Far-Right Extremists and White Supremacists Grow More Emboldened

by Intel Brief

  Bottom Line Up Front The terrorist attack in Hanau, Germany last week underscores a broader trend of white supremacists, neo-Nazis and other extremists operating with increasing impunity both...

Far-Right Terrorist Attack Puts Germany on Edge

by Intel Brief

  Bottom Line Up Front Late Wednesday in Hanau, Germany a lone individual went on a terrorist rampage, shooting patrons at two hookah bars and murdering nine people. The terrorist has been...

Behind the Headlines in Munich

by David Sanger

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Coronavirus Continues to Spread Amid Growing Criticism of China

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  Bottom Line Up Front Facing growing criticism for its handling of the coronavirus (COVID-19), China is now working to engineer perhaps the largest quarantine in history. Chinese President Xi...

Coronavirus Emergency Presents Opportunity for U.S.-China Diplomatic Cooperation

by Joseph DeTrani

Ambassador Joseph DeTrani is former Special envoy for Six Party Talks with North Korea, as well as former CIA director of East Asia Operations. He served as the Associate Director of National...

Iranians Head to the Polls

by Intel Brief

  Bottom Line Up Front Iran’s hardliners are likely to prevail in February 21, 2020 parliamentary elections. Regime hardliners have used their available levers of power to exclude critics and...

How Will Investigations Into Russian Interference Move Forward?

by Walter Pincus

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On the Verge of a Possible Peace Deal in Afghanistan?

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  Bottom Line Up Front After a month of on again, off again talks, the United States and the Afghan Taliban seem to have reached an agreement that could lead to a temporary cessation of...

The Path to Nuclear War with Russia

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The Man in the Kremlin is Still Smiling, So What Have We Really Learned?

by Mark Kelton

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