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The death of the ‘Shadow Commander’

On 02 January, the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) confirmed that Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani was killed in a US missile strike in Baghdad.

#saveouriraq – What everyone should know about the ongoing protests in Iraq

Do you have business interests in Iraq? Read our analysis and first-hand observations of the ongoing protests in Iraq.

Untangling cyberspace and achieving electronic superiority on the battlefield

Read about how we impart our expertise to help governments and military institutions develop and effective and resilient Cyber Operations capability that addresses modern-day threats.

One year in office, a review of the Pakistan Prime Minister’s performance

It has been an eventful year since Imran Khan was sworn in as the Pakistani prime minister. The former cricketer turned politician saw a remarkable turn of fate after he finally defeated main political heavyweights.

Cloudflare severs ties with 8chan after El Paso shootings

Internet services provider Cloudflare says it has cut ties with the 8chan message boards, which have been linked with white nationalist content and hate speech.

Is Iran seeking closer ties with Boris Johnson?

Senior Iranian officials have been sending positive signals to Boris Johnson since he replaced Theresa May as British prime minister last week.

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Analysis, Insight, Middle East

The death of the ‘Shadow Commander’

On 02 January, the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) confirmed that Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani was killed in a US missile strike in Baghdad.

Analysis, Insight, Middle East

#saveouriraq – What everyone should know about the ongoing protests in Iraq

Do you have business interests in Iraq? Read our analysis and first-hand observations of the ongoing protests in Iraq.

Cyber Risk, Cyber Security, Intelligence Training, Military Capability Development, Military Training

Untangling cyberspace and achieving electronic superiority on the battlefield

Read about how we impart our expertise to help governments and military institutions develop and effective and resilient Cyber Operations capability that addresses modern-day threats.

Analysis, East Asia, Insight, Political, South Asia

One year in office, a review of the Pakistan Prime Minister’s performance

It has been an eventful year since Imran Khan was sworn in as the Pakistani prime minister. The former cricketer turned politician saw a remarkable turn of fate after he finally defeated main political heavyweights.

Analysis, Cyber Risk, Insight, Technology

Cloudflare severs ties with 8chan after El Paso shootings

Internet services provider Cloudflare says it has cut ties with the 8chan message boards, which have been linked with white nationalist content and hate speech.

Analysis, Insight, Maritime, Middle East, Oil and Gas

Is Iran seeking closer ties with Boris Johnson?

Senior Iranian officials have been sending positive signals to Boris Johnson since he replaced Theresa May as British prime minister last week.

Analysis, Cyber Security, Insight, Privacy, Technology

FaceApp, is the viral Russian app dangerous?

FaceApp, a viral photo-editing app that allows users to see what they may look like in old age has proved to be an online hit. But over the past week it has also raised significant security and privacy concerns.

Analysis, Cyber Security, East Asia, Insight, Technology

Huawei developing new operating system

As the fallout from China-US technological competition expands, the Chinese company at the heart of it - Huawei - is trying to rethink its plan and position.

Analysis, East Asia, Insight, Political, Technology, Trade

South Korea – Japan trade dispute intensifies

The rift between South Korea and Japan - who share a colonial history - has widened due to a new spat over trade restrictions.

Analysis, Europe, Insight, Political, Security

Greece’s ever-closer cooperation with Russia

Kyriakos Mitsotakis' appointment as Greece's prime minister has been welcomed in Russia, amid signs that the two sides share increasingly common interests.