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Old Hands Turned New Hires – Chinese Espionage in the American Intelligence Community

On September 18, 2020, Posted by , In Asia,North America, By , , With 1 Comment

By Haley Grizzell The People’s Republic of China has been recruiting retired intelligence officers to leak classified information to the Chinese government. In just the latest part of uncovering this trend, the United States arrested Alexander Yuk Ching Ma, a former CIA officer, on August 14, 2020. In response to…

How Jordan Fits Into American Foreign Policy

On October 3, 2019, Posted by , In Middle East,North America, By ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on How Jordan Fits Into American Foreign Policy

Jordan is a critical part of the United States’ strategy to limit unpredictable economic and political unrest in the Middle East, to maintain Israel’s security, and to counter terrorism in the region. In the eyes of America, Jordan’s primary role is to serve as a stable buffer between Israel and hostile forces and to maintain strong American economic, political, and military influence in the region.

Mapping Ganja Farms in St. Vincent

The subject of marijuana growth, distribution and use has been a hot topic in our society today.  There are many arguments both for and against the legalization of marijuana in the United States on a federal scale and ideas on how to monitor and tax marijuana that is legal in…

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

On July 6, 2019, Posted by , In Asia,North America, By ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on 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…

The Taliban’s end Game and the US Exit from Afghanistan

On April 2, 2019, Posted by , In Analysis Reports,Middle East,North America, By , With Comments Off on The Taliban’s end Game and the US Exit from Afghanistan

By Jeff Bates The endgame for the Taliban is relatively straightforward. They have two main objectives and are determined to meet them. Their two objectives are to get all foreign troops out of the country and to implement Sharia law throughout all of Afghanistan. They will continue to wage terror…