Strategic Intelligence Summary for 31 May 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: (5,319 words) Pirate attacks are up 163 percent in the Caribbean, Latin [...]

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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: (5,319 words)
  • Pirate attacks are up 163 percent in the Caribbean, Latin America
  • Warfare surging again in Donbas, Ukraine
  • China announces it will play a bigger role in the Arctic
  • Russia to deliver 10 more Su35S fighters to China
  • U.S. Air Force F-35 to become nuclear-capable
  • Pentagon to deploy space-based sensors to track Russian hypersonic missiles
  • China stepping up nuclear arms race with U.S., Russia
  • 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.