2018 G20 Summit: Facts and Outcome

By Allen Cline - Contributor. The 2018 G20 summit occurred last month in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The summit consisted of a global discussion of the world’s 20 most industrialized and rising economies. One intriguing reality about this high-leveled gathering of the 20 richest and developed economies in the world is that they represent about 85% … Continue reading 2018 G20 Summit: Facts and Outcome

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Is war between China and the US Inevitable? | Graham Allison | TED Talk

Here is a recent TED Talk by academic, Graham Allison, regarding the growing competition between the U.S. and China. This is an ongoing topic that is quickly evolving in the international system and is one that will continue to be a recurring theme for many years to come. In addition, the reference to the "Thucydides … Continue reading Is war between China and the US Inevitable? | Graham Allison | TED Talk

LeT Terrorist Organization and their Pakistani Ties – Intelligence Brief #7

Intelligence Briefs Main Page Please click on the link below in order to access Week #7 Intelligence Brief. This week, Dustin Oaks, the former President of The Society of Defense and Strategic Studies (SDSS), is our Primary Open-Source Analyst and his topic deals with the LeT Terrorist Organization and their Pakistani Ties. CUSTOMER QUESTIONS: Who … Continue reading LeT Terrorist Organization and their Pakistani Ties – Intelligence Brief #7

Securing Space: A Discussion on the U.S. Space Force (CSIS Streamed Forum)

Following our recent Intelligence Brief on the Status of U.S. Space Force Creation and its Geopolitical Implications, here is an interesting and timely forum video on the topic that was sponsored by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). An expert panel spoke at this event that was live-streamed on September 10, 2018 and … Continue reading Securing Space: A Discussion on the U.S. Space Force (CSIS Streamed Forum)

Status on U.S. Space Force Creation and its Geopolitical Implications – Intelligence Brief #6

Intelligence Briefs Main Page Please click on the link below in order to access Week #6 Intelligence Brief. This week, Sam Kessler, the Chief Editor of Fulcrum Global, is our Primary Open-Source Analyst and his topic deals with the current status on U.S. Space Force creation and its geopolitical implications. CUSTOMER QUESTIONS: How does establishing … Continue reading Status on U.S. Space Force Creation and its Geopolitical Implications – Intelligence Brief #6

Japanese Reaction to Recent North Korea/USA Summit – Intelligence Brief #5

Intelligence Briefs Main Page Please click on the link below in order to access Week #5 Intelligence Brief. This week, Brian Moody, the Vice President of the Society for Defense and Strategic Studies (SDSS), is our Primary Open-Source Analyst and his topic deals with the Japanese reaction to the recent high-level summit between North Korea/USA leaders, … Continue reading Japanese Reaction to Recent North Korea/USA Summit – Intelligence Brief #5

ISIS Utilization of Social Media – Intelligence Brief #4

Intelligence Briefs Main Page Please click on the link below in order to access Week #4 Intelligence Brief. This week, Dustin Oaks, the President of the Society for Defense and Strategic Studies (SDSS), is our Primary Open-Source Analyst and his topic deals with the continued utilization of social media by the Islamic State of Iraq … Continue reading ISIS Utilization of Social Media – Intelligence Brief #4

Civil Unrest in Haiti: History Repeating – Intelligence Brief #3

Intelligence Briefs Main Page Please click on the link below in order to access Week #3 Intelligence Brief. This week, Cameron Grischott is our Primary Open-Source Analyst and his topic deals with the current status on the civil unrest in Haiti. CUSTOMER QUESTIONS: What was the leading cause of the civil unrest? How are aid … Continue reading Civil Unrest in Haiti: History Repeating – Intelligence Brief #3

China Global Expansion Initiatives – Intelligence Brief #2

Intelligence Briefs Main Page Please click on the link below in order to access Week #2 Intelligence Brief. This week, Cameron Grischott is our Primary Open-Source Analyst and his topic deals with the current status on China's global expansion initiatives in various regions. CUSTOMER QUESTIONS/RFI: Where are conflicting zones of influence between China and the … Continue reading China Global Expansion Initiatives – Intelligence Brief #2

Yemen Civil War – Intelligence Brief #1

Intelligence Briefs Main Page Please click on the link below in order to access Week #1 Intelligence Brief. This week, Cameron Grischott is our Primary Open-Source Analyst and his topic deals with the current impact that the Yemeni civil war is having in the Persian Gulf region. Customer Questions/RFI: What were the original causes of … Continue reading Yemen Civil War – Intelligence Brief #1

The 2018 Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community: The Cyber Threat

By Brittany Lamon-Paredes - Contributor. On February 13, 2018, “The Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community” was released to the general public. This report was presented to the U.S. senate Select Committee on Intelligence by CIA Director Mike Pompeo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, FBI Director Christopher Wray, and NSA Chief Mike … Continue reading The 2018 Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community: The Cyber Threat

Chaos in Charlottesville 

By Brian Moody - Contributor. The city of Charlottesville became a battleground during a hot summer weekend in August, when white supremacist groups such as, the KKK, Neo-Nazi’s, and others, clashed with counter-protestors that included Black Lives Matter (BLM) and Antifa, a group that is anti-fascist as well as anti-capitalist group. Antifa’s premise is to … Continue reading Chaos in Charlottesville 

Renewed Russian Sanctions and its Impact on the China-Russia Relationship 

By Sam Kessler - Chief Editor/Contributor. Recently U.S. President Donald Trump and Congress finalized the approval of renewed sanctions on the Russian Federation. This is a response to public outcry over allegations that Russia hacked the U.S. elections. However, it represents a continuation of U.S. sanctions policy toward Russia since their annexation of Crimea occurred … Continue reading Renewed Russian Sanctions and its Impact on the China-Russia Relationship