Asia’s scamdemic: How COVID-19 supercharged online crime - Asia Nikkei

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

News Type: USIP in the News

Three scammers sat in a room in Poipet, Cambodia, watching the drama unfold on screen. They had just tricked a man into transferring 235,000 baht (over 6,500 dollars), his life savings, to them. Leading the scam was Kai (not his real name), a Thai teenager; next to him was his Chinese employer, and between them a Thai...

Violent Extremism

Biden administration working to clean up Milley remarks on Ukraine diplomacy - CNN

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

News Type: USIP in the News

The Biden administration is working to reassure the Ukrainian government, outside experts, and former US officials that it will not push Ukraine to imminently seek a diplomatic outcome to the war with Russia after the most senior US general publicly pushed for a more urgent diplomatic effort this winter. The administration is...

Global Policy

Myanmar Junta Facing Major New Armed Threat in Far West - Voice of America

Sunday, November 13, 2022

News Type: USIP in the News

Renewed fighting in Myanmar’s far west between the military and a powerful rebel group is opening another deadly front in the country’s post-coup chaos, piling pressure on a junta still struggling to consolidate power. The military’s February 2021 coup and subsequent crackdown on peaceful protests set off a wave or armed resistance across...

Violent Extremism

How far are Ukraine and Russia from negotiations? - Al Jazeera

Friday, November 11, 2022

News Type: USIP in the News

This past week, Ukrainian and Russian officials have made several public statements in an apparent willingness to re-engage in dialogue, blaming one another for stalling a possible negotiated solution after nearly nine months of fighting. But experts have said the prospect of meaningful talks remains distant. Ukraine, they say, will seek to...

Conflict Analysis & Prevention