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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Our goal, as always, is to focus on what matters and not on things that don’t.
Items from Jan. 8
North Korea: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Jan. 7 that North Korea must stop conducting missile tests before the United States will negotiate with Pyongyang. How should we interpret this statement? Her comments came days before North Korea and South Korea are scheduled to hold talks. The U.S. Navy also announced on Jan. 7 that the USS Carl Vinson is en route to the Western Pac