The Weekly Snapshot

Weekly Snapshot: 28 October – 3 November 2018

Weekly Snapshot 28 October - 3 November 1. India to buy ships from Russia India and Russia have agreed on a deal concerning the sale of naval ships. India is buying two frigates equipped with anti-ship cruise missiles for $950 million dollars. This is going against...

Weekly Snapshot: 7-13 October 2018

Weekly Snapshot 7-13 October 1. The US Treasury not to name China as a currency manipulator In a report to Congress, the United States Treasury has decided not to name China, or any other county, as a manipulator of currency. This is coming after repeated claims from...

Weekly Snapshot: 30 September – 6 October 2018

Weekly Snapshot September 30th - October 6th 1. Test sight inspectors in North Korea During a high-level meeting between Kim Jong Un and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, it was agreed that the United States would send test sight inspectors to the dismantled...

Weekly Snapshot: 23-29 September 2018

Weekly Snapshot 23-29 September 2018 Hamas is preparing for war Earlier this week the Israeli news agency, Haaretz, broke a story in which they interviewed several members of the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. It was learned that Hamas sees a possible war with...

Weekly Snapshot: 9-15 September 2018

Weekly Snapshot: 9-15 September 2018 1. Russian Hostility towards NATO Exercise In October and November, NATO will be holding the largest military response exercise it has executed since the 1980s. Exercise Trident Juncture 2018 is set to take place in Norway and...

Weekly Snapshot: 2-8 September 2018

Weekly Snapshot 2-8 Sept. 2018 1. US to cut funding for UN aid to Palestinian refugees Reversing decades of policy of support for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the Trump administration has decided not to give money to this agency. UNRWA is an...

Weekly Snapshot: 26 August – 1 September

Weekly Snapshot 26 August - 1 September 1. Nuclear Talks are Slowing Between the United States and North Korea Recently, President Trump has canceled a meeting between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Kim Jong-Un that was set for next week. This comes as...

Weekly Snapshot: 19-25 August 2018

Weekly Snapshot 19-25 August 2018 1. Increase to US Cyber Attack Response Capabilities Earlier this week President Trump reversed a set classified rules set up by the Obama administration limiting how the United States could respond to cyber attacks. The new order...

Weekly Snapshot: 12-18 August 2018

Weekly Snapshot 12-18 August 2018 1. Agreement on the Caspian Sea On August 12th, the five countries surrounding the Caspian Sea are set to meet about the status of the contested body of water. Iran, Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan have been debating...

Weekly Snapshot: 5-11 August 2018

Weekly Snapshot 5-11 August 2018 1. Iranian Naval Exercises Heighten Tensions Once Again Naval exercises in the Strait of Hormuz were started this week by Iran. This is the biggest naval exercise that Iran engages in, with one US defense official saying there are more...

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