This volume is the product of a collaboration between the European Intelligence Academy (EIA) and the Chanticleer Intelligence Brief (CIB), a student-run initiative supported by the Department of Politics at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina, United States. Four CIB analysts tackle some of the most pressing and timely questions confronting intelligence observers today. Topics in this volume include the possibility of a war with North Korea, and the rise of far-right militancy in the United States. The volume also includes an assessment of the impact of the Islamic State in the relations between Russia and the United States, and a discussion of Turkish politics and its effect on NATO's cohesion.
new Trump Administration has had on their topics. As you read this issue, you may begin to perceive the world in a different light. Whether you begin to develop a more or less pessimistic worldview, know that these analysts are only presenting the facts as they know them. I encourage you to continue building your knowledge of these evolving topics and acquire a better understanding of their complexities. The Intelligence Review can be a useful ally in this process. Madison Nowlin Chief Financial Officer and Head of Russia Desk, Chanticleer Intelligence Brief 8