The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Monday, May 10, 2021

Major U.S. pipeline operator hit with Ransomware attack causing disruptions to its operations; U.S. Navy seizes huge cache of illegal weapons in Northern Arabian Sea; JEDI contract future uncertain; Defender Europe 21 exercise underway in Estonia with U.S. paratroopers from 82nd Airborne; Tensions rising in Eastern Jerusalem as hundreds injured in Al Aqsa Mosque.

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Friday, May 7, 2021

Blinken calls on Russia to back off Ukraine; U.S. sending additional aircraft to Afghanistan; Major global insurance provider to stop covering ransomware payments and FBI investigation into capitol riots reaches 440 arrests to date.

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Thursday, May 6, 2021

Blinken says U.S. will respond to Russian activity; G7 Foreign Ministers release joint statement on China, prompting an angry response from Beijing; U.S. AFRICOM Commander Gen. Townsend warns of new strategic threat from China's investment in Africa.

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Thursday, April 29, 2021

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Monday, April 26, 2021

In this episode: Possible U.S.-Russia summit in June; General Scott Miller says U.S. beginning steps to withdraw from Afghanistan as new reports emerge of violence around the country; NASA's Ingenuity makes its third flight; Senior Australian official warns about conflict with China over Taiwan.

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Friday, April 23, 2021

In this episode: Indonesia's search for missing sub continues with global support; Navalny says he is ending hunger strike; Russia pulls back troops from Ukraine border; GCHQ Chief Jeremy Fleming out with a blunt warning on China; Classified briefing to congressional committee warns about threat to U.S. troops from directed energy weapons.

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Thursday, April 22, 2021

In this episode: Biden announces two new senior National Security nominees; Russian and U.S. officials meet in Moscow; NATO scrambles jets to intercept Russian aircraft over Baltic; U.S. and PLA militaries in close proximity in South China Sea and Chad in turmoil as slain president's son assumes control of country.