Europe/Americas update: December 20 2017

CONFLICT UPDATE United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres presented a report to the UN Security Council on Wednesday on the nature of war in the year two thousand and seventeen. In addition to warning of the return of nuclear tensions and the cyberwar threat, Guterres spoke about the increasing complexity of modern wars, which may be fewer… Continue reading Europe/Americas update: December 20 2017

Europe/Americas: December 19 2017

EUROPE RUSSIA Both Russia and China are unhappy with being labeled American “competitors” in the new National Security Strategy, though they’re handling it in different ways: Officials in Russia and China pushed back on Tuesday against the characterization of their countries as threats to the United States in a new national security doctrine published by… Continue reading Europe/Americas: December 19 2017