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Exclusive: Senior Research Fellow Martin Plaut on China, Russia and keeping the Red Sea open

The United States and Britain have carried out strikes against targets linked to Houthis in Yemen. It’s the first time strikes have been launched against the Iran-backed group since it started targeting international shipping in the Red Sea late last year. An international…

EXCLUSIVE: NSN speaks with former CIA expert Nicholas Eftimiades on Beijing’s sights on the Moon and NASA’s race back

NSN discusses China’s intelligence operations and motives in space exploration with author and educator Nicholas Eftimiades, an American government official who served in the CIA, DIA, and US Department of State, best known for his work on China and national…

The Unjust Trial of British Citizen Jimmy Lai begins in Hong Kong

In a bid to defend the remnants of democracy and free speech in Hong Kong, Jimmy Lai found himself incarcerated inside Stanley Prison and has been locked up now for over three and a half years, facing charges of sedition…

EXCLUSIVE: NSN speaks with Andrew Yeh on the Dangers of China’s Dominance of Critical Supply Chains

In an exclusive interview, NSN speaks with Andrew Yeh, Deputy Director of the China Strategic Risks Institute (CSRI), about the critical challenges Europe faces in its reliance on Chinese supply chains for its solar energy projects. CSRI researches the strategic…

China’s Uranium Quest and Russian Nuclear Dependency: A Growing Concern for Western National Security

The global race for Uranium concentrate, commonly referred to as U308 has skyrocketed to an unprecedented 15-year high catapulting governments into a desperate bid to secure sources of fuel for power stations. According to André Liebenberg, the CEO of Yellow…

Caught in the Act: Unravelling Tech Espionage – Chinese National Trespassing Raises National Security Concerns

Caught trespassing on SpaceX’s premises on 16 November 2023, Zhaoning Jiang, a Chinese national, claimed innocence, citing casual photo-taking as his motive. However, his intrusion into the grounds has sparked alarm bells about potential tech espionage. SpaceX, renowned for pioneering…

The Unwavering Spirit of Jimmy Lai

Jimmy Lai’s 1,000 days in solitary confinement.