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The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future.

Kervin Aucoin


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    NATO Expanding With Help From Putin

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 22:57

    Here is what is on our radar this week: Russia Ukraine Update NATO expansion confirmed Possible coup in Russia Ukraine tabs new head of Defense Russia attempts hacking of Costa Rica Brazil gets ahead of election rigging Somalia reelects president Protests in Chad Mali withdraws from G5 Sahel The Roman Speculatores Aucoin Analytics VMware Conti blog Protect yourself from Ransomware

    Ukraine and Russia Claim Victory in Key Locations

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 26:19

     Here is what is on our radar this week: • Russia Ukraine Update • Elon Musk threatened • $40 billion in new US aid to Ukraine • EU considers new pipeline • Al Jazeera journalist killed on the West Bank • Philippine Election results • Sri Lanka PM resigns • More kidnappings in Haiti • Mexico Journalist killed • Dulles the Statesman   NTD interview clip

    The Constant Threat of Russian Aggression

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 27:26

    Here is what is  on our radar this week:  Russia Ukraine Update  Ukrainians fleeing Mariupol  Slovakia still wants Russian fuel  Brittany Griner arrest classified as unlawful detention  Russia and Belarus look to form Soviet Union State  CIA recruits Russians  Transnistria Orders General Mobilisation  China and Iran strengthen relations  North Korea launches ballistic missile  Human Rights Watch describes atrocities in CAR  A secret Kitchen   The Onion Browser Belligcat

    Insightful Inquiries with Miranda Coppoolse

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 61:58

    Miranda Coppoolse is the Founder of MC Global Security Consulting. She is a distinguished Behavioral Analyst, Coach and Security Risk Advisor on various interrelated security topics. She has an extensive background in law enforcement, aviation, corporate, private security, coaching and fighting human trafficking. In July of 2021 she received an award for Global Influencer in Security & Fire for the year 2021 from IFSEC. She is well known for her leadership, trainings and contribution as public speaker for various international organizations and industries. Miranda serves as a Board Member on several Boards, one of them TINYg, a Global Terrorism Information Network, where she also fulfills the role of Chair of the Europe Council. Next to that she is active on various international security groups and networks. During her career, she has lived around the globe, gaining a broad understanding of numerous languages and cultures. Over the years she has built a large valuable international network and following. You can find out more about Miranda on linkedin, Instagram, and twitter and also through the company website at mcglobalsecurity.com/

    Could Moldova be Next

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 30:29

    Here is what is on our radar this week • Russia Ukraine Update • Russia stops flow of gas to Poland • US Marine Exchanged for Russian Pilot • Starlink confirmation • Moldova sees writing on the wall • Sweden and Finland NATO Update • UN wants to veto, veto powers • French Election Update • Mexico in crisis mode • Unrest in Peru • China vows to pass US economically • The Father of Intelligence Analysis Don't forget to follow the podcast to be one of the first to listen to this Sunday's Insightful Inquiries with Miranda Coppoolse.

    Mariupol's Last Stand

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 31:02

    Here what is on our radar this week? Mariupol's last stand Russia's new phase Former MSNBC analyst joins Ukraine in war Facebook can't halt Russian disinformation Russia claims US is extending the war timeline Taiwan mistakenly claims China has invaded North Korean crypto hack Closing in on peace in Sudan West Africa intensifies battle with insurgents Dusko Popov   Podchaser (#Reviews4Good) Spy/Counterspy

    The Use of Chemical Weapons

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 30:12

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future. Here is what is on our radar this week:  Possible Chemical Weapons Use  Ukraine set to join EU  Finland and Sweden on track for NATO membership  Russia warns of major conflict with US  French Election Update  Sudan faces collapse  Israel and Palestine conflict  Pakistan ousts Prime Minister  Recent Air Force simulation predicts Chinese victory  Oleg Gordievsky Podchaser(#Reviews4Good)

    The Massacre in Bucha

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 25:30

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future. Here is what is on our radar this week: • Massacre in Bucha • Russia ousted from UN Human Rights • US President calls Putin war criminal • Global Elections changing the geopolitical landscape • AUKUS goes hypersonic • Finland is ready for NATO membership • Sri Lanka protests • North Korea Nuclear tests • Nun kidnapped in Burkina Faso • The tale of Cher Ami Podchaser #Reviews4Good (Click the link and you will see our latest episodes. Rate and Review as many as you have time for)

