BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Posted by BW Actual on Apr 19th 2021

BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Coming Up This Week The trial of Derek Chauvin, the former cop involved in George Floyd’s death, will likely end this week (closing arguments start today). Cities across the U.S. are poised for prote …

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BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Posted by BW Actual on Apr 11th 2021

BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Coming Up This WeekBenin, Chad, and Peru hold presidential elections today.Ramadan starts tomorrow (assuming moon spotters see the first sliver of a crescent appear) and will probably end May 12.The n …

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BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Posted by BW Actual on Apr 7th 2021

BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Iran* The U.S. and Iran started indirect talks yesterday about the U.S.rejoining the JCPOA nuclear deal. European diplomats will act asintermediaries, shuttling between the U.S. and Iranian side …

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BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Posted by BW Actual on Mar 31st 2021

BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

EgyptThe Ever Given is free, and Suez traffic has resumed. Ironically, the first ship to pass through the Suez after it was reopened was the YM Wish, which itself ran aground in the Elbe River in Germ …

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BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Posted by BW Actual on Mar 31st 2021

BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Afghanistan I’ve seen several recent articles about rising Taliban cockiness in Afghanistan. A particularly good one from the NYT is pasted below and succinctly titled: “The Taliban Think They Have A …

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BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Posted by BW Actual on Mar 23rd 2021

BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

U.S. A gunman killed 10—including a cop—at a supermarket in Boulder, CO. That’s the second mass shooting in the U.S. in a week, after the spa killings in Atlanta, and will probably reignite gun debat …

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