INTELBRIEFS

December 15, 2020

IntelBrief: U.S. Show of Force in the Gulf Intended to Send Message to Iran

On December 10, and for the second time in two months, two U.S. B-52 heavy bombers flew roundtrip from their U.S. bases to conduct an overflight of the Persian Gulf......

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December 14, 2020

IntelBrief: Criminals Will Seek to Exploit COVID-19 Vaccines for Profit

As governments facilitate the approval and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, there will still be myriad challenges associated with the effort......

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December 11, 2020

IntelBrief: What are the Potential Costs of a U.S. Drawdown in Somalia?

On December 4, President Trump announced the withdraw of the majority of the 700 troops currently stationed in Somalia. Subsequently, just this week, the Pentagon informed the C......

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December 10, 2020

IntelBrief: Terrorists’ Use of Cryptocurrency

Documented examples of terrorist acquisition of cryptocurrency have been relatively infrequent, especially compared to criminal use......

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December 09, 2020

IntelBrief: Boko Haram Massacre Indicates Frailty in Nigeria’s Counterinsurgency Strategy

At the end of November, the Boko Haram faction, led by the ruthless Abubakar Shekau, massacred farmers in the village of Koshebe, resulting in the deaths of at least 110 civilia......

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