The Red (Team) Analysis Weekly –
21 June 2018

Last updated on September 6th, 2018 at 12:14 pmEach week our scan collects weak – and less weak – signals for strategic, political & geopolitical issues of interest to private and public actors. Brief Editorial: It increasingly looks as if the world “functioned” on different interactive international layers: the overshadowing U.S.-China tension, change of paradigm and […]

The Red (Team) Analysis Weekly –
19 April 2018

Last updated on April 26th, 2018 at 12:05 pmEach week our scan collects weak – and less weak – signals… Read below our latest complimentary Weekly horizon scanning… Each section of the scan focuses on signals related to a specific theme: world (international politics and geopolitics); economy; science; analysis, strategy and futures; AI, technology and weapons; energy […]

The Red (Team) Analysis Weekly –
7 December 2017

This week’s weak (and less weak) signals …from threat of nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula to renewed turmoil in the Middle East over American Jerusalem status’ decision through war in Yemen, lowered Asian concern over the South China Sea or AI…

The Red (Team) Analysis Weekly – 9 June 2016

Last updated on June 16th, 2016 at 11:22 amEach week our scan collects weak – and less weak – signals… Each section focuses on signals related to a specific theme: world (international politics and geopolitics); economy; science; analysis, strategy and futures; technology and weapons; energy and environment. However, in a complex world, categories are merely a convenient […]

The Red (Team) Analysis Weekly – 28 April 2016

Last updated on May 5th, 2016 at 10:39 amEach week our scan collects weak – and less weak – signals… Each section focuses on signals related to a specific theme: world (international politics and geopolitics); economy; science; analysis, strategy and futures; technology and weapons; energy and environment. However, in a complex world, categories are merely a convenient way […]

The Red (Team) Analysis Weekly – 10 March 2016

Last updated on March 17th, 2016 at 11:59 amEach week our scan collects weak – and less weak – signals… Each section focuses on signals related to a specific theme: world (international politics and geopolitics); economy; science; analysis, strategy and futures; technology and weapons; energy and environment. However, in a complex world, categories are merely a convenient way […]

Understanding the Islamic State’s System – Wilayat and Wali in Yemen

Last updated on October 31st, 2017 at 05:11 pmWhen we started our series to better understand the Islamic State system, we identified the wilayat (“what is taken charge of”, “what is ruled”) as unit of analysis and as a system, which can then be monitored to foresee and warn about the overall developments of the Islamic State (see Understanding the Islamic State’s System – Structure and Wilayat, 4 May 2015). Since then, evolution has taken place on the ground, while the body of knowledge gathered by students of the Islamic State has grown. This is notably the case for Yemen. Back in May 2015, our understanding, grounded in the evidence available then, was that there was one wilayat in Yemen, wilayat Sanaa, loosely categorised as part of those […]

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The Red (Team) Analysis Weekly – 18 February 2016

Last updated on February 25th, 2016 at 12:09 pmEach week our scan collects weak – and less weak – signals… Each section focuses on signals related to a specific theme: world (international politics and geopolitics); economy; science; analysis, strategy and futures; technology and weapons; energy and environment. However, in a complex world, categories are merely a convenient way […]

The Red (Team) Analysis Weekly 202

Last updated on May 11th, 2015 at 11:01 amEach week our scan collects weak – and less weak – signals… Each section focuses on signals related to one specific theme: world (international politics and geopolitics); economy; science; analysis, strategy and futures; technology and weapons; energy and environment. However, in a complex world, categories are merely a […]

Understanding the Islamic State’s System – Structure and Wilayat

Last updated on October 31st, 2017 at 04:54 pmConflicting information regarding the Islamic State and the evolution of the war emerge everyday from the media, while analysts, commentators and official statements are no less swaying. For example, on 13 April 2015, “Army Col. Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman” stressed that the Islamic State had “ceded 5,000 to 6,000 square […]