    Insightful Inquiries with Wayne Phelps

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2022 59:22

    Wayne Phelps is a retired Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel who deployed five times, including two deployment to Afghanistan, two deployments to Iraq and one deployment aboard a U.S. Navy ship. He was amongst the first conventional troops on the ground in Pakistan after 9/11. He also participated in the initial invasion into Iraq in 2003 and the troop surge into Afghanistan in 2010. He commanded units at every level from Platoon to Squadron, served as an instructor at the Marine Corps' premier aviation training squadron, and served as a staff officer in the Pentagon. In 2014 he was selected to become a drone pilot and he attended the Air Force's Remotely Piloted Aircraft Undergraduate training becoming the first Marine honor graduate. His last assignment was as the Commanding Officer of Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron Three in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. As the Commanding Officer, he deployed four teams to conduct counter-terrorism operations against violent extremist organizations. He is also the author of the book On Killing Remotely: The Psychology of Killing with Drones. You can find his book On Killing Remotely: The Psychology of Killing with Drones in both hardback and audio formats.  On Killing Remotely: The Psychology of Killing with Drones Mental Health Services   If you are a veteran in need of immediate help please contact the Veteran's Crisis Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

    India Chooses Sides

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 30:03

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future. Here is what is on our radar this week:  Russia Ukraine Update  Belarus Update  India's decision to support Russia  UN Helicopter shot down in Congo  France retreats from Mali  Multiple shootings in Israel  Yemen and Saudi Arabia hold ceasefire for Ramadan  Margaretha Zelle Please follow the podcast where ever you listen to podcasts so that you never miss an epsiode. The fourth installment of Insightful Inquiries will be released Sunday March 3.

    Is Poland Next?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 35:12

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future. Here is what is on our radar this week Russia Ukraine Update The hypersonics talk again Russian hacking effort Is Poland Next? Belarus enters the arena 10 commandments of propaganda Italy speaks up for Ukraine Israel and Iran continue to fight Sonja Shultz htps://aucoinanalytics.com Ten Commandments of Propaganda

    Those Hourly Historical Events

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2022 41:28

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future. Here is what is on our radar this week:  Russia Ukraine Update  Biolabs in Ukraine  Russia Request help from China  The Male State  US Journalists killed in Ukraine  The new nuclear alliance  Iran hits Israel  Saudi Arabia executes 81 in a day  The Woman Odette   Bellingcat reporting: The Male State Echo Analytics Group Bad Christian Podcast BC CLUB (Join and interact with like-minded misfits)   

    Ukraine Continues to Push Back

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2022 32:31

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future. Here is what is on our radar this week:  Russia Ukraine Update  Poland and US argue over how to send jets  The ban on Russian products continue  South Koreans go to the polls  China pushes to the Western Hemisphere  Worldwide Threat Assessment  The frequency hopper   Saint Javelin Companies leaving Russia Aucoin Analytics

    Insightful Inquiries with Mike Baker

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 6, 2022 68:31

    This month on Insightful Inquiries we sit down and talk with former CIA officer Mike Baker. Mike spent nearly two decades with the agency before transitioning to the private intelligence sector where he co-founded Diligence an investigations company specializing in complex cross-border inquiries. Mike appears regularly on a variety of networks as a subject matter expert on intelligence matters and world events. He is also the host of the Science Channel's hit television show Black Files Declassified where he investigates top-secret government programs steeped in cutting edge science. Season 2 of Black Files Declassified premiers March 9 on the Science Channel and can also be streamed on Discovery Plus. Black Files Declassified Portman Square Group Mike Baker Twitter

    You Can't Negotiate with Crazy

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2022 29:49

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future. Here is what is on our radar this week? The war rages on Mis and disinformation campaigns White Mouse

    Russia, Ukraine, and Sanctions. For Real this Time

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2022 19:11

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future. Here is what is on our radar this week?  Update: Russia Invaded Ukraine  The Freedom Truckers hit the DMV  Vehicles attempt to take over Richmond Va  China makes ominous threats to Taiwan  The underground spy ring

    Breaking News: Russia Has Invaded

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2022 23:21

    We drop a bonus breaking news episode to update on tensions in Ukraine which have taken the path we predicted in December. Russia has annexed Eastern Ukrainian provinces and Putin begins the march to Kyiv. If you are looking to support Ukrainians, head over to Saint Javelin and give as much as you are willing to give. Join us on the socials: Twitter | Instagram Or our website: Aucoin Analytics  

    Has Russia's Countdown to Invasion Begun?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2022 27:39

