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Archive of My Clips on LIGNET 12/2-12/27

In Foreign Affairs on January 1, 2012 at 8:02 pm

These are an assortment of the clips I have written while working for Newsmax’s new site, Langley Intelligence Group Network (LIGNET) from December 2-December 31. These articles were published on their site following review by their Analysis Team. Shorter pieces (InBriefs – renamed Daily Briefs) do not require any sign up, however longer articles (Analysis) do require a subscription to the site.

Dec 27 – Guinea-Bissau/Gambia: Banjul Likely Behind Failed Coup in Guinea-Bissau–Banjul-Likely-Behind-Failed-

Dec 27 – Philippines: Abu Sayyaf Attacks As Deaths From Flooding Hits 1,500

Dec 23 – Yemen: Growth of Criminal Gangs Threatens Stability

Dec 23 – Rwanda: Kigali to Crackdown on Drug Use and Cross Border Smuggling

Dec 23 – Democratic Republic of Congo: Confrontation LIkely Following Competing Inaugurations

Dec 23 – Ethiopia/Sweden: Two Swedish Journalists Convicted of Aiding Terrorism Could Prompt Reduction of European Aid

Dec 21 – Philippines: Flash Floods Devastate Island With Large Terrorist Group Presence Dec 19 – Turkey/France: Ankara Furious Over Armenian Genocide Bill

Dec 19 – Russia/North Korea: Pyongyang Has Labor Camps in Siberia

Dec 15 – Latvia: Twitter Causes False Banking Crisis

Dec 15 – Austria/Canada: Austria Refuses to Sell Tanks to Canadian Military

Dec 14 – United Kingdom/Argentina: New Falkland Islands Offshore Oil Discovery Will Anger Buenos Aires

Dec 14 – China/South Korea: Tensions Rise After South Korean Coast Guard KIlled By Chinese Fisherman

Dec 14 – Italy: Rome Reevaluates New Austerity Measures Following Strike

Dec 14 – Tunisia: Tunis Swears in First New President Since Arab Spring

Dec 13 – Europe: Cyber Security is Woefully Inadequate

Dec 13 – South Korea/North Korea: Christmas Tree Controversy Unlikely to Escalate into Conflict

Dec 13 – New Zealand/Indonesia: New Zealand Acquires Indonesia Oil Stake

Dec 13 – Haiti: Port-au-Prince Seeks Investment As Aid Begins to Falter

Dec 13 – Estonia/Czech Republic: Tallinn & Prague Refuse to Contribute to IMF Euro Rescue–Refuse-to-Contribute-to-IM

Dec 12 – China/Australia: Beijing to Purchase More Australian Natural Gas

Dec 9 – Laos: Faces Second Delay of Major Hydroelectric Dam

Dec 9 – Canada: French Oil Company to Construct Oil Sands Mine

Dec 8 – Bahrain: Tensions Could Prompt Renewed Violence

Dec 8 – Russia/Iran/EU: Moscow Rejects Proposed EU Ban on Iranian Oil–Moscow-Rejects-Proposed-EU-Ban-on-

Dec 8 – Greece: Athens Approves New Austerity Budget

Dec 8 – Eritria: UN Increases Sanctions for Support of Al-Shabaab

Dec 8 – Belgium: Brussels New Government Promises to Tackle Debt

Dec 7 – Ireland: Passes Tough Austerity Budget–Passes-Tough-Austerity-Plan.aspx

Dec 7 – Peru: Lima Imposes State of Emergency to End Violent Protests, Protect Gold Mine–Lima-Imposes-State-of-Emergency-to-End-Viole.aspx

Dec 6 – Slovenia: Election Reflects Frustration Against Incumbents, Weak Economy–Election-Reflects-Frustration-Against-In.aspx

Dec 6 – Croatia: Election Reflects Economic Concerns, Anger over Scandals–Election-Reflects-Economic-Concerns,-Ange.aspx

Dec 6 – Ethiopia/China: Beijing Provides Addis Ababa With $700 Million in Loans

Dec 5 – Ivory Coast/Ghana: Ivory Coast Claims Ghana’s Oil Fields

Dec 5 – Latin America: 33 Nations Form New Regional Bloc, Could Challenge OAS

Dec 5 – China/Zimbabwe: Harare Reportedly WIll Adopt the Yuan as Its Currency

Dec 2 – Burma/China; Rangoon’s Top General in Beijing to Discuss Military Cooperation–Rangoon%E2%80%99s-Top-General-in-Beijing-to-D.aspx


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