What follows are the preliminary findings for issues identified in the daily Watch Lists this week. We are only sending findings that we regard as significant or potentially significant to keep this list manageable. We have findings for all the Watch List items. Should you be interested in findings not listed here, please contact us and we will email them to you.
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Items from Aug. 7
Venezuela: A former national police captain openly challenged the Nicolas Maduro government and said he was engaging in a civil-military action to establish constitutional order. The military stepped in and regained control of the area. This is the second time in about six weeks that a former security officer has openly defied Maduro. Are we detecting any signs or gestures that indicate an alignment b