Daily Archives: January 15, 2009

Palestinian Authority / Israel (Country threat levels – 5 / 4)

A senior Israeli official is meeting with Egyptian officials in Cairo on 15 January 2009 regarding a proposed ceasefire agreement between Hamas and Israel. Reports emerged on 14 January that Hamas has accepted in principle the Egyptian-proposed plan; however, despite … Continue reading

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North Korea (Country threat level – 3)

South Korean news agency Yonhap reported on 15 January 2009 that North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il nominated his third son as his successor. Kim’s nomination of 24-year-old Kim Jong-Un came as a surprise to many international analysts and, allegedly, to … Continue reading

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