Policy Brief No.2: Guam: a perennial and major strategic asset for the U.S. in the Pacific Ocean

Guam

A few days ago, Bob Work – at this very moment Deputy Defense Secretary of the U.S. – has visited the tiny island of Guam, in the Central-North Pacific. The visit was “part of a seven-day trip that began with an Aug. 17 stop in Hawaii and will include visits this week with officials and […]

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Policy Brief No.1: Afghanistan: Major press agencies and some important U.S. official reports depict two vastly different realities

Afghanistan

On August 20, 2014, Reuters clearly stated that “fighting between Afghan forces and militants intensifies ahead of the withdrawal of most foreign troops this year”. The same notoriously reliable media outlet says that Afghanistan is “a nation where Taliban militants are fast gaining ground against government forces”[1]. Beyond the level of such general evaluations, international […]

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News Alert No.1: A new “cyber alliance”: Russian Federation and China

Russia China

Russia is interested in expanding the use of servers, storage systems and telecommunications equipment from China and hopes for more active promotion of Russian software on the Chinese market, said the head of the Ministry of Communications of the Russian Federation, Nikolai Nikiforov at the meeting with the Minister of Industry and Information Technology of China, […]

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