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Open newsletter – february 24, 2022

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE The technology that allowed passengers to ride elevators without an operator was tested and ready for deployment in the 1890s. But it was only after the elevator operators’ strike of 1946—which cost New York City $100 million—that automated elevators started to get installed. It took more than 50 years to persuade people that […]

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Cyber Security, Digital Transition, Technology Geopolitics & Worlds Global Topics In-Defense

Daily news – February 8, 2022

News from: Al Jazeera, Astana Times, Atlantic Council, Brookings, Bruegel, Chatham House, CSIS, Defense News, Defense One, East Asia Forum, Foundation for Defense of Democracies, Global Times, Human Rights Watch, Japan Institute of International Affairs, Nextgov, Reuters, RFE RL, RUSI, StartMagazine, The Jamestown Foundation, Vatican  AFGHANISTAN – USA Where are the detailed Pentagon reports like […]

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Daily news – February 5, 2022

AFRICA African Union: Focus on Rights, Justice at Summit. Human Rights Watch: President Macky Sall of Senegal should ensure that civilian protection, human rights, and justice and accountability are the focus of the African Union’s agenda as he takes over leadership of the 55-country body, Human Rights Watch said today. The African Union (AU) summit is […]

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Daily news – January 28, 2022

GEOPOLITICS & WORLDS La sicurezza nell’Europa dell’Est (work in progress) e varie complessità: Pavel E. Felgenhauer per The Jamestown Foundation: Russia and NATO Locked in High-Risk Standoff in Mediterranean and Black Seas Paul Globe per The Jamestown Foundation: Ukraine Crisis Elevates Importance of Gagauz in Russian Calculations Giorgi Menabde per The Jamestown Foundation: Georgians Support […]

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Afghanistan. Charting Mass Internal Displacement in Afghanistan (CSIS)

Matthew P. Funaiole e Erol Yayboke As the Taliban strengthen their control over Afghanistan, a large-scale internal displacement crisis is unfolding. Charting Mass Internal Displacement in Afghanistan | Center for Strategic and International Studies (csis.org)

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Afghanistan/NATO. Fall of Kabul: Inconvenient Truths for NATO (CSIS)

Rachel Ellehuus e Pierre Morcos Since 2001, the United States and its NATO allies and partners had been heavily committed in Afghanistan, where more than 3,500 of their soldiers paid the ultimate sacrifice. It is therefore not surprising that the rapid fall of Kabul sent shockwaves across Europe and stirred an intense debate among European leaders about […]

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What Is DoD Buying? Defense Acquisition Trends 2020 (CSIS)

Rhys McCormick This paper analyzes the trends in what DoD is buying using data from the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS). It examines the trends in where defense contract spending is heading and whether those trends align with the priorities outlined in the 2018 National Defense Strategy (NDS). Specifically, this brief examines the key trends […]

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Afghanistan/China/USA – China’s Involvement in Afghanistan: A Conversation with Laurel Miller (CSIS)

Bonny Lin On this episode of the ChinaPower Podcast, Laurel Miller joins us to discuss the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan and to assess China’s next steps in the region. Ms. Miller argues that China will continue to be cautiously involved with Afghanistan to fulfill its long-term vision of establishing peace and stability in the nearby […]

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Afghanistan/USA – The Taliban Takeover: Plan Now for the Next Crisis in Afghanistan (CSIS)

Anthony H. Cordesman The U.S. already faces a crisis over managing its evacuation from Afghanistan, over how to treat Afghans that aided the U.S. in the war, and over which refugees it should allow to enter the United States. This crisis, however, is only the prelude to a far more serious crisis: How will the […]

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Afghanistan/USA – The Case for Expediting Special Immigrant Visas amid a Transition of Power in Afghanistan (CSIS)

Daniel F. Runde, Elena Mendez Leal Following nearly 20 years of war in Afghanistan with a cost of more than $2 trillion and 241,000 lives lost, the United States fully committed to a military withdrawal. As a result, the ground situation in Afghanistan has become increasingly uncertain and unstable with significant damage to critical infrastructure (e.g., power grids) and […]

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Afghanistan – The Reasons for the Collapse of Afghan Forces (CSIS)

Anthony H. Cordesman The sudden collapse of the Afghan central government and the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) has occurred with stunning speed. It has clearly been driven by the fact that both President Trump and President Biden not only announced deadlines for the withdrawal of U.S. military support, but they then cut […]

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TechInnovation/New Commercial Space Revolution – Remote Sensing and Sensibility (CSIS)

Kaitlyn Johnson, Lindsay R. Sheppard write for CSIS: The third episode of Tech Unmanned focuses on a new commercial space revolution in remote sensing and earth observation satellites. Previously solely the domain of the intelligence community and military, remote sensing has exploded in the private sector through different types of sensors and data, as well […]