Forecasting The Aftermath Of A Ruling On China’s Nine-Dash Line

Forecasting The Aftermath Of A Ruling On China’s Nine-Dash Line By Jerome A. Cohen Summarized For Intelligence Observer by David McDonald Executive Summary:  An international arbitration tribunal is currently adjudicating a dispute between China and the Philippines.  Many officials believe the court will rule in favor of the Philippines and are concerned that China will […]

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INTELDROP 24 April 2016 [Cyber]

Cyber Technology and Security Correspondent – Max Kobrak U.S. And Russia Meet On Cyber Security  17 April 2016 CNN (New York) – Cybersecurity Officials from the U.S. and Russia are meeting in Geneva to discuss cyber security. The goal of the meeting is to put measures in place to prevent accidental clashes in cyberspace that […]

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Leaked U.S. Navy Information Highly Likely To Harm U.S. Operations

  East Asia Correspondent – David McDonald Leaked U.S. Navy Information Highly Likely To Harm U.S. Operations Executive Summary: It is highly likely that sensitive U.S. navy information leaked to China by Edward Lin will harm U.S. operations.  However, it is virtually certain that the U.S. Navy is establishing countermeasures to combat the leak.  The […]

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It Is Likely China’s Government Will Continue Detainment Of Lawyers and Activists

HRT Correspondent – Adam Craddock It Is Likely China’s Government Will Continue Detainment Of Lawyers and Activists Executive Summary: It is likely China’s government will continue detainment of Chinese lawyers and activists who speak out against the state or take on cases of a sensitive nature relative to disruptions against the state. There is no […]

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INTELDROP 14 April 2016 [Cyber]

Cyber Technology and Security Correspondent – Max Kobrak U.S. Launches Cyberwar Against ISIS  13 April 2016 The Hill (WASHINGTON D.C.) – U.S. Cyber Command launched a cyberwar campaign against ISIS, targeting online propaganda tools and delivery mechanisms. Its aim is to reduce the terrorist organization’s internet presence and limit its ability to communicate, conduct financial transactions, […]

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INTELDROP 10 April 2016 [China]

East Asia Correspondent – David McDonald China Starts Live Fire Exercises In The Paracel Islands 5 April 2016 Popular Science (BEIJING) — China began live fire testing of its YJ-62 anti-ship and HQ-9 anti-aircraft missiles in the Paracel Islands.  A move, which occurred a week after China deployed anti-ship missiles to Woody Island.  The weapons […]

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