August 10, 2020
IntelBrief: What Does the Appointment of a Controversial Diplomat Signal for U.S. Policy on Iran?
On August 6, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo named the controversial Reagan Administration figure Eliot Abrams as Special Representative for Iran, replacing Ambassador Brian Hook...READ MORE
August 07, 2020
IntelBrief: What Would a Post-Putin Russia Look Like?
On July 1st, the Russian public voted in a disputed referendum to amend its constitution and extend Vladimir Putin’s tenure as president until 2036...READ MORE
August 06, 2020
IntelBrief: Return of the Quad: The Evolving Security Architecture of the Indo-Pacific
China’s increasingly assertive posture in Asia has reinvigorated the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, or ‘Quad,’ comprising the United States, India, Japan, and Australia...READ MORE
August 05, 2020
IntelBrief: COVID-19 Compounds Economic and Security Challenges in Central Asia
Central Asian countries—Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkmenistan (known collectively as the C5)—like others around the globe, have endured significant suffering due to the spread of the coronavirus and the COVID-19 pandemic...READ MORE
August 04, 2020
IntelBrief: QAnon – Gaining International Attention and Political Clout?
QAnon, the right-wing conspiracy theory that has linked a cabal of wealthy and well-connected elites to the exploitation of children, continues to spin a sinister web of deceit that has rendered its red-pilled believers numb to reality...READ MORE