HRT Correspondent – Adam Craddock Bookseller Returns To Hong Kong, Praises Chinese Development 25 March 2016 Hong Kong Free Press (HONG KONG) – Bookseller, Lee Bo returned to Hong Kong on 24 March to close the missing persons case filed on him. He left Hong Kong to return to the mainland, stating that China’s mainland […]Read more "INTELDROP 31 March 2016 [China]"
Working Correspondent – Patrick Spizarny Easter Day Bombing in Lahore, Pakistan 27 March 2016 On March 27, 2016, a suicide bomber killed at least 65 people in Lahore, Pakistan. The Jamaat-ul-Ahrar claimed responsibility for the attack. End Summary. Media estimates say at least 65 are dead and between 280 and 300 people are injured. A […]Read more "Easter Day Bombing In Lahore, Pakistan"
Working Correspondent – Patrick Spizarny Summary of Brussels Bombings (March 22, 2016) Written: March 27, 2016 Summary. On March 22, 2016, two bombs at the Brussels airport and one bomb in a subway station killed at least 30 people. Police are unsure exactly how many people are involved in the plot. ISIS claimed responsibility. End […]Read more "Summary of Brussels Bombings"
East Asia Correspondent – David McDonald North Korea Highly Likely To Intensify Anti – South Korean Rhetoric During Exercises 25 March 2016 Executive Summary: It is highly likely that the North Korean military will continue its anti – South Korean military exercises, amid increased tension among the two nation. It is also likely that North […]Read more "North Korea Highly Likely To Intensify Anti-South Korean Rhetoric During Exercies"
Latin America Correspondent – Sam Farnan Executive Summary Brazil’s unfolding corruption scandal between large construction firms, the state-controlled oil corporation Petrobras, and renowned public servants highlights a troubling step backwards for a nation that was considered by many to be an up-and-coming global player. Discussion The now infamous Petrobras corruption scandal that has sparked riots […]Read more "Brazil in Crisis: March 2016 Special Report"
HRT Correspondent – Adam Craddock Chances Are Better Than Even Hong Kong Indigenous Will Achieve Their Goals Of A More Independent Hong Kong Executive Summary: Chances are better than even Hong Kong Indigenous will achieve their goals of a more independent Hong Kong. In recent local elections, pro-democracy groups held their own against the pro-Beijing […]Read more "Hong Kong Indigenous, Can They Meet Their Goal Of A More Independent Hong Kong?"
East Asia Correspondent – David McDonald U.S. Sees New Chinese Activity Around South China Sea Shoal 17 March 2016 Reuters (WASHINGTON) — On 17 March U.S. Navy Admiral John Richardson stated that the U.S. has been observing Chinese activity at Scarborough Shoal, which it seized from the Philippines. The U.S. is concerned that China would […]Read more "INTELDROP 19 March 2016 [Asia]"