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

In this episode: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in hospital facing potential emergency surgery; Angela Merkel meets with Biden in DC; US reviews Cuba policy; Taliban destroys Afghan infrastructure; New RAND report says China domestic innovation capability weak and a lot more from around the world, curated and broken down by region.

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

Big Nat Sec news day. Iranian Revolutionary Guard Commander urged Iraqi militia to attack US forces in Iraq & Syria; US FCC votes to approve Huawei removal reimbursement from United States; MI5 Director warns UK citizens about effects of Russian covert activity and a lot more in this episode.

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

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Monday, July 12, 2021

The U.S. warns China against attacking Philippines; 'Unprecedented' protests in Cuba; Protests in Venezuela with both countries accusing foreign influence of stoking tensions; More violence in Nigeria leaves 45 dead.

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Friday, July 9, 2021

Haitian authorities say a commando team of Colombian ex-military responsible for president's death; Biden says mission accomplished in Afghanistan; UN meets to discuss Ethiopian Dam and a lot more in this episode.

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Thursday, July 8, 2021

Gunfight and arrests in Haiti; Biden to send Putin a message on cyber (again); Afghanistan worries grow; Iran tells West 'don't worry' about our nuclear program.

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Wednesday, July 7, 2021

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Tuesday, July 6, 2021

A Conversation with Cipher Brief Expert Ambassador Joe Detrani

What do Americans need to know about Chinese President Xi Jinping's comments during China's Centennial celebration? Are we likely to see military conflict over Taiwan? What are the risks of a miscalculation in today’s extremely fast moving world and should the U.S. be doing more to ensure we have better insight into China’s intentions? For these questions and more we caught up with Ambassador Joe Detrani for an expert brief.

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Friday, July 2, 2021

Today's top story: U.S. forces leave Bagram Air Base; Efforts underway to send Afghans to central Asian nations; Russia's military conducts live fire drills in Black Sea; China's efforts to build new nuclear capabilities concerns U.S. and a lot more in this episode.