National Intelligence Summary for 20 April 2018

The National Intelligence Bulletin is a weekly look at national security, domestic systems disruption, the risk of failing critical infrastructure, and threats to social, political, economic, and financial stability in the United States. This report is available each week for National Intelligence subscribers. In this National Intelligence Bulletin… (3,226 words) InFocus: Replay of 2008 recession [...]

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The National Intelligence Bulletin is a weekly look at national security, domestic systems disruption, the risk of failing critical infrastructure, and threats to social, political, economic, and financial stability in the United States. This report is available each week for National Intelligence subscribers.
In this National Intelligence Bulletin... (3,226 words)
  • InFocus: Replay of 2008 recession ahead?
  • Russia is sponsoring cyberattacks in U.S. homes, businesses
  • Iran-tied ‘sleeper cells’ said to be ready to attack U.S. infrastructure
  • We could see $100-a-barrel oil again — here’s how
  • David Hogg calls for boycott of Smith & Wesson and its financial backers
  • Florida bill targets gun ownership through designating organized militia
  • Sanctuary policies leading to the release of gang members
  • Federal authorities are refining their approach to cyber war
  • National Guard Bureau says more than 1,000 troops deployed to U.S.-Mexico border
  • Three-fourths of ultra rich are forecasting a recession
  • And more...

Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.