INTELBRIEFS

June 20, 2019

IntelBrief: Congress Debates Whether the AUMF Has Outlived Its Mandate

Amid the Trump administration escalating campaign of 'maximum pressure' against Iran, attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman have raised the specter of military conflict bet......

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June 19, 2019

IntelBrief: Challenges in Transitioning From Violence to Politics

Shortly after being released from prison, Seuxis Pausias Hernandez (aka Jesus Santrich), a former commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolu......

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June 18, 2019

IntelBrief: U.S. Bolstering Troop Presence in Poland to Strengthen Posture in Europe

Last week, President Trump announced that the U.S. would be deploying an additional 1,000 troops to Poland. Polish defense officials have been clamoring for a permanent U.S. mil......

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June 17, 2019

IntelBrief: Tanker Blasts in the Gulf of Oman Escalate Tensions Between U.S. and Iran

On June 13, 2019, the Japanese tanker Kokuka Courageous and the Norwegian tanker Front Altair were attacked in the Gulf of Oman, rocked by explosions that blew holes into the si......

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June 14, 2019

IntelBrief: Tensions Continue to Escalate Between the U.S. and China over Taiwan

The news of the U.S. pursuing a potential arms deal with Taiwan, estimated at approximately $2 billion, has angered the Chinese leadership, adding yet another point of tension t......

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