INTELBRIEFS

December 22, 2020

IntelBrief: Echoes of Mistakes Past: Afghanistan on the Biden Administration Agenda

As the Biden administration prepares to take office, few foreign policy issues present as much of a sense of urgency as U.S. involvement in Afghanistan......

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December 21, 2020

IntelBrief: Disrupted Shabaab Plot Demonstrates Continued Commitment to Large-Scale Attacks Globally

Working under the direction of a high-ranking al-Shabaab commander, Cholo Abdi Abdullah took flying lessons in the Philippines with the intent to conduct a 9/11-style terrorist ......

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December 18, 2020

IntelBrief: France Struggles to Balance Principles with Actions at Home and Abroad

The foundational principles of modern France, ‘Liberté, Egalité, Fraternit’ appeared during the French Revolution and remain a defining characteristic of the state......

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December 17, 2020

IntelBrief: How has COVID-19 Impacted Intelligence Collection and Analysis?

The worsening global pandemic has upended typical operating modalities for intelligence agencies by significantly disrupting traditional face-to-face meetings between handlers a......

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December 16, 2020

IntelBrief: U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Turkey over Purchase of Russian Missile System

Signs of a growing rift between NATO members emerged this week when the United States imposed sanctions on a number of Turkish entities in response to Ankara’s purchase of the......

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