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Archive of My Clips on LIGNET 9/1-10/31/14

In Foreign Affairs on September 15, 2014 at 3:14 pm

NOTE: LIGNET IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR ACCESS ONLINE AS OF October 30, 2014

 

These are an assortment of the clips I wrote while working for Newsmax Media’s Langley Intelligence Group Network (LIGNET) from September 1 – October 31. 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.

Oct. 21 – Islamic Tensions Rock Strategic US Ally Bahrain
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Islamic-Tensions-Rock-Strategic-US-Ally-Bahrain

10. Bahrain

Oct. 15 – ISIS Recruiting Terrorists Across Asia
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/ISIS-Recruiting-Terrorists-Across-Asia

10. China

Oct. 7 – Egypt Faces Growing Terrorist Threat From ISIS Ally in Sinai
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Egypt-Faces-Growing-Terrorist-Threat-From-ISIS-All

10. Sinai

Sept 17 – China’s Belligerence Threatens Reconciliation With Taiwan
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Chinas-Belligerence-Threatens-Reconciliation-With-

Sept 12 – New India-Japan Partnership Counters China’s Clout
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/New-India-Japan-Partnership-Counters-Chinas-Clout

Sept 11 – Japanese Leader Boosts Ties to South Asia With Bangladesh and Sri Lanka Visits
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Japanese-Leader-Boosts-Ties-to-South-Asia-With-Ban

Sept 11 – Nigeria: Boko Haram Seizes Control of More Territory
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Nigeria-Boko-Haram-Seizes-Control-of-More-Territor

Sept 11 – Chile Vows Crackdown on Terrorism After Bombing of Santiago Metro
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Chile-Vows-Crackdown-on-Terrorism-After-Bombing-of

Sept 10 – Hungry Russia Seeks Food from Asia After Spat With US, EU
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Hungry-Russia-Seeks-Food-from-Asia-After-Spat-with

Sept 10 – Burma Postpones Planned Elections in Possible Setback to Democratic Progress
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Burma-Postpones-Planned-Elections-in-Possible-Setb

Sept 10 – France: Deluge of African Migrants in Calais Inspires Far Right
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/France-Deluge-of-African-Migrants-in-Calais-Inspir

Sept 10 – Tunisia’s Largest Islamist Party to Sit Out Upcoming Presidential Election
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Tunisias-Largest-Islamist-Party-to-Sit-Out-Upcomin

Sept 6 – Russia Unveils Plans to Hold New Siberia Nuclear Drills
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Russia-Unveils-Plans-to-Hold-New-Siberia-Nuclear-D

Sept 6 – Bosnia and Herzegovina Launches Crackdown on Radical Islamists
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Bosnia-and-Herzegovina-Launches-Crackdown-on-Radic

Sept 6 – Lesotho Prime Minister Returns Home as Coup Fears Fade
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Lesotho-Prime-Minister-Returns-Home-as-Coup-Fears-

Sept 5 – Philippines Stops Bombers Targeting Chinese Embassy
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Philippines-Stops-Bombers-Targeting-Chinese-Em-(1)

Sept 4 – EU-Russian Standoff Traps Moldova, Europe’s Poorest Nation
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/EU-Russian-Standoff-Embroils-Moldova-Europes-Poore

Sept 4 – Australia Repeals Mining Tax to Spur Foreign Investment
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Australia-Repeals-Mining-Tax-to-Spur-Foreign-Inves

Sept 4 – Samoa Leads Small Island States Plagued by Rising Sea Levels
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Samoa-Leads-Small-Island-States-Plagued-by-Rising-

Sept 3 – S. Asia Also Alarmed by ISIS Terror Threat From Returning Jihadists
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/South-Asia-Also-Alarmed-by-ISIS-Terror-Threat-From

Sept 3 – Austria: Architects of Austerity Mired in Tax Reform Standoff
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Austria–Architects-of-Austerity-Mired-in-Tax-Refo

Sept 3 – Central American Drought May Intensify Immigration Crisis
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Central-American-Drought-May-Intensify-Immigration

Sept 1 – President of U.S.-Ally Djibouti Escapes Assassination Attempt
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/President-of-US-Ally-Djibouti-Escapes-Apparent-Ass

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