Trust Digest 145 (June 27, 2016)


C.I.A. Arms for Syrian Rebels Supplied Black Market, Officials Say  
Weapons shipped into Jordan by the Central Intelligence Agency and Saudi Arabia intended for Syrian rebels have been systematically stolen by Jordanian intelligence operatives and sold to arms merchants on the black market, according to American and Jordanian officials. 
Key Words: C.I.A., weapons, black market  
Trust Issues: Situational Security, Risk Tolerance  


Led Zepplin cleared of stealing riff for Stairway to Heaven  
Led Zeppelin has defeated a lawsuit that accused the band of stealing the opening riff in Stairway to Heaven, and cemented its place in rock’s pantheon. 
Key Words: Music Industry, lawsuit  
Trust Issues: Integrity, Similarities 


‘Brexit’ Vote Complicates Europe’s Terror Fight, Sanctions Approach 
Britain’s departure from the EU will fuel uncertainty over Continent’s security, but could prompt renewed role for NATO.
Key Words: Global security, Brexit  
Trust Issues: Risk Tolerance, Situational Security 


The E.U.’s biggest threat is the will of its people  
The vote in Britain to leave the European Union lays bare the most dangerous obstacle confronting the world’s most ambitious economic and political bloc: the voice of the European people. 
Key Words: E.U., Brexit  
Trust Issues: Risk Tolerance, Situational Security 


Brexit leaders are walking back some of their biggest promises  
In the days after Britain's momentous decision to withdraw from the European Union, there has been much talk of voter's remorse. Some who voted in favor of a British exit have said they merely wanted to lodge a protest vote and hadn't expected the "leave" camp to actually win. Others said they had no idea that the implications of such a vote would be so dire.  
Key Words: Voter remorse, “leave” campaign 
Trust Issues: Integrity, Situational Security  


Brexit’s Impact on Global Economy Depends on Leaders  
How deep a shadow Britain’s vote makes on the rest of the world will be driven by politics, not economics. 
Key Words: Global economy, Brexit 
Trust Issues: Risk Tolerance, Adjustment 


China still harvesting organs from prisoners at a massive scale    
A new report claims that China is still engaged in the widespread and systematic harvesting of organs from prisoners, and says that people whose views conflict with the ruling Chinese Communist Party are being murdered for their organs. 
Key Words: Prisoners, human rights 
Trust Issues: Power, Integrity, Benevolent Concern 


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