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Numerous Factors Contributed to the COVID-19 Pandemic

With practically the whole world facing an economic free-fall from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s natural to ask how this happened.

New US Counterintelligence Strategy Has 5 Objectives

Counterintelligence is a difficult endeavor in the best of times and the U.S. still has a long way to go to perfecting a comprehensive strategy.

Philippines' Duterte and a Precarious Political Strategy

The U.S. has demonstrated its willingness to assist the Philippines. However, Duterte wants to have assistance from Washington only when it suits him.

Turkish-Russian Relations Are Again Nearing a Breakpoint

Turkey and Russia: Although both nations are coexisting with a strained peace, the historic hostility between the two will once again come to the fore.

Viewing the Coronavirus Epidemic as a Black Swan Event

Referring to the recent coronavirus outbreak as a Black Swan event may be a bit premature. Admittedly, it may indeed turn out to be a Black Swan; however, the political or economic impact of the virus is not yet measurable.

Iraq and Iran: Destined by Geography for Conflict

The Iran and Iraq conflicts over the years show us that what we are now witnessing in the region is simply a return to history.

Russia's Assassination Campaign Continues Against Dissent

The word assassination often evokes threats or attempts on the life of a head of state. But in the contemporary era, Russia is playing a different deadly game.

USA Kills Qassem Soleimani, A Man Who Killed Hundreds of Americans

"General Soleimani was actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service members in Iraq and throughout the region."

Canada's Alberta Province Poses a Wexit Problem for Ottawa

A long-simmering issue in Canada's western provinces has gained some notoriety beyond Canada's borders, and it now has a catchy name, Wexit Alberta.

US Needs Active Counterintelligence Tools to Stop China Spying

It's time to provide the U.S. intelligence community with the counterintelligence tools, resources, and leadership to adequately meet the threat of Chinese spying.