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News Briefing: 12-18 OCT 2017

Here is your weekly news briefing for 12 – 18 OCT 2017.   Xi Jinping at Communist Party Congress: Time for China to take the centre stage http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-41647872   North Korea warns of imminent nuclear war http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/10/17/north-korean-un-diplomat-warns-nuclear-war-may-break-moment/   Overview of... Continue Reading →

News Briefing: 5-11 OCT 2017

Here is your weekly news briefing for 5-11 OCT 2017.   North Korean missile able to reach US mainland after modernization http://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-missiles-russia/north-korean-missiles-will-be-able-to-reach-u-s-after-modernization-ifax-cites-russian-lawmaker-idUSKBN1CF0XP   Analysis: Unknown actor attacking US and Canadian diplomats in Cuba https://www.thestar.com/news/world/2017/10/04/no-one-knows-who-attacked-us-and-canadian-diplomats-in-cuba-but-the-plot-appears-to-be-working-analysis.html   Syrian violence highest since Aleppo... Continue Reading →

News Briefing: 28 SEP – 04 OCT 2017

This is your weekly news briefing for 28 SEP – 04 OCT 2017.   Puerto Rican relief efforts struggle to distribute available resources https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/03/us/puerto-rico-aid-fema-maria.html   Las Vegas shooting kills 50+, wounds 500+ https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/03/us/las-vegas-gunman.html   Kurdish Independence: Analysis https://www.wsj.com/articles/for-kurds-of-iraq-what-kind-of-independenceif-any-1506591002   More... Continue Reading →

News Briefing: 21-27 SEP 2017

Here is your weekly news briefing for 21-27 SEP 2017.   Sec. of Def. James Mattis assassination attempt: “We will not abandon Afghanistan.” https://www.voanews.com/a/mattis-in-afghanistan/4046065.html   French conservatives retain Senate seat in blow to Macron’s party http://www.france24.com/en/20170924-french-conservatives-republicains-retain-senate-majority-macron-LREM-party-setback   Kurdish Independence https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/kurds-in-iraq-vote-in-historic-referendum-for-independence/2017/09/25/a477549e-a14d-11e7-b573-8ec86cdfe1ed_story.html?utm_term=.f9ddb047c807... Continue Reading →

News Briefing: 13-20 SEP 2017

Here is your weekly news briefing for 13-20 SEP 2017.   North Korea seeks military equilibrium with US http://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-missiles/north-korea-says-seeking-military-equilibrium-with-u-s-idUSKCN1BP35B?il=0   Trump blocks takeover of US company by China, citing national security https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2017/09/15/trump-just-blocked-a-chinese-takeover-of-a-sensitive-u-s-company-heres-whats-going-on/?utm_term=.fe50649cb682   Second suspect in London train bombing arrested... Continue Reading →

News Brief: 24-30 AUG 2017

This is your weekly news briefing for 24-30 AUG 2017.   North Korea launches three missiles, one of which passes of Japan https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/north-korea-is-reported-to-have-launched-another-missile-heightening-tensions/2017/08/25/4569a10c-89e5-11e7-96a7-d178cf3524eb_story.html?utm_term=.da07cc735bd9   UN Security Council universally condemns North Korea’s missile launches, demands immediate end to nuclear program http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/08/council-unanimously-condemns-korea-missile-tests-170830004710700.html... Continue Reading →

News Brief: 17-23 AUG 2017

Here is your weekly news briefing for 17-23 AUG 2017   North Korea warns of “merciless strike” ahead of US-South Korean war games http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/20/asia/north-korea-south-korea-us-military-drills/index.html   North Korean chemical weapon shipments to Syria intercepted: UN Report http://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-syria-un-idUSKCN1B12G2   Iran to produce... Continue Reading →

News Briefing: 10-16 AUG 2017

Here is your weekly news briefing for 10-16 AUG 2017   China’s crackdown on North Korea begins to pinch https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/16/world/asia/china-north-korea-seafood-exports.html   Seoul: North Korea to hold off on Guam strike http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/north-korea-still-needs-time-to-perfect-re-entry-technology-9120974   Syria: Al-Assad regime bombs civilians in “Safe Zone”... Continue Reading →

News Briefing: 03-09 AUG 2017

Here is your weekly news briefing for 03-09 AUG 2017.   RUNDOWN: The situation in North Korea https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/09/world/asia/north-korea-nuclear-weapons.html   Sanctions unlikely to reign in Pyongyang http://www.straitstimes.com/world/united-states/north-korea-crisis-set-to-deepen-more-tests-likely-analysts   North Korean sanctions http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AS_NORTH_KOREA_DIPLOMACY_ASOL-?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2017-08-06-05-33-28   Taliban suicide bomber kills two US service members... Continue Reading →

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