The Real Start Of “Maximum Pressure” Against Iran

January 3, 2020 Ilan I. Berman The National Interest

The targeting of Soleimani – which followed on the heels of U.S. military strikes on multiple facilities in Iraq operated by Kataib Hezbollah, a key Iranian regional proxy – has ushered in a qualitatively new phase in the Trump administration’s confrontation with Iran. Chances are, it will be one punctuated by heightened hostilities

Resource Security Watch No. 23

December 27, 2019 Rebecca Yim, Matt Maldonado

A strategic minerals solution down under;
Indonesia's quicksilver and easy gold;
Global fires stifle logistics;
Temperatures rise and fish stocks thin