Political and security risk updates from the Open Briefing intelligence unit. President Nicolás Maduro averts ‘military coup’ amid political crisis in Venezuela, North Korea launches two missiles into the Sea of Japan prior to high-level talks, Russian President Vladimir Putin orders Arctic military development, and more.
Political and security risk updates from the Open Briefing intelligence unit. South Sudan government and rebel forces sign ceasefire agreement, India and Japan seek agreement on civilian nuclear cooperation, the IMO finalises draft Polar Code for Arctic shipping, and more.
Open Briefing: Minimising IMF financial support through access to Gulf State finance allows Morsi to craft new political narratives that reject views of Egypt as a US client state and redefines Egypt within a framework of Arab nationalism and centre-right political Islam.