Strategic Intelligence Summary for 07 June 2018

Strategic Intelligence contains intelligence reporting on the state of global security and instability, geostrategic issues affecting the United States, pre-war indicators, and assessments on the current risk of war. This report is available each week for Intelligence subscribers. In this Strategic Intelligence Summary: (4,759 words) The Philippines could go to war over South China Sea [...]

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Strategic Intelligence contains intelligence reporting on the state of global security and instability, geostrategic issues affecting the United States, pre-war indicators, and assessments on the current risk of war. This report is available each week for Intelligence subscribers.
In this Strategic Intelligence Summary: (4,759 words)
  • Attacker can use sonic and ultrasonic signals to crash hard drives 
  • The Philippines could go to war over South China Sea claims: Official
  • U.S. Navy’s new ‘ship killer’ long-range missile test successful
  • Russia developing 5th-gen sub with hypersonic missiles
  • U.S. Marine Corps units will receive extra ‘surge force’ training for major war
  • Pentagon in talks with Germany to deploy THAAD there
  • Taiwan conducting war games simulating Chinese invasion
  • Iran is continuing efforts to obtain WMD technology from German suppliers
  • 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.