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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-

2. Russia

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

In Foreign Affairs on January 31, 2014 at 9:27 am

These are an assortment of the clips I have written while working for Newsmax Media’s Langley Intelligence Group Network (LIGNET) from January 1 – January 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.

Jan 31 – Israel: Anti-Zionist Sentenced to Prison for Iran Spying Offer
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Israel-Anti-Zionist-Sentenced-to-Prison-for-Iran-S

Jan 31 – United Kingdom: Snowden Scandal Sparks Spy Chief Departure
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/United-Kingdom-Snowden-Scandal-Sparks-Spy-Chief-De

Jan 30 – Britain Becomes Key Battleground for Euroskeptic Movement
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Britain-Becomes-Key-Battleground-for-Euroskeptic-M

Jan 30 – Serbia: President Calls Early Elections
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Serbia-President-Calls-Early-Elections

Jan 30 – Chile/Peru: Border Ruling Accepted As Mutual Victory
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Chile-Peru-Border-Ruling-Accepted-As-Mutual-Victor.aspx

Jan 29 – China: Atrocious Pollution Clouds Xi’s Record
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/China-Atrocious-Pollution-Clouds-Xis-Record

Jan 29 – Yemen: Unsuccessful National Dialogue Causes Uncertainty
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Yemen–Unsuccessful-National-Dialogue-Leaves-Uncer

Jan 28 – Radical Islamists Pose New Threat in Ungovernable Congo
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Radical-Islamists-Pose-Emerging-Threat-in-Troubled

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Archive of My Clips on LIGNET 12/1-12/31/13

In Foreign Affairs on December 31, 2013 at 9:52 am

These are an assortment of the clips I have written while working for Newsmax’s new site, Langley Intelligence Group Network (LIGNET) from December 1 – December 31. These articles were published on their site following review by their Analysis Team. Shorter pieces (‘Today’s Briefs,’ which were formerly known as ‘Inbriefs’) do not require any sign up, however longer articles (‘Analysis’) do require a subscription to the site.

Dec 30 – US Shift on Iran Forces Saudis to Shore Up Gulf Arab Alliance
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Dreams-of-Greater-Union-Evade-Gulf-Cooperation-Cou

14. GCC

Dec 29 – Nepal: Stability Possible After Tumultuous Elections
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Nepal-Stability-Possible-After-Tumultuous-Election

Dec 28 – Japan: Prime Minister Infuriates Neighbors By Visiting Controversial Memorial
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Japan-Prime-Minister-Infuriates-Neighbors-By-Visit

Dec 28 – Morocco: Authorities Disband Multi-City Terror Cell
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Morocco-Authorities-Disband-Multi-City-Terror-Cell

Dec 27 – Armenia Approves Plan to Join Russian Customs Union
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Armenia-Approves-Plan-to-Join-Russian-Customs-Unio

Dec 27 – Mali: Authorities Apprehend Notorious Islamist Leader
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Mali–Authorities-Apprehend-Notorious-Islamist-Lea

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Archive of My Clips on LIGNET 11/1-11/30/13

In Foreign Affairs on November 30, 2013 at 4:23 pm

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

Nov 30 – Israel Quietly Defies Stereotypes By Aiding Syrian Refugees
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Israel-Quietly-Defies-Stereotypes-By-Aiding-Syrian

Nov 30 – Italy: Berlusconi and Allies Quit Ruling Coalition
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Italy-Berlusconi-And-Allies-Quit-Ruling-Coalition

Nov 30 – Angola: Regime Cracks Down on Muslims Despite Official Denial
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Angola-Regime-Crack-Downs-on-Muslims-Despite-Offic

Nov 30 – Latvia: Prime Minister Resigns Over Supermarket Tragedy
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Latvia-Prime-Minister-Resigns-Over-Supermarket-Tra

Nov 30 – Ivory Coast and Ghana to Peacefully Settle Maritime Border
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Ivory-Coast-and-Ghana-To-Peacefully-Settle-Maritim

Nov 27 – Europe Pins Hopes for Growth on Vibrant Tech Sector
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Stagnant-Europe-Pins-Hopes-for-Growth-on-Tech-Star

Nov 27 – Mongolian Missteps Scare Investors, Imperil Resource Boom
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Mongolian-Missteps-Scare-Investors-Threaten-Resour

Nov 27 – Azerbaijan Deepens Suspicions of Iran
http://www.lignet.com/DailyBriefs/Azerbaijan-Deepens-Suspicions-of-Iran

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Archive of My Clips on LIGNET 10/1-10/31/13

In Foreign Affairs on October 31, 2013 at 12:44 pm

These are an assortment of the clips I have written while working for Newsmax’s new site, Langley Intelligence Group Network (LIGNET) from October 1 – October 31. 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.

