Eve Levin // 7/16/17 //
The Obama Administration’s countering violent extremism (CVE) program has three principal weaknesses, all of which have become impossible to ignore in the Trump Administration, argues Faiza Patel for Just Security.
What the U.S. might learn from Jordan’s approach to jihadists (Lawfare).
The Trump Administration is preparing to unilaterally tighten sanctions on North Korea, specifically targeting Chinese enterprises that provide money to Pyongyang’s nuclear program (WSJ).
Current and former agents say Christopher Wray, President Trump's nominee for Director of the FBI, is exactly what the agency needs (WSJ).
An active duty Army soldier was arrested by the FBI in Hawaii on terrorism charges (NYT).
The Trump Administration cancelled a decade-long plan to replace the crumbling FBI headquarters in DC (WaPo).
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson launched an invigorated mission in Kuwait to defuse a crisis between Qatar and its Persian Gulf neighbors (LA Times).
President Trump’s advisers recruited two businessmen, posing potential conflicts of interest, to devise options for the war in Afghanistan (NYT).