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future. Here is what is on our radar this week: • Everything Russia Ukraine • DDoS attack on Ukraine Government sites • Zero Hedge outed as Russian Propaganda • Estonia releases international security report • Naval engineer pleads guilty to sharing U.S. nuclear sub secrets • The Mary Bowser Story Estonia Intelligence Report  

    Should Everyone Have Nukes?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2022 38:38

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future. Here is what is on our radar this week:  Update: US raid in Syria  Putin and Macron sit at largest table in Moscow  Ukraine moving away from Russian energy  Iran Nuclear deal returns to the negotiating table  North Korea continues missile development  Uyghur Olympian carries Olympic torch  The polarizing trucker protest  The story of the Black Pearl The new podcast from Recorded Future - Click Here US raid in Syria *GRAPHIC IMAGES* Midnight In Paris Spy Museum    

    Insightful Inquiries with Gary Noesner

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 6, 2022 49:36

    Gary Noesner retired from the FBI in 2003 following a 30 year career as an investigator, instructor, and negotiator.   A significant focus of his career was directed toward investigating Middle East hijackings in which American citizens were victimized.   In addition, he was an FBI hostage negotiator for 23 years of his career, retiring as the Chief of the FBI's Crisis Negotiation Unit, Critical Incident Response Group, the first person to hold that position. In that capacity he was heavily involved in numerous crisis incidents covering prison riots, right-wing militia standoffs, religious zealot sieges, terrorist embassy takeovers, airplane hijackings, and over 120 overseas kidnapping cases involving American citizens. Following his retirement from the FBI he became a Senior Vice President with Control Risks, an international risk consultancy, assisting clients in managing overseas kidnap incidents.   He continues to Consult independently and speaks at law enforcement conferences and corporate gatherings around the world. He has appeared in numerous television documentaries about hostage negotiation, terrorism, and kidnapping produced by the History Channel, NBC, MSNBC, Nat Geo, WE, Discovery, TLC, A&E, CNN, CBS, BBC, American Heroes Network, and others. He has been interviewed in Time, Forbes, the New Yorker, the Washington Post, the New York Times, Newsweek, Esquire, Men's Health, Philadelphia Inquirer, LA Times, People Magazine, Roll Call, the Washingtonian Magazine, the Christian Science Monitor, and other publications. He has given speeches at major universities, done interviews on numerous radio and television programs, and was the subject of an hour long interview on NPR's Fresh Air in 2010. Gary also wrote a book about his FBI negotiation career which was published by Penguin Random House in 2010, entitled:   Stalling for Time:  My Life as an FBI Hostage Negotiator.    The book is being used in part as the basis for a six part mini-series on Waco that will air on the Paramount Network on January 24, 2018. https://garynoesner.com --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you liked this conversation please head over to https://aucoinanalytics.com You can find Aucoin Analytics across multiple social media platforms: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram Our Need-To-Know subscription based private intelligence community can be found at: https://needtoknow.aucoinanalytics.com And don't forget to support the podcast by subscribing for free, reviewing, and sharing with friends and family.

    Continuing talks with Russia

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2022 29:54

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future. Here is what is on our radar this week:           Continuing talk with Russia           Poland supports Ukraine           Myanmar coup one year later           Mexico is killing journalism           Japan calls out china on Human Rights           African Union suspends Burkina Faso           Mali's orders France ambassador to leave           India wants tech companies to do more about fake news           The slave who spied  

    The Russian Confusion

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2022 26:23

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future. Here is what is on our radar this week: Confusion over Russia A coup in Burkina Faso Houthi rebels attempt to attack US base in UAE Lithuania back tracks on Taiwan support The Isdal Woman Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Website State Department Misinformation notice Death In Ice Valley    

    You get a conflict, You get a conflict, Everyone gets a conflict

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 20:25

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future. Here is what is on our radar this week Russia inches closer to invasion Iran and Russia form alliance Tawain deploys minelaying ships North Korea launches more missiles Drone attack on Abu Dhabi Texas Synagogue hostage situation The Man who'd become Bond

    Russia vs Ukraine vs the World

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 21:01

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future.  Here is what is on our radar this week The Kazakhstan crisis Russia vs Ukraine vs The World North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile Poland's phone spyware scandal raises doubts over 2019 election Danish spy chief is arrested Agent 355 - Histories Mysteries

