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Open newsletter – february 23, 2022

ASIA A divide is emerging between how the Asia Pacific region has responded to the Omicron wave of COVID-19, and how North American and Western European countries have responded. East Asia Forum, Jeremy Youde: Asia’s cautious approach to Omicron AUSTRALIA One of the former Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade officials involved with a new […]

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Open newsletter – february 22, 2022

AFGHANISTAN The Taliban is creating a “grand army” for Afghanistan that will include officers and troops who served the old regime, says the official tasked with overseeing the military’s transformation. Latifullah Hakimi, head of the Taliban’s Ranks Clearance Commission, also told a news conference on Monday that they had repaired half the 81 helicopters and planes […]

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Open newsletter – february 21, 2022

from: Al Jazeera, Asia Times, Corriere della Sera, East Asia Forum, Euractiv, Global Times, Reuters, RFE RL, RUSI, TASS, The Interpreter, The Strategist  AFGHANISTAN The United Nations children’s agency says it will pay Afghan teachers a monthly stipend for at least two months. Salaries have been unpaid for months as the country plunged into economic crisis due […]

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Daily news – February 9, 2022

News from: Al Jazeera, Brookings, East Asia Forum, Global Times, Key4Biz, Reuters, RFE RL, The Jamestown Foundation, ThinkChina, US Department of State  AFRICA The criticality of climate finance for Africa. Amar Bhattacharya, Brookings: Climate finance will be critical for enabling Africa to adapt to the growing impacts of climate change and to ensure that its […]

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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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Geopolitics & Worlds

Daily news – February 2, 2022 p.m.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO  At least 60 people killed in militia attack in eastern DR Congo. Erikas Mwisi Kambale, Reuters: At least 60 people were killed in a militia attack early on Wednesday at a displaced persons’ camp in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the head of a local humanitarian group and a […]

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Daily news – February 1, 2022 a.m. (1)

CYBER-SECURITY – DIGITAL TRANSITION – TECHNOLOGY USA. Frank Konkel, Nextgov: The federal government’s tendency to over-classify data is harming national security and “erodes the basic trust that our citizens have in their government,” said Avril Haines, U.S. director of national intelligence, in a letter to two senators. Haines’ letter follows sustained pressure from Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Jerry […]

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Daily news – January 31, 2022 p.m.

GEOPOLITICS & WORLDS Sulla crisi russo-ucraina (e dintorni). Niko Vorobyov, Al Jazeera: In Western and Ukrainian media, the armed build-up at the border is a sign of Russian imperialist aggression, of Moscow trying to bully its smaller neighbour. In Russia, however, the situation is viewed rather differently. NATO is a “cancer”, Sergey Karaganov, an influential, hawkish Russian […]

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Daily news – January 31, 2022 a.m. (1)

GEOPOLITICS & WORLDS Crisi russo-ucraina (e dintorni): RFE RL: Canada says it will shift its military forces in Ukraine westward and will temporarily pull out nonessential Canadian employees at its Kyiv embassy, joining other Western countries in taking precautions amid rising tensions between Ukraine and Russia. “We will continue to take all precautions necessary to […]

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

Daily news – January 27, 2022 p.m.

GEOPOLITICS & WORLDS Sulla crisi russo-ucraina (e dintorni). Roger McDermott per The Jamestown Foundation: Russia’s Military Exercise in Belarus Prepares for War – Al Jazeera: China warns US over Russia’s ‘legitimate security concerns’– Al Jazeera: ‘A joke’: Germany mocked over plan to send helmets to Ukraine – Katya Bohdan, Al Jazeera: Ukraine crisis: Russians hope […]

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Geopolitics & Worlds Global Topics

Daily news – January 26, 2022 (2)

Sulla crisi russo-ucraina. Reuters: Russia says “destructive” sanctions wouldn’t hurt Putin personally – Reuters:  Explainer: Why is Russia’s Putin drawing “red lines” over Ukraine? – TASS: West prodding regime in Kiev into direct provocations against Russia, top diplomat says – TASS: Moscow needs to support Donbass by supplying weapons — senator Papa Francesco e la […]

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Chairman Of Company Affiliated With Former Kazakh President’s Daughter Arrested (RFE RL)

The chairman of a company in Kazakhstan that collected hefty recycling fees from car owners across the country has been arrested on unspecified corruption charges. Kazakhstan’s Anti-Corruption Agency said on January 26 that Medet Qumarghaliev, the chairman of the Operator ROP company that is believed to be affiliated with former Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev’s daughter, Aliya Nazarbaeva, […]