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or a very long time Intelligence Studies has been dominated by analysis of the Five Eyes community, which is comprised of the United States, Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. In reality, that study is more often the study of intelligence in the US and UK. While not entirely fair to characterize this as Western prejudice - access to data is better in these two countries and intelligence scholars and analysts for the most part do not fear retribution or reprisal – more voices need to come forward to consider intelligence and its role on societies beyond the Five Eyes.

Published in Africa

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n November 8, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a historic decision by announcing that the high-denomination notes (Rs 500 and Rs 1,000) then in circulation would cease to be legal tender.

Published in South Asia

R
ecently, general Michael Flynn, National Security Advisor to Donald Trump, has resigned over the revelation that he discussed sanctions with the Russian ambassador before Trump’s installation as president. Meanwhile the Russians keep denying that such conversations ever took place.

Published in Caligula Presidency

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ne of President Donald Trump’s campaign promises was to clean up the judiciary, ie, one of the 3 main branch pools of fetid water known as the governmental “swamp” that he intends to “drain.”

Published in Americas

N
ow that President Donald Trump is, in a lightening fast, almost blitzkrieg manner, using his first weeks to pass monumentally powerful Executive Orders, in order to demolish and devastate the existing United States Deep State Neo-Conservative/Neo-Liberal Establishment, he must also simultaneously watch his back and be cognizant of the tens of millions of government micro-infiltrators, still taking their marching orders from the proverbial “head of the snake.”

Published in Americas

I
n the first month of 2017, Tajikistan witnessed a major dismissal accompanied by an (un)expected appointment in the power.

Published in Central Asia

Hitler was first elected, and then he destroyed his people” --Pope Francis   “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” –Abraham Lincoln

T
he two above mentioned quotes in some way complement and explain each other. What the Pope is implying is what Lincoln prophesized; misguided people may vote for the monsters they have created and ultimately for their own downfall and destruction.

Published in Americas

S
everal times, the concepts analyzed in theory and the ‘how should it be’ don’t really happen in reality, for social scientists like me it’s a constant struggle to analyze reality and society and try to come up with proposals to improve the situation and the life quality of people, and sometimes they don’t happen to be quite as real as we would want.

Published in Americas
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