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US and Russia Exit the INF Treaty

On December 8, 2018, Posted by , In Europe,Information Reports,North America, With Comments Off on US and Russia Exit the INF Treaty

Written by Marren Haneberg On December 4, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced plans to exit the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty in 60 days, citing Russian noncompliance. If Russia does not return “to full and verifiable compliance” by the deadline, the United States will start a six month…

The History of American Counter Narcotics Operations in Latin America

On October 20, 2018, Posted by , In Information Reports,Latin America,North America, With Comments Off on The History of American Counter Narcotics Operations in Latin America

Written by Brecken Denler In 1971, the thralls of the Vietnam war, President Nixon declared a new type of war: “The War on Drugs.”  Ever since, the United States has fought to reduce both supply of and demand for illegal drugs.[i]  Despite recent initiatives decriminalizing marijuana in many states and…

The New NAFTA

On October 15, 2018, Posted by , In Information Reports,Latin America,North America, With Comments Off on The New NAFTA

Written by Brennan Albrecht The new deal negotiated by the countries of North America as a potential replacement of NAFTA has received a fair mixture of praise and criticism. The new trade agreement, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA), comes as the result of President Donald Trump’s major campaign promise to reshape NAFTA…

Brief History of NAFTA

On October 5, 2018, Posted by , In Information Reports,Latin America,North America, With Comments Off on Brief History of NAFTA

Written by Brennan Albrecht Just this past week, President Donald Trump announced that the United States, Canada, and Mexico have reached a compromise on the long-promised NAFTA renegotiations. Although a step down from a total rebranding of NAFTA, as President Trump had promised on the campaign trail, there are several…

US Cyber Capabilities Are More Potent Than They Seem

On September 23, 2018, Posted by , In Cybersecurity,North America, With Comments Off on US Cyber Capabilities Are More Potent Than They Seem

Written by Tanner Nelson The United States has been warned of a “cyber-Pearl Harbor” for years. Earlier in 2018, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats announced that “the lights are blinking red.”[1] Russia’s attempts at interference in U.S. elections has already been confirmed by the U.S. intelligence community, and the…