Alec Weisman's

Archive of My Clips on LIGNET 6/1-6/30/13

In Foreign Affairs on June 30, 2013 at 6:13 pm

These are an assortment of the clips I have written while working for Newsmax’s new site, Langley Intelligence Group Network (LIGNET) from June 1 – June 30. These articles were published on their site following review by their Analysis Team. Shorter pieces (InBriefs) do not require any sign up, however longer articles (Analysis) do require a subscription to the site.

June 28 – Egypt: Army Heightens Security At Suez Canal Ahead of Unrest

June 28 – Paraguay: President-Elect Demands Concessions Before Rejoining Mercosur

June 28 – Albania: Victorious Socialist Opposition to Roll Back Austerity

June 26 – India: PM Calls for Unity Following Militant Attacks in Kashmir

June 26 – Portugal: Austerity Continues to Fuel Discontent

June 26 – United Kingdom/Spain: Gibraltar Shooting Sparks Diplomatic Conflict

June 26 – Despite Tensions, Vietnam and China Extend Joint Gulf of Tonkin Exploration

June 25 – Russia Draws Closer to China With Massive New Oil Deal

June 25 – Kuwait: Election Trouble Could Hurt Economic Growth–Election-Trouble-Could-Hurt-Economic-Growt

June 25 – Spain: Police Arrest 8 Terror Suspects in African Enclave

June 25 – Qatar: Emir Abdicates, Handing Power to 33-Year-Old Son,-Handing-Power-to-33-Year-Old

June 21 – Sudan: Latest Oil Dispute Shatters Illusions of Peace–Latest-Oil-Dispute-Shatters-Illusions-of-Pe

June 21 – United Kingdom Rejects Vatican Mediation With Argentina Over Falklands

June 21 – Mozambique: Rebel Group Threatens to Paralyze Economy–Rebel-Group-Threatens-To-Paralyze-Econ

June 21 – Costa Rica Halts $1.3 Billion Chinese-Funded Refinery Upgrade$1-3-Billion-Chinese-Funded-Refin

June 20 – Ecuador: Government Passes Restrictions on Media

June 19 – How Cutting Subsidies Will Make Indonesia Richer

9. Indonesia

June 19 – Bulgaria: Opposition Boycott Brings new Parliament to Halt

June 19 – Jordan/United Kingdom: King Abdullah II Supports New Extradition Treaty

June 19 – Canada’s Kinross Exits Ecuadorean Gold Mine Paving Way for Chinese Entrance

June 18 – Yemen Faces Uphill Battle Amid Political Transition

June 18 – Egypt: Morsi Names Hardline Ex-Millittant Islamist As Governor of Luxor

June 18 – Zimbabwe: Under Pressure Mugabe Postpones Election Date

June 14 – Gazprom Ambitions Hitting European Glass Ceiling

June 14 – United States/Syria: Obama Agrees to Arm Syrian Rebels

June 14 – Norway/Russia: Statoil Partners With Rosneft For Arctic Exploration

June 14 – Brazil: Increasingly Violent Protests Could Threaten Economy

June 12 – Is Chinese Overreach Fueling an African Backlash?

June 12 – Russia: ExxonMobil and Rosneft Conclude Arctic and Technology Deals

June 12 – Nigeria: Chevron Backing Away From Unstable Oil Industry

June 12 – Study Finds World Grows Less Peaceful Since 2008

June 12 – Nicaragua Looks to China to Build Alternative to Panama Canal

June 11 – Norway: Tax Increase Prompts Statoil to Delay $15.5 Billion Arctic Venture$15-5

June 11 – Canada: Sweet Tooth Sensitive Over Alleged Chocolate Price Fixing Scandal–Sweet-Tooth-Sensitive-Over-Alleged-Chocola

June 10 – Mexico: Vigilante Militias Undermine Fight Against Cartels–Vigilante-Militias-Undermine-Drug-Cartel-S

June 10 – Tunisia: How a New Constitution Could Spark Unrest–How-a-New-Constitution-Could-Spark-Unrest

June 7 – Argentina: Court Ruling Gives New Life to Chevron-YPF Deal

June 7 – China/Iceland: CNOOC Applies for Arctic Oil License

June 7 – Microsoft Helps Score Major Cybersecurity Victory

June 6 – Eastern Europe’s Interest in Shale Gas Continues to Grow

June 5 – NATO Members Pledge To Boost Cybersecurity Protections

June 5 – Iran: Dissident Funeral Sparks Anti-Government Protests

June 5 – France: Corsican Separatists Vow Violent Attacks

June 4 – Kyrgyzstan: Clashes Over Gold Mine Could Worry Investors–Clashes-Over-Gold-Mine-Could-Worry-Inv

June 4 – Moldova: New Prime Minister To Keep Country on Pro-Europe Trajectory

June 3 – Mandatory Military Service Could Break Israel’s Government

9. Israel


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