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Russia’s Cyber Campaigns

On July 12, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,, , With No Comments

By Izatt Folkman Russia has a long history of cyber warfare. InvestigateRussia.org lists several of the important cyberattacks fueled by Russia during the 21st century. The Committee to Investigate Russia is a non-profit organization that worked during the Robert Mueller investigation as an aggregation of news pertaining to Russia’s affiliation…

Kremlin Retaliates Against Goergia Protests

On July 12, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

By Marren Haneberg Thousands of protesters took to the streets after Russian lawmaker Sergei Gavrilov, deputy of the Russian State Duma, sat in the Georgian parliamentary speaker’s seat and addressed the audience in Russian. Gavrilov was there as president of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (IAO), “a body set up…

Turkey: S-400 Over the F-35?

On July 6, 2019, Posted by , In Information Reports,Middle East, With No Comments

In early June, Washington issued an ultimatum to Turkey urging the country to reconsider its decision to buy the Russian S-400 air defense system. The Turkish Ministry of Defense acknowledged the ultimatum on June 8, two days after it was reported in the media (Kurt 2019). At that time, Turkey…

Japan’s Role in Denuclearization Negotiations

By Hunter Huillet Kim Jong-Un’s 2017 threat to “bring nuclear clouds to the Japanese archipelago”[1] shocked the world and forced Japan to recognize that their small, North Korean neighbor was a significant threat to the safety of their country, and they meant business. Though North Korean missile tests began as…

Rising Tensions in the U.S.-China Trade War

What are the implications of the current “trade war” between the United States and China? Where will the continuing negotiations lead each of these countries in their development, and relationships with one another as the top two-producing countries in the world? During my time living in mainland China several years…