Alec Weisman's

Archive of My Clips on LIGNET 2/1-2/28/14

In Foreign Affairs on February 28, 2014 at 12:00 pm

These are an assortment of the clips I have written while working for Newsmax Media’s Langley Intelligence Group Network (LIGNET) from February 1 – February 28. These articles were published on their site following review by their Analysis Team. Shorter pieces (‘Daily Briefs’) do not require any sign up, however longer articles (‘Analysis’) do require a subscription to the site.

Feb 28 – Clashes in South Sudan Imperil Oil Lifeline
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Clashes-in-South-Sudan-Imperil-Oil-Lifeline

Feb 28 – Liberian Gunmen Attack Border Town in Ivory Coast
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Liberian-Gunmen-Attack-Border-Town-in-Ivory-Coast

Feb 27 – New Indian State Boosts Influence of Tech Hub Hyderabad
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/New-Indian-State-Boosts-Influence-of-Tech-Hub-Hyde

Feb 27 – Israel/Germany: Netanyahu and Merkel Meet to Reaffirm Ties
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Israel-Germany–Netanyahu-and-Merkel-Meet-to-Reaff

Feb 27 – India: Police Clash With Villagers After Suspected Militants Killed in Kashmir
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/India–Police-Clash-With-Villagers-After-Suspected

Feb 27 – Tanzania: Bombings Hit Church and Popular Restaurant in Zanzibar
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Tanzania-Bombings-Hit-Church-and-Popular-Restauran

Feb 26 – Russia Embraces Fracking to Ignite Siberian Shale Boom
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Russia-Embraces-Fracking-to-Ignite-Siberian-Shale-

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Feb 26 – Israel’s Sizzling Tech Sector Seeks Arab Participation
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Israel-s-Sizzling-Tech-Sector-Seeks-Arab-Participa

Feb 26 – Morocco Fails to Stop Migrants From Infiltrating Spanish Territory
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Morocco-Fails-to-Stop-Migrants-From-Infiltrating-S

Feb 26 – Peru: Humala Names Fifth Prime Minister After Cabinet Shakeup
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Peru-Humala-Names-Fifth-Prime-Minister-After-Cabin

Feb 24 – Lawless Sinai Threatens Egyptian Aviation, Mideast Peace
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Lawless-Sinai-Threatens-Egyptian-Stability-Global-

Feb 24 – North American Energy Independence Still a Pipe Dream
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/North-American-Energy-Independence-Still-a-Pipe-Dr

Feb 22 – Pakistan Urges Iran to Respect Border
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Pakistan-Urges-Iran-to-Respect-Border

Feb 22 – Greece: Far-Right Golden Dawn Under Renewed Assault
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Greece-Far-Right-Golden-Dawn-Under-Renewed-Assault

Feb 21 – Uzbekistan: Familial Infighting Distracts From Terror Threat
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Uzbekistan-Familial-Infighting-Distracts-From-Terr

Feb 20 – Myanmar Charges Journalists For Revealing Chemical Weapons Facility
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Myanmar-Charges-Journalists-For-Revealing-Chemical

Feb 20 – Australia: Asylum Policy Weakened By Deadly Papua New Guinea Riots
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Australian-Asylum-Policy-Weakened-By-Deadly-Papua-

Feb 20 – Colombia: Military Chief Dismissed Amid Corruption Scandal
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Colombia-Military-Chief-Dismissed-Amid-Corruption-

Feb 19 – Bahrain: Deadly Clashes Mar Anniversary of Demonstrations
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Bahrain-Deadly-Clashes-Mar-Anniversary-of-Demonstr

Feb 19 – Bulgaria: Extremists March to Honor Pro-Nazi World War II General
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Bulgaria-Extremists-March-to-Honor-Pro-Nazi-World-

Feb 15 – United Kingdom: Scotland Cannot Keep Currency if Independent
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/United-Kingdom-Scotland-Cannot-Keep-Currency-if-In

Feb 15 – Nigeria: Regional Governor Begs For Help Fighting Boko Haram
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Nigeria-Regional-Governor-Begs-For-Help-Fighting-B

