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    The Political Intelligence Zone is a "stand alone" website within the CountryWatch suite of online products focused on providing detailed information and analysis about major political events unfolding in various countries across the world. The foundation of this website is the Political Intelligence Briefing -- a report on significant political developments across the international spectrum. Written by CountryWatch's editor on a weekly basis, the Political Intelligence Briefing offers a rich tapestry of dynamic and in-depth international coverage, which is intended to inform CountryWatch users of the complex geopolitical events evolving in the world. Included in the Political Intelligence Briefing is the Featured Country, which highlights a key current issue unfolding on the international scene. An archive of past editions of the Political Intelligence Briefings, along with a database of individual articles, known as the Political Intelligence Wire, are provided as a courtesy to clients. Finally, a collection of individual Country Profiles, providing background data on each country, is included in the Political Intelligence Zone, for the convenience of clients.

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    The ”Featured Country" is United States with coverage of "Special Elections Report: Road to the White House." The "National Spotlight" covers  United States, with reference to Russia and Ukraine.  The section titled "In the News" covers Colombia. The "Global Security Spotlight" is on North Korea, with reference to South Korea and United States. The section titled "International Hot Stories" looks at United States, Russia, Syria, Iraq, and Venezuela. The "Government and Politics" section considers Brazil, Spain, United Kingdom, Armenia, Russia, Ukraine, Estonia, Kyrgyzstan, Thailand, and Seychelles. Included in the coverage of the "Elections Update" are: Zambia, Gabon, Seychelles, Croatia, Belarus, Russia, Jordan, Georgia, Lithuania,  Montenegro,  Moldova, Palau, Moldova, Nicaragua, United States, Haiti, Austria, Uzbekistan, and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). For more information about events in the world, please see other CountryWatch products. See "Election Central" for international election coverage.  See the "CountryWatch News Wire" for the latest developments across the world. See the "Global Guide" for coverage of the most challenging issues on the international scene.




    Political Intelligence Wire

    US Presidential Election: Trump and Clinton face off in 3rd debate; Trump refuses to commit to accepting election results if he loses
    Thursday, October 20, 2016 10:49:00 PM

    President Putin denies Russian role in hacking of United States emails
    Thursday, October 20, 2016 9:52:00 PM

    Colombian President Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize as encouragement to continue stymied peace effort with FARC; extends ceasefire to end of year
    Thursday, October 20, 2016 8:54:00 PM

    Islamic State shifts to terror attacks after losing territory; Iraqi forces commence Mosul assault to restore control
    Thursday, October 20, 2016 8:00:00 PM

    North Korea attempts intermediate missile test that ends in failure
    Thursday, October 20, 2016 10:58:00 AM

    North Korea attempts intermediate missile test that ends in failure
    Thursday, October 20, 2016 10:58:00 AM

    US Presidential Election embroiled in unfolding scandal ; Republican nominee Trump accused of aggressive behavior towards women
    Thursday, October 13, 2016 6:02:00 AM

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