VRIC Monitor: July & August 2019

VRIC Monitor: July & August 2019

The VRIC Monitor is a one-of-a-kind, monthly report from SFS tracking extra-regional influence in Latin America. VRIC stands for Venezuela, Russia, Iran, China where Venezuela represents the Bolivari

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VRIC Monitor: June 2019

VRIC Monitor: June 2019

The VRIC Monitor is a one-of-a-kind, monthly report from SFS tracking extra-regional influence in Latin America. VRIC stands for Venezuela, Russia, Iran, China where Venezuela represents the Bolivari

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How a Change in U.S.-Cuba Policy Could Affect Chinese FDI

How a Change in U.S.-Cuba Policy Could Affect Chinese FDI

When Barack Obama announced the U.S. normalization of relations with Cuba back in December of 2014, the floodgates of expectation and conjecture were opened with abandon. Many believing it would bring a measure of pros

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Syrian refugee process bungled by Trudeau

Syrian refugee process bungled by Trudeau

New details emerged this week revealing the chaos surrounding Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s 2015 pledge to bring in 25,000 Syrian refugees on a fast-tracked timeline. As reported exclusively in the Sun, an internal

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Gobernando desde el balcón

Gobernando desde el balcón

Las discusiones no deben seguir llenando el escenario político Si la discusión política continúa centrándose en temas ajenos a la preocupación y el entendimiento de las grandes mayorías, como ocurrió antes en Ve

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After Nisman: How the Death of a Prosecutor Revealed Iran’s Growing Influence in the Americas

After Nisman: How the Death of a Prosecutor Revealed Iran’s Growing Influence in the Americas

After Nisman: How the death of a prosecutor revealed Iran's growing influence in the Americas describes Iran's Threat Network as a missing link to solving the death of Alberto Nisman, special prosecutor f

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ISIS exporting global terror

ISIS exporting global terror

The world is once again grieving from yet another radical Islamic terrorist attack. Drawing eerie similarities to the attack at the Bataclan Theatre in Paris — sieged by three heavily armed ISIS agents last November

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General Fan Visits Havana

General Fan Visits Havana

After concluding a five day visit to the United States, Gen. Fan Changlong, vice chairman of the Central Military Commission, flew directly to Havana, Cuba, the first Chinese official of such high rank to travel to the i

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