Feb 15 – China: Scientific Report Declares Beijing Unlivable Over Pollution
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/China-Scientific-Report-Declares-Beijing-Unlivable

Feb 14 – Irony in Italy: Infighting over Reforms Upends Government Again
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Italy-Infighting-Over-Reforms-Strains-Fragile-Euro

Feb 13 – Eastern Europe Torn Between EU’s Allure, Russia’s Heavy Hand
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Eastern-Europe-Torn-Between-EU-s-Allure,-Moscow-s-

Feb 13 – Netherlands: Interior Minister Fights for Job After Admitting NSA Innocence in Spy Scandal
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Netherlands–Interior-Minister-Fights-for-Job-Afte

Feb 13 – Iraq: Terrorist Training Blows Up on Militants
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Iraq-Terrorist-Training-Blows-Up-on-Militants

Feb 13 – Sao Tome and Principe: Fears of Another Coup Rise Amid Military Protests
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Sao-Tome-and-Principe–Fears-of-Another-Coup-Rise-

Feb 12 – Pakistan: Militants Bomb Three Gas Pipelines to Punjab
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Pakistan-Militants-Bomb-Three-Gas-Pipelines-to-Pun

Feb 12 – Russia: Gunman Kills Nun and Parishoner in Cathedral
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Russia–Gunman-Kills-Nun-and-Parishioner-in-Cathed

Feb 11 – Backlash Brews as Hong Kong Resists Tighter Chinese Control
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Hong-Kong-Comes-Under-Tighter-Chinese-Control

Feb 10 – Singapore Tech Hub Taking Notes from Silicon Valley
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Singapore-Tech-Hub-Taking-Notes-from-Silicon-Valle

Feb 8 – United States Providing Limited Oil Exports to Europe
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/United-States-Providing-Limited-Oil-Exports-to-Eur

Feb 8 – China Concludes Naval Drills in Indian Ocean
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/China-Concludes-Naval-Drills-in-Indian-Ocean

Feb 8 – Israel: Ultra Orthodox Clash With Police Over Conscription
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Israel-Ultra-Orthodox-Clash-With-Police-Over-Consc

Feb 7 – China: Another Deadly Strain of Bird Flu Emerges
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/China-Another-Deadly-Strain-of-Bird-Flu-Emerges

Feb 6 – Georgia PM Recommits to EU Trajectory
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Georgia-Prime-Minister-Recommits-to-European-Traje

Feb 6 – More Keystone Delays Despite Positive Report
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/More-Keystone-Delays-Despite-Positive-Report

Feb 6 – Kenya: Mombasa Shaken By Riots Following Mosque Raid
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Kenya-Mombasa-Shaken-By-Riots-Following-Mosque-Rai

Feb 6 – Sudan Suspends Red Cross Humanitarian Operations
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Sudan-Suspends-Red-Cross-Humanitarian-Operations

Feb 5 – Resurgent Cartel Violence Awaits Next Leader of El Salvador
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Resurgent-Cartel-Violence-Awaits-Next-President-of

Feb 5 – Beijing Risks Backlash in Crackdown on Muslim Uighurs
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Beijing-Risks-Backlash-in-Crackdown-on-Muslim-Uigh

Feb 5 – Whaling, Environmentalist Ships Collide Making Diplomatic Waves
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Whaling-Environmentalist-Ships-Collide-Making-Dipl

Feb 3 – Nuclear Material Poses New Risk as Islamists Infiltrate Europe
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Stolen-Nukes-a-Significant-New-Risk-as-Islamists-I

Feb 1 – Denmark: Goldman Sachs Deal Sparks Political Drama
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Denmark-Goldman-Sachs-Deal-Sparks-Political-Drama

Feb 1 – Ivory Coast Expands Navy to Combat Piracy
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Ivory-Coast-Expands-Navy-to-Combat-Piracy

Feb 1 – Mexico Vows to Reverse Rising Trend of Kidnapping
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Mexico-Vows-to-Reverse-Rising-Trend-of-Kidnapping

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