National & Competitive Intelligence
Fines, sell-offs and subsidy cuts: Life under cash-squeezed ISIS - CNBC
February 27, 2015 Once smokers were flogged in Syrian territory ruled by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, now they are fined about $65.
Nato must prepare for Russian attack, warns UK general - The Financial Times
February 20, 2015 Nato forces must prepare for a large-scale conventional assault by Russia on an eastern European member state designed to catch the alliance off guard and snatch territory, the deputy supreme commander of the military alliance has warned.
The hackathon enters the corporate mainstream - The Financial Times
February 9, 2015 Something was missing from the British Airways "ungrounded" hackathon last month: hackers.
Can an exiled oligarch persuade Russia that Putin must go? - The New Yorker
January 12, 2015 It has been a year since the guards at a prison camp just below the Arctic Circle told Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a former oil tycoon and once the richest man in Russia, to pack his things.
Gambia coup plan has echoes of Hollywood farce - The Financial Times
January 9, 2015 Code names conspiracies and a dead of the night attack on an African president. It may sound like the plot of a low-budget Hollywood film, but it happened in real life in Gambia, a tiny and poor nation in west Africa.
Winners and losers of oil price plunge - The Financial Times
December 15, 2014 Inflation and strong dollar could curb global economic impact
Russian economy: Buckwheat blues - The Financial Times
January 6, 2014 After brushing aside concerns over sanctions and oil prices, the rouble fall alarms Russians
The Isis economy: Meet the new boss - The Financial Times
January 6, 2014 Signs of discontent are evident across the 'caliphate' as people tire of its taxes, price caps and shoddy services