Strategic Intelligence Summer for 17 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 Strategic Intelligence subscribers. In this Strategic Intelligence Summary: (5,596 words) Chinese intelligence linked to previously unconnected cyber threat groups  [...]

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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 Strategic Intelligence subscribers.
In this Strategic Intelligence Summary: (5,596 words)
  • Chinese intelligence linked to previously unconnected cyber threat groups
  • Russia playing the long geopolitical game in America’s backyard: Latin America
  • Peace talks aside, U.S., South Korean militaries continue preparing for war
  • China’s first domestically-built aircraft carrier begins sea trials
  • Russia’s nuclear underwater drone is real
  • Russia’s got a legitimate hypersonic glide vehicle and it will be operational by 2020
  • Former CIA agent charged with providing classified into to China
  • 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.