Oct 30 – Syria: First Polio Outbreak in Over a Decade Threatens Entire Region
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Syria-First-Polio-Outbreak-in-Over-A-Decade-Threat

Oct 30 – Romania: Ethnic Hungarians Demand Autonomy for Transylvania
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Romania-Ethnic-Hungarians-Demand-Autonomy-For-Tran

Oct 30 – Maldives: Former President Warns of Al Qaeda Assassination Plot
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Maldives-Former-President-Warns-of-Al-Qaeda-Assass

Oct 30 – Bangladesh Reels Under New Opposition Protests
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Bangladesh-Reels-Under-New-Opposition-Protests

Oct 30 – Hong Kong: Triads Try to Extort Hollywood Productions
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Hong-Kong-Triads-Try-to-Extort-Hollywood-Productio

Oct 29 – Lebanon Crumbling Under Human Avalanche From Syria
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Lebanon-Crumbling-Under-Human-Avalanche-From-Syria

12. Lebanon

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Archive of My Clips on LIGNET 9/1-9/30/13

In Foreign Affairs on September 30, 2013 at 1:48 pm

These are an assortment of the clips I have written while working for Newsmax’s new site, Langley Intelligence Group Network (LIGNET) from September 1 – September 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.

Sept 30 – New Front for Radical Islamists: Central African Republic
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Central-African-Republican-Becoming-Hub-for-Islami

Sept 27 – How Israel’s Energy Reserves Could Change the Middle East
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/How-Israels-Oil-and-Gas-Reserves-Could-Change-the-

Sept 27 – Russia Threatens Japan Over Disputed Islands
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Russia-Threatens-Japan-Over-Disputed-Islands

Sept 27 – Mali: President Calls For Rapid Response Force Against Region’s Islamists
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Mali-President-Calls-For-Rapid-Response-Force-Agai

Sept 27 – Uganda Grants Chinese Oil Giant $2 Billion Production License
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Uganda-Grants-Chinese-Oil-Giant-$2-Billion-Product

Sept 26 – Eastern Europe’s Westward Drift Brings Russian Bluster
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Eastern-Europes-Westward-Drift-Brings-Russian-Blus.aspx

Sept 25 – Sweden Divests From Scandinavia’s Largest Bank
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Sweden-Divests-From-Scandinavia-s-Largest-Bank

Sept 25 – India: Government Appears to Aid Corrupt Politicians
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Indian-Government-Appears-to-Aid-Corrupt-Politicia

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Archive of My Clips on LIGNET 8/1-8/31/13

In Foreign Affairs on August 31, 2013 at 11:53 am

These are an assortment of the clips I have written while working for Newsmax’s new site, Langley Intelligence Group Network (LIGNET) from August 1 – August 31. 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.

August 30 – Brazil/Bolivia: Diplomatic Dispute Infuriates Morales
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Diplomatic-Dispute-with-Brazil-Infuriates-Bolivia-

August 30 – Tunisia Establishing Buffer Zones Along Borders With Algeria and Libya
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Tunisia-Establishing-Buffer-Zones-Along-Borders-Wi

August 30 – India: Police Arrest Major Terrorist
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Indian-Police-Arrest-Major-Terrorist

August 29 – How Twitter is Changing the Face of the Middle East
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Social-Media-Wield-Powerful-Influence-on-Changing-

August 28 – Belarus Infuriates Russia As “Potash War” Intensifies
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Belarus-Infuriates-Russia-As–Potash-War”-Intensif

August 28 – Canada: Statoil Makes Third Oil Discovery Off Newfoundland
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Canada-Statoil-Makes-Third-Oil-Discovery-Off-Newfo

August 28 – Jordan: Elections Reflect Backlash Against Syrian Refugee Crisis
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Jordan-Elections-Reflect-Backlash-Against-Syrian-R

August 28 – Italy: Prime MInister Struggles to Keep Ruling Coalition Intact
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Italy-Prime-Minister-Struggles-to-Keep-Ruling-Coal

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Archive of My Clips on LIGNET 7/1-7/31/13

In Foreign Affairs on July 31, 2013 at 10:31 am

These are an assortment of the clips I have written while working for Newsmax’s new site, Langley Intelligence Group Network (LIGNET) from July 1 – July 31. 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.

