On the consequences of the MH17 crash, China’s domestic insurgency and Big Data | This Week’s Top Hot Links #131
This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs takes a look at two different perspectives on the consequences of the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17. First, how will the accident affect Dutch-Russian relations? Secondly, is the West being forced to finally change the way it approaches Russia? The Top Hot Links also analyse the role that US detachment played in the formation of the new BRICS Development Bank. It then looks at China’s growing insurgency in Xinjiang. Lastly, we explore the role of Big Data in conflict prediction and in monitoring public information around the world.