"What in the World?" - Week of March 4-10, 2018
Last Thursday President Trump announced tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. He has since suggested that Canada and Mexico might win exemption from those tariffs if they do THIS:
International Atomic Energy Agency
International Energy Agency
Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Monitoring Authority
Countering Nuclear Proliferation Organization
THIS Nordic nation which owns the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, worth over $1 trillion, has begun to use “impact on the environment” as a criteria for evaluating investments abroad. The funds, earned from the country’s oil and gas revenues, is also affecting domestic industries’ environmental performance.
Counter cyber attacks against American entertainment companies by North Korea.
Respond to China hacking US infrastructure including power grids
Use American cyber capabilities to penetrate Iranian nuclear researchers
Respond to Russian cyber attacks on the American electoral process
Potential cut off of gas supplies to Western Europe
Renewed efforts for territorial gains in Ukraine
Modernized nuclear weapons that could evade Western defenses
Increased cyber attack campaigns against American and European infrastructure