12   US slaps additional sanctions on Russian nationals https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions-announcement/u-s-issues-fresh-russian-sanctions-treasury-department-idUSKCN1HD1O0   Russian Legislature proposes ban on US... Continue Reading →

News Briefing: February 2018

This is your monthly news briefing for February 2018.   ISIS continues to threaten Iran from “Tora Bora” borderlands https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-iraq-islamic-state/islamic-state-threatens-iran-from-tora-bora-borderlands-idUSKBN1FP1FW   US sanctions DRC general over protest crackdown http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/06/us-sanctions-drc-general-rebels-over-protest-crackdown-treasury/   Democratic Republic of Congo: 23 dead in fresh wave of... Continue Reading →

News Briefing: December 2017

Here is your monthly news briefing for December 2017.   Tillerson says US ready to talk to N. Korea; Japan wants pressure https://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-missiles-tillerson/tillerson-says-u-s-ready-to-talk-to-north-korea-japan-wants-pressure-idUSKBN1E62UI   China and South Korea pursue closer ties, but THAAD remains issue http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/chinese-and-south-korean-leaders-seek-to-improve-ties-but-thaad-remains-thorny-issue   UN Security Council... Continue Reading →

News Briefing: November 2017

This is your news briefing for the month of November, 2017.   Lebanon Crisis: Saudi Arabia say Lebanon declares war https://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-politics/saudi-arabia-says-lebanon-declares-war-deepening-crisis-idUSKBN1D61SZ   Lebanon’s PM Hariri shelves resignation, easing crisis https://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-politics/lebanons-pm-hariri-shelves-resignation-easing-crisis-idUSKBN1DM0IP   North Korea appears to be aggressively building ballistic missile... Continue Reading →

News Briefing: 26 OCT – 01 NOV 2017

Here is your weekly news bringing for 26 OCT – 01 NOV 2017.   Violence amid Kenya election rerun https://www.voanews.com/a/kenya-presidential-election/4086895.html   US Army pushing more support for Chad Basin in stability effort https://www.army.mil/article/195852/us_army_africa_pushing_more_support_to_lake_chad_basin_to_reinforce_us_stability_efforts   US says Congo must hold elections... Continue Reading →

News Briefing: 19-25 OCT 2017

Here is your weekly news briefing for 19-25 OCT 2017.   Kurdish and Iraqi troops clash in Kirkuk over Kurdish independence http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-41693143   Kurds offer suspended independence drive, seek talks with Baghdad http://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-iraq-kurds-referendum/kurds-offer-to-suspend-independence-drive-seek-talks-with-baghdad-idUSKBN1CT37M   Madagascar plague death toll reaches 124... Continue Reading →

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