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OE Watch 01 2022, Vol 12, Iss 07

OE Watch, Vol. 12 (Iss. 07)

This OE Watch contains 23 foreign article reviews spanning over 30 different regions and countries covering Operational Environment topics from the foreign perspective for the US Army leader, development, training and education community, as well as others in governmental, analytic, and academic communities.

This issue can be downloaded at FMSO’s website: https://community.apan.org/wg/tradoc-g2/fmso/

Its Table of Contents is here:

CHINA
3 China To Reform Military Postgraduate Education
5 PLA Combining Battlefield and Classroom Education To Develop Quality Officers
7 PLA Using Cognitive Domain Operations To Achieve Political Aims
9 Taiwan’s “All-Out Defense” in Context of Aggressive PLA Exercise

RUSSIA
11 Russia Tests Palantin Electronic Warfare System in Ukraine
12 Russia’s “Terminator” System in Ukraine To Inform Tactics
14 Russian Orthodox Church Strengthening Support for Ukraine Invasion
16 Russia Building Literal and Figurative Bridges to China
18 Russia Revising Marine Doctrine To Use Civilian Ships for Military Purposes

IRAN
19 Iran Unveils New Drone-Fired Cruise Missile
20 Iran Opens New Drone Plant in Tajikistan
21 Iran Warns UAE Against Allowing Israel in the Persian Gulf

TERRORISM AND TRANSNATIONAL CRIME
22 Murder of Paraguayan Prosecutor in Colombia Suggests Transnational Criminal Cooperation
23 Somalia: Behind Al-Shabaab’s Success in Recruiting Children
24 Al-Qaeda’s Sahel Affiliate Targets Togo
25 Indonesia Extends Counter-Drug Trafficking Cooperation to South America

GLOBAL OE
27 Turkish Military Operation in Syria Risks Clash with Iran
30 Central Asian Forces Boosting UAV Capabilities
32 Azerbaijan Balances Security Cooperation Between Turkey and Russia
34 Algeria Inches Closer to Russia Amid Frosty Relations with Morocco and Spain
36 UAV Technologies Proliferating in Yemen and Saudi Arabia
38 Regional Coalitions Supersede the AU’s African Standby Force
40 Venezuela’s Mystery Plane Shows Iran’s Strategic Penetration of Latin America

For more information on this product, please contact:
Mr. Paul (Kent) Baumann (paul.k.baumann2.civ@army.mil); Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS

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