Open Briefing: On 15 April 2013, there were two explosions near the finishing line of the Boston Marathon, in Boston, MA, United States. This dossier is a collection of open source intelligence from the first 72 hours after the bombings.
Dossier: Economic crisis and political instability in Sudan
Open Briefing: In the last two months alone, Omar al-Bashir's government has survived street protests, denied Israeli allegations of supplying weapons to Hamas and foiled a coup attempt. At the same time, Sudan's economy is edging closer to potential collapse.
Dossier: Domestic drivers of the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands confrontation
Open Briefing: Our analysis of the domestic drivers of and constraints on the various parties in the recurring Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands confrontation reveals they do not lock in armed conflict but, instead, support considerable diplomatic flexibility.
Dossier: Iran, Israel and the consequences of military strikes
Tensions between Iran and key Western governments and Israel are entering singularly dangerous straits and the consequences of military strikes would be far reaching and serious ...
Dossier: China, the Philippines and the Scarborough Shoal
The April/May 2012 standoff between China and the Philippines over the Scarborough Shoal went beyond the normal, periodic disputes that are part and parcel of the South China Sea ...
Dossier: Eta announces definitive cessation of armed activity
On 20 October 2011, the separatist group Eta announced a cessation of its violent campaign for Basque country independence and requested negotiations with the governments of Spain and France...