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ISIS Affiliates

On March 26, 2019, Posted by , In Information Reports,Middle East, With Comments Off on ISIS Affiliates

Written by Kailey Nordgran             ISIS affiliates flourish in regions plagued by weak governance, porous borders, and inept security force (Intel Brief, 2019). Affiliates are geographically dispersed and vary in capability; some are akin to terrorist groups, while others behave like insurgent groups (Intel Brief, 2019).             Since the 2011…

Implications of Taliban-U.S. Peace Talks

On March 26, 2019, Posted by , In Middle East,North America, With Comments Off on Implications of Taliban-U.S. Peace Talks

Written by Jarom Drummond             The first half of March was filled with lengthy peace talks carried out between Taliban and United States officials. In the end, no conclusion was reached, though both sides left with optimism (Rashid). The Taliban continues to refuse to hold peace talks with the Afghani…

Implications of ISIS’ Social Media

On March 23, 2019, Posted by , In Analysis Reports,Middle East, With Comments Off on Implications of ISIS’ Social Media

Written by Kailey Nordgran The Islamic State’s use of social media has evolved over the past few years to attract more members. ISIS quickly built a brand on social media with tens of thousands of followers (DiResta, 2018). The organization’s strategic use of social media demonstrates the resourcefulness of the…

Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukrainian Presidential Candidate

On March 23, 2019, Posted by , In Europe,Information Reports, With Comments Off on Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukrainian Presidential Candidate

Written by Sam Jacobsen 58 year-old Ukrainian national Yulia Tymoshenko announced her official candidacy for President of Ukraine in January of this year. Tymoshenko’s storied past as a figurehead in Ukraine, serving two stints as the first female prime minister, as a leader in various movements (including the orange revolution…

An Overview of North Korea’s Weapons of Mass Destruction

On March 23, 2019, Posted by , In Information Reports, With Comments Off on An Overview of North Korea’s Weapons of Mass Destruction

Written by Semie Lee North Korean Nuclear Weapons Capabilities The recent breakdown of the US-North Korea summit in Hanoi casts doubt on whether or not the regime ever intends to rid of its nuclear arsenal.[1] According to the RAND Institute, North Korea may have enough fissile material to build between…