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Which Nations Are State Sponsors of Terrorism?

January 7, 2019 0

  On 30 December 2009, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sent a cable (subsequently released to the public by WikiLeaks) to America’s Ambassadors in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Kuwait, and Pakistan, headlined, “Terrorist Finance: Action […]


Why the World Needs America and China to Get Along

January 7, 2019 0

  In the United States, support for a cooperative relationship with China is evaporating fast. I increasingly hear frustration from business leaders about structural trade issues. The military is concerned about aggressive geopolitical moves by […]


Terrorist Threat Assessment for 2019

January 7, 2019 0

  The global terrorist and extremist threat is likely to persist in 2019 as the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group goes through a phase of re-adaptation and de-centralisation. This threat will remain given the global […]


Why Indonesia’s military and police can’t get along

by daf9834 in Indonesia 0

  When Indonesian police dragged their feet investigating an assault on uniformed Marine Captain Agus Komaruddin by thugs running a carpark protection racket in South Jakarta last month, they were taught a lesson they won’t [...]



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India-Vietnam Point Potent Projectile at China

August 30, 2017 0

  New Delhi may have quietly delivered its BrahMos supersonic missile system to Hanoi, a weapon that would tilt power dynamics and spike tensions in the South China Sea. When news broke this month that […]