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    What We’re Reading: Jan. 31, 2017
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    What We’re Reading: Jan. 31, 2017

    Below you will find a list of books that members of the Geopolitical Futures team are currently reading. It highlights insightful and relevant books from around the globe and the reasons we chose them. SS-GBBy Len Deighton George Friedman: This is an imaging of what life in Britain would have been like had the Germans invaded and conquered it in...

    Watch List: Jan. 31, 2017
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    Watch List: Jan. 31, 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...

    U.S. Hypocrisy on Election Meddling
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    U.S. Hypocrisy on Election Meddling

    Ted Galen Carpenter Although Donald Trump has taken the oath of office as president, speculation continues to swirl about alleged Russian interference in the 2016 elections to his benefit. The evidence that Moscow’s actions were designed to help Donald Trump is anemic. Nevertheless, politicians, pundits, and mainstream journalists express...

    ‘Foreign State’ Likely Behind Czech ForMin Computer Breach, Minister Says
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    ‘Foreign State’ Likely Behind Czech ForMin Computer Breach, Minister Says

    In a most likely unrelated development, Russia has reportedly accused two top cyber-agents of working with the CIA. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    ‘Foreign State’ Likely Behind Czech ForMin Computer Breach, Minister Says
    Jan31

    ‘Foreign State’ Likely Behind Czech ForMin Computer Breach, Minister Says

    In a most likely unrelated development, Russia has reportedly accused two top cyber-agents of working with the CIA. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Biggest German Bank Admits It Laundered Billions for Russian Clients
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    Biggest German Bank Admits It Laundered Billions for Russian Clients

    ‘Mirror trading’ scheme had no evident economic purpose, New York financial regulator says. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Kleptocracy Daily: January 31, 2017
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    Kleptocracy Daily: January 31, 2017

    Office Space: Who Really Owns Real Estate Leased by the U.S. Government?: Natalie Duffy highlights a new report which found it impossible to identify the true owners of one third of the government’s “high security” leases – because of anonymous companies. News Deutsche Bank was fined $630 million for its role in the $10 billion Russian...

    Everyone-loses
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    Everyone-loses

    Disorder erupted in Ukraine in 2014, involving the overthrow of a sitting government, the Russian annexation of the Crimean peninsula, and a violent insurrection, supported by Moscow, in the east of the country. This Adelphi book argues that the crisis has yielded a ruinous outcome, in which all the parties are worse off and international...

    Berlin’s New Pragmatism in an Era of Radical Uncertainty
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    Berlin’s New Pragmatism in an Era of Radical Uncertainty

    Photo credit: elxeneize / Shutterstock, Inc. Abstract: Germany has emerged as the EU’s central economic and political power in today’s crisis-ridden Europe. The U.K., after the Brexit vote, has probably dropped out of global crisis management for quite a while and the United States, under President Barack Obama, already significantly...

    January 31st, 2017
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    January 31st, 2017

    ALBANIA In Albania, Communism Still HurtsBBC 27 years since the fall of communism, Albania finally is opening up its secret police files. The secret service, known as Sigurimi, was brutal. It relied on a huge network of civilian informers to crush any dissent and keep the communist regime in power. At least 7,000 opponents of the regime were...

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