ADMIN NOTE: We’ve added a fourth PIR to this report, which includes activities along and below the U.S.-Mexico border. In this Strategic Intelligence Summary: (4,550 words) Britain, Italy to bolster troop presence in Africa’s Sahel China, France to increase counterterrorism efforts in horn of Africa Tokyo responds to increased missile threats Russian militarization of the […]
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In this Strategic Intelligence Summary: (4,550 words)

  • Britain, Italy to bolster troop presence in Africa’s Sahel
  • China, France to increase counterterrorism efforts in horn of Africa
  • Tokyo responds to increased missile threats
  • Russian militarization of the Arctic drives U.S. Coast Guard cruise missile decision
  • New Israeli navy missile defense system now operational
  • Russian military switches from Windows to Linux
  • New U.S. National Security Strategy moves away from small-state terror war
  • German Foreign Minister: ‘We are seeing what happens with the U.S. pulls back’
  • NATO allies increasingly at odds in Syria
  • CIA’s Pompeo hints that Trump may consider a preemptive strike on North Korea
  • Trump administration’s strategy to counter rising China being advances
  • Pentagon has more issues with the expensive F-35
  • Mexico continues to be awash in blood