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.

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Wednesday, April 21, 2021

In this episode: Foreign influence found in QAnon spread on social media; Putin warns the West not to cross his red lines; Indonesian Submarine missing with 53 people on board; South Korea's President speaks out on former President Trump's North Korean strategy.

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Tuesday, April 20, 2021

In this episode: U.S. Ambassador to Russia returning to DC; Former VP Walter Mondale dies at 93; Ukraine says Russia will soon have 120,000 forces on border; China moves long range rockets to Himalayan border; China's President Xi calls on regional powers to reject 'hegemonic' global governance style while Human Rights Watch issues new report on abuses in Xinjiang; Chad's President Deby dies in combat one day after winning re-election.

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Monday, April 19, 2021

In this episode: Blinken says Al Qaeda degraded enough to warrant Afghan pullout; Iran and China say progress on nuclear talks; Dutch researchers claim first Quantum network; NASA flies drone, on Mars. This is your Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Monday, April 19, 2021

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Friday, April 16, 2021

In this episode: U.S. walks back intel on Russian bounties in Afghanistan; U.S. will not send ships to Black Sea; Japanese PM in DC for talks with Biden; Macron & Merkel meet with Ukrainian President Zelensky today; Beijing warns Canada; France tells its citizens to leave Pakistan and Iran nuclear talks resume in Vienna.

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Thursday, April 15, 2021

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Wednesday, April 14, 2021

In this episode: Senate Intel Committee worldwide threat hearing happening today; Biden expected to announce Afghanistan withdrawal; NSA finds more Microsoft vulnerabilities; NATO Secretary General condemns Russia's troop buildup.

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Tuesday, April 13, 2021

In this episode: Russia warns United States to stay out of the Black Sea, as two U.S. warships are expected to arrive there this week; China sends largest contingent of PLA aircraft into Taiwan airspace one day after Blinken warns China on Taiwan; U.S. and Iran plan to continue nuclear talks despite weekend attack on Natanz.

The Cipher Brief's Open Source Report for Monday, April 12, 2021

Blinken warns China and Russia about going too far; Biden taps former NSA officials for top cyber posts; Iran's Natanz facility suffers cyber attack; Netanyahu says Iran will never obtain nuclear weapons.