INTELBRIEFS

August 20, 2020

IntelBrief: Military Coup in Mali Raises Concerns about Stability in the Sahel

On August 18, Malian soldiers from Kati barracks outside Bamako launched a coup to depose president Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (IBK). IBK had been under growing pressure in recent ......

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August 19, 2020

IntelBrief: Northeast Nigeria’s Growing Insecurity Threatens Humanitarian Aid Workers and Civilians

Eleven years of conflict have ravaged broad swaths of the northeastern Nigerian states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe (BAY)......

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August 18, 2020

IntelBrief: Is TikTok’s Possible Farewell Really Related to National Security?

In early August, President Trump issued an Executive Order designed to curb the growing social media influence of TikTok, a company owned by Chinese tech giant ByteDance, known ......

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August 17, 2020

IntelBrief: Israel-UAE Deal: Real Diplomacy or Public Relations Stunt?

The August 13 joint statement of Israel, the UAE, and the United States committing to a normalization of UAE-Israel relations reflects a long evolution in UAE-Israeli relations ......

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August 14, 2020

IntelBrief: COVID-19, Political Polarization, and Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon

Deforestation alerts, issued by the short-term deforestation system of Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE), reveal that the classification of ‘vulnerable a......

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