INTELBRIEFS

August 11, 2022

IntelBrief: Explosions at Crimean Airbase Expand the Scope of the Conflict in Ukraine

On the afternoon of August 9, a series of massive explosions rocked Saki airbase in Russian controlled southwestern Crimea. Russia claimed at least one person had been killed an......

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August 10, 2022

IntelBrief: Iraq’s Sadr Demands New Elections, Escalating his Campaign against Pro-Iranian Rivals

As Iraq endures a crippling summer heatwave, a political contest between the popular Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and his Iranian-backed Shia rivals may be coming to a head. On J......

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August 09, 2022

IntelBrief: Fighting between Israel and Gaza Militants Flares Anew

Fighting between Israel and militants based in the Gaza Strip flared anew in early August. This latest bout of fighting comes fifteen months after an eleven-day conflict between......

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August 08, 2022

IntelBrief: Climate-Related Natural Disasters and Extreme Weather Events Wreaking Havoc

Our national economies rely on infrastructure with enormous energy demands—cloud-based computing depends on servers cooled by massive cooling systems; huge amounts of coal, oi......

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August 05, 2022

IntelBrief: Beijing’s Delicate Dance: Nationalist Sentiments and the Fear of Miscalculations in the Taiwan Strait

On August 2, U.S. House [of Representatives] Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taipei, Taiwan, for a visit and meeting with Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen, as well as other gov......

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