The Number Of Islamic Terrorist Attacks In Bangladesh Likely To Increase Over The Next Year

East Asia Correspondent – David McDonald The Number Of Islamic Terrorist Attacks In Bangladesh Likely To Increase Over The Next Year Executive Summary: The number of Islamic terrorist attacks in Bangladesh will likely increase over the next year.  The Islamic State (IS) and Al Qaeda affiliated groups claimed responsibility for at least 45 attacks in […]

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Terrorist Acts in Xinjiang Province Likely To Increase Against The Chinese Government; Likely Uighur Militants Turn to Foreign Terrorist Aid

HRT Correspondent – Adam Craddock Terrorist Acts in Xinjiang Province Likely To Increase Against The Chinese Government; Likely Uighur Militants Turn to Foreign Terrorist Aid  7 May 2016 Executive Summary: It is likely terrorist acts in Xinjiang province against Chinese government authority by Uighur militant groups will increase from support from foreign terrorist organizations such […]

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PLA Likely To Struggle In Recruitment Of Cyber Talent

Cyber Technology and Security Correspondent – Max Kobrak PLA Likely To Struggle In Recruitment Of Cyber Talent   Executive Summary: The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is likely to struggle recruiting cyber talent. Most government/military cyber jobs in China lack prestige and a decent salary. The PLA faces intense competition from Chinese corporations which have advantages […]

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China Highly Likely To Continue Improving Fleet Efficiency And Capability

East Asia Correspondent – David McDonald China Highly Likely To Continue Improving Fleet Efficiency And Capabilities    Executive Summary: China is highly likely to continue improving fleet efficiency and capabilities through its emphasis on fleet capabilities over fleet size.  The People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is currently constructing a new aircraft carrier and is developing […]

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CABLE: THE PHILIPPINE ARGUMENT FOR ARBITRATION IN THE SCS

UNCLASSIFIED CLEARED:  IO READERS DRAFTED: DMCDONALD FROM: EAST ASIA CORRESPONDENT TO: IO SUBJECT: THE PHILIPPINE ARGUMENT FOR ARBITRATION IN THE SCS SUMMARY. PHILIPPINES SUPREME COURT SENIOR ASSOCIATE JUSTICE ANTONIO CARPIO CITES SEVERAL ARTICLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA (UNCLOS) TO AFFIRM HIS STANCE THAT CHINA HAS NO ARGUMENT FOR […]

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Chances Are Less Than Even Supportive Protests In Mainland China Will Aid Pro-Democratic Movement In Hong Kong

HRT Correspondent – Adam Craddock Chances Are Less Than Even Supportive Protests In Mainland China Will Aid Pro-Democratic Movement In Hong Kong Executive Summary: Chances are less than even that supportive protests in mainland China will aid the pro-democratic movement in Hong Kong. Support for Hong Kong came mostly from the Guangdong province in which […]

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