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    Watch List: Aug. 15, 2017
    Aug16

    Watch List: Aug. 15, 2017

    The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance. Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our...

    Tracing the sources of today’s Russian cyberthreat
    Aug16

    Tracing the sources of today’s Russian cyberthreat

    Who’s inside the hoodie? BeeBright/Shutterstock.comBeyond carrying all of our phone, text and internet communications, cyberspace is an active battleground, with cybercriminals, government agents and even military personnel probing weaknesses in corporate, national and even personal online defenses. Some of the most talented and dangerous...

    Iran and North Korea: Brothers in Nuclear Arms
    Aug16

    Iran and North Korea: Brothers in Nuclear Arms

    Editor’s note: On Aug. 14, nearly two months after the original publication of this Deep Dive, reports surfaced that North Korea received Soviet-era technology from a facility in Ukraine that expedited the construction of its intercontinental ballistic missiles. As we determine the veracity of the reports, we republish our own assessment of...

    Tracing the sources of today’s Russian cyberthreat
    Aug16

    Tracing the sources of today’s Russian cyberthreat

    Who’s inside the hoodie? BeeBright/Shutterstock.comBeyond carrying all of our phone, text and internet communications, cyberspace is an active battleground, with cybercriminals, government agents and even military personnel probing weaknesses in corporate, national and even personal online defenses. Some of the most talented and dangerous...

    Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict Moves from Frozen to Kinetic
    Aug16

    Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict Moves from Frozen to Kinetic

    The war in Ukraine stands as a pressing test of Western commitment and resolve towards European security. But another security threat is emerging, with a real risk of rapid escalation. This new threat, emanating from the Nagorno-Karabakh region, pits Armenia and the Armenian-populated Karabakh against Azerbaijan. Long regarded as one of several...

    Mass detention of Crimean Tatars for solidarity with jailed 76-year-old Server Karametov
    Aug15

    Mass detention of Crimean Tatars for solidarity with jailed 76-year-old Server Karametov

    At least eight people were detained in Russian-occupied Crimea on August 14 for holding peaceful single-person pickets, or for photographing the police detaining the picketers, with one person – 64-year-old Yarikul Davlatov – now facing charges of holding an ‘unauthorized meeting’, For many Crimean Tatars there was no...

    Russia’s youngest Ukrainian prisoner sentenced to 8 years, a political prisoner to 10 years for writing to him
    Aug15

    Russia’s youngest Ukrainian prisoner sentenced to 8 years, a political prisoner to 10 years for writing to him

    While 19-year-old Artur Panov does not deny at least some of the charges, he was just 16 when arrested and there are grounds for doubting the seriousness of the grandiose plans he appears to have discussed. 35-year-old Maxim Smyshlyaev, who received a 10-year sentence, has long been recognized as a political prisoner by the renowned Memorial...

    Environmental Sustainability And Social Justice Requires Democratic Food Systems
    Aug14

    Environmental Sustainability And Social Justice Requires Democratic Food Systems

    There is a strong sense of déjà vu in the late Northern summer of 2012. The worst droughts in living memory have devastated corn and soybean crops in the United States and Canada; and extreme heat is damaging wheat yields in the breadbaskets of Russia and Ukraine. With increasing volumes of grain diverted to meet …read more Source: Centre...

    North Korea ICBM success
    Aug14

    North Korea ICBM success

    How has North Korea managed to make such astounding progress with its long-range missile programme over the last two years? Here, Michael Elleman shares the first solid evidence that North Korea has acquired a high-performance liquid-propellant engine from illicit networks in Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source: International Institute...

    Embattled Theater Director Trapped In Russia
    Aug14

    Embattled Theater Director Trapped In Russia

    Kirill Serebrennikov has seen his funding cut and a controversial ballet axed, and could soon be charged with swindling the state out of millions. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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