July 31 – Sudan: Deadly Tribal Clashes Rock Darfur
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Sudan-Deadly-Tribal-Clashes-Rock-Darfur

July 31 – Kuwait: Emir Issues Pardons Following Considerable Election Victory
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Kuwait-Emir-Issues-Pardons-Following-Considerable-

July 31 – Argentina: Repsol Goes to World Bank to Block Chevron-YPF Shale Deal
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Argentina-Repsol-Goes-to-World-Bank-to-Block-Chevr

July 30 – Mexico Braces for New Violence After Capture of Zetas Leader
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Mexico-Braces-for-New-Violence-After-Capture-of-Ze

10. Mexico

July 30 – Record Election Turnout Paves Way for Western Aid to Mali
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Record-Election-Turnout-Paves-Way-for-Western-Aid-

July 30 – United Kingdom Furious Over Spanish Interference With Gibraltar
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/United-Kingdom-Furious-Over-Spanish-Interference-W

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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
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Egyptian-Army-Heightens-Security-At-Suez-Canal-Ahe

June 28 – Paraguay: President-Elect Demands Concessions Before Rejoining Mercosur
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Paraguayan-President-Elect-Demands-Concessions-Bef

June 28 – Albania: Victorious Socialist Opposition to Roll Back Austerity
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Albanian-Socialist-Opposition-to-Roll-Back-Austeri

June 26 – India: PM Calls for Unity Following Militant Attacks in Kashmir
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/India-PM-Calls-For-Unity-Following-Militant-Attack

June 26 – Portugal: Austerity Continues to Fuel Discontent
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Portugal-Austerity-Continues-to-Fuel-Discontent

June 26 – United Kingdom/Spain: Gibraltar Shooting Sparks Diplomatic Conflict
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Gibraltar-Shooting-Sparks-Diplomatic-Conflict

June 26 – Despite Tensions, Vietnam and China Extend Joint Gulf of Tonkin Exploration
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Despite-Tensions-Vietnam-and-China-Extend-Joint-G

June 25 – Russia Draws Closer to China With Massive New Oil Deal
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Russia-Draws-Closer-to-China-With-Massive-New-Oil-

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Archive of My Clips on LIGNET 5/1-5/31/13

In Foreign Affairs on May 31, 2013 at 9:11 am

These are an assortment of the clips I have written while working for Newsmax’s new site, Langley Intelligence Group Network (LIGNET) from May 1 – May 31. 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.

May 31 – Can a Trading Bloc Help Latin America Outgrow Leftism?
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Can-The-Pacific-Alliance-Reverse-Latin-America-s-L

May 31 – Russia: Mass Corruption Funneling Billions From Sochi Olympics
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Russian-Leaders-Funneling-Billions-From-Sochi-Olym

May 31 – Argentine Official Claims Iranian Agents Infiltrating Latin America
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Argentine-Official-Claims-Iranian-Agents-Infiltrat

May 31 – Sudan: Renewed Darfur Clashes Highlight Persistent Fragility of Region
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Sudan-Clashes-Highlight-Persistent-Fragility-of-Re

May 30 – Mali Jihadists Resurface in Niger
http://www.lignet.com/ArticleAnalysis/Mali-Jihadists-Resurface-in-Niger

May 30 – Italy: Rome Election Uncertainty Reflects National Political Troubles
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Rome-Election-Uncertainty-Reflects-National-Politi

May 30 – Afghanistan: Taliban Reign of Terror Continues Unabated
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/Taliban-Reign-of-Terror-Continues-Unabated-in-Afgh

May 30 – Japan/Russia: Inpex and Rosneft to Explore Sea of Okhotsk
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/apan-and-Russia-to-Explore-Sea-of-Okhotsk

May 29 – Philippines: Abu Sayyaf Remains Deadly Threat
http://www.lignet.com/InBriefs/PhilippinesAbu-Sayyaf-Remains-Deadly-Threat

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