Politico: Democratic Nations  Urged to Work Together to Confront China

November 25, 2020

Top national security, foreign policy officials and activists attending the annual Halifax Security Forum issued a call for democratic nations to revitalize international institutions and pursue new ways for governments to work together to confront China’s economic and technological warfare as well as their aggressive military buildup.

Hayase: Bitcoin Surge due to American Vote of No Confidence in Elections

November 25, 2020

According to Nasdaq contributor Nozomi Hayase, the American people showed a vote of no confidence in the integrity of the electoral process during the 2020 U.S. Presidential election, and, as a result, the bitcoin price surged to over $15,000, marking the highest mark since its all-time high in 2017.

EU's JHA agencies put Focus on Digitalisation

November 25, 2020

The EU’s Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) agencies came together for a virtual annual meeting, chaired by Eurojust, where they had a first exchange on Artificial Intelligence and digital capacity building and agreed to explore avenues for closer cooperation in order to shape the digital future of law enforcement, border management, and justice.

Iran Makes a Show of Drone & Military Tech

November 25, 2020

The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps launched a heavy warship last week in a show of the regime's expanding domestic production of advanced military technologies, including a growing drone force to go with missile launchers and helicopters, signaling that Tehran remains committed to asymmetrical warfare as a mechanism for exporting the Islamist revolution. 

 

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  • L.A. Mayor To Shut Down Power and Water for Those Who Don't Follow the Rules

    November 25, 2020

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has authorized the city to shut off utility services, including water and power to properties where unauthorized large parties and gatherings are taking place.

     
  • The Hill: The U.S. has Officially Withdrawn from the Open Skies Treaty

    November 24, 2020

    The Trump administration has officially withdrawn from the Open Skies treaty with Russia, a post-Cold War agreement that allowed nations to conduct flyovers of other allies in an attempt to collect military data and other intelligence on neighboring foreign enemies.

     
  • Politico: Democratic Nations Urged to Work Together to Confront China

    November 24, 2020

    Top national security, foreign policy officials and activists attending the annual Halifax Security Forum issued a call for democratic nations to revitalize international institutions and pursue new ways for governments to work together to confront China’s economic and technological warfare as well as their aggressive military buildup.

     
 
  • Pfizer Submits U.S. Emergency Use Application for COVID-19 Vaccine

    November 23, 2020

    Pfizer has applied to U.S. health regulators for emergency use authorization (EUA) of its COVID-19 vaccine, with an expected approval by mid-December and the anticipated delivery of an estimated 50 million vaccines by year end.

     
  • Hayase: Bitcoin Surge due to American Vote of No Confidence in Elections

    November 19, 2020

    According to Nasdaq contributor Nozomi Hayase, the American people showed a vote of no confidence in the integrity of the electoral process during the 2020 U.S. Presidential election, and, as a result, the bitcoin price surged to over $15,000, marking the highest mark since its all-time high in 2017.

     
  • Financial Leaders Further Embrace Stakeholder Capitalism

    November 18, 2020

    Following a move from JPMorgan Chase & Co, who has committed to reduce emissions by 2030, other major financial players, including Blackrock, UBS, and Goldman Sachs, are demonstrating an embrace of stakeholder capitalism, shifting the purpose of a business from serving shareholders to committing to deliver value to all stakeholders while focusing on the importance of corporate social purpose.

     
 
  • AP: Global Response as Domestic Violence Worsens Amid Covid-19

    November 25, 2020

    Domestic violence is on the rise amid the coronavirus pandemic and activists are promoting global action and holding demonstrations from France to Turkey today as those in power attempt to find ways to protect women killed or abused by partners.

     
  • UK Announces Biggest Military Budget in 30 years

    November 23, 2020

     

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his country’s biggest military increase in expenditure since the Cold War, with plans for a new space command, an artificial intelligence agency, and a reenergized Navy

     
  • EU's JHA agencies put Focus on Digitalisation

    November 23, 2020

    The EU’s Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) agencies came together for a virtual annual meeting, chaired by Eurojust, where they had a first exchange on Artificial Intelligence and digital capacity building and agreed to explore avenues for closer cooperation in order to shape the digital future of law enforcement, border management, and justice.