    Insightful Inquiries with Vic and Tony

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 61:23

    Vic is a Career intelligence professional in the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and Private Sector. Vic has served as an analyst, a counterintelligence special agent, an instructor for advanced techniques, and now he is a consultant in the private industries. You can find Vic through his Instagram page @Mil_2_Biz_Intel where he goes by the pseudonym “Furr Sarnt”  Tony is a Data Scientist, and a long time Geospatial and Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance operations manager. He is a veteran of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment where he was the Senior Geospatial analyst. Tony has a masters in geographic information systems from the University of Washington. He has made a career of developing new methodology to integrate data techniques into standard intelligence and geospatial analysis as well as helping to develop analysts to use these new techniques. Tony can be found on Instagram as @TonyAwesome and he also runs the Instagram account @dungeonsdadsanddragons where Data professionals from the Intelligence Community, who are also dads, get together to over analyze playing Dungeons and Dragons.

    Russia From All Angles

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 29:56

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future. Thank you to each and every one of our listeners for making this podcast a success! We have big plans for 2022 and we want to share every moment with you.  Here is what is on our radar this week? • The Kazakhstan government resigns • US House intelligence chairman talks Russia Ukraine • US President Biden supports Ukraine • Finland wants to join NATO despite Russia's pressure • Cyber attack on UK Defense Academy does damage • North Korean defector returns to North Korea • AT&T and Verizon won't further delay 5G rollout • Increasing lack of trust in American Democracy • The West's most important spy

    Year in Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 25:16

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future. Thank you to each and every one of our listeners for making this podcast a success! We have big plans for 2022 and we want to share every moment with you. Continue to listen, rate, and review. Please sign up for our private intelligence community at https://aucoinanalytics.com and have a very happy New Year! ----------------------------------------------- Osage Murders VPNs: https://www.expressvpn.com/ https://nordvpn.com/ https://protonvpn.com/free-vpn/   Antivirus software: https://www.bitdefender.com/solutions/free.html https://www.avg.com/en-us/free-antivirus-download#pc https://www.avast.com/en-us/index#pc https://www.mcafee.com/en-us/index.html      

    China, Russia, 5G, Oh my!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021 28:10

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future. Here are the big stories for this week:  Tensions between Russia and Ukraine continue Airlines 5G warning the Log4j cybersecurity flaw Chinese Spy Campaign in Taiwan Former CIA Directors release statement on Iran Queen Elizabeth's ‘Spy Master' Important: Security Vulnerabilities Minecraft Message Cybereason Vaccine   Epic Blockbuster 2  by Rafael Krux Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5644-epic-blockbuster-2- License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

    The Big Update

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 22:16

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future. Here are the big stories for this week: The Big UPDATE Podcast The VERY handicapable Virginia Hall   New York Times BBC Need To Know https://www.aucoinanalytics.com/plans-pricing  

    The Beijing Boycott

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 24:51

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future. Here are the big stories for this week: The US officially boycotts the Beijing Olympics diplomatically China plans to build a military base on Africa's Atlantic Coast Israel and Iran's conflict over nuclear talks Attack on a base in Niger leads to fatalities Ethiopia's Tigray conflict Ex-D.C. Guard official says generals lied to Congress about Jan. 6 What was the CIA's interest in Chan Thomas' book “The Adam and Eve Story” Adam and Eve Story PDF - https://www.cia.gov/readingroom/docs/CIA-RDP79B00752A000300070001-8.pdf

    Russia vs Ukraine

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 18:17

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future.   What are the big stories for this week?   -Huge Update on Russian and Ukrainian tensions -The Spy who Shagged Canadians  

    This Week Explained - November 19, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 20:12

    What are the big stories for this week? - Tensions between Russia and Ukraine - Russia adds to space debris - US and Chinese presidents meet virtually - Australian government confirms they will support Taiwan - US President plans to boycott winter Olympics - FBIs most famous traitor Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/this-week-explained. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    This Week Explained - November 12, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 18:13

    So much going on this week that we were unable to tackle all the issues but: Here are the big stories for this week - Chaos at the Poland Belarus border - Nicaragua's Presidential Elections - China is using mock-ups of US ships in recent exercises while it advances its naval equipment quickly - A detour to talk about the current state of counterterrorism - Special Veterans day story Please follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook: @AucoinAnalytics if you would like to reach out please email us at: info@aucoinanalytics.com Our social media site can be found at: needtoknow.aucoinanalytics.com | you must be a member to participate in this site. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/this-week-explained. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    This Week Explained - November 5, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 20:12

    The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future. Here are the major stories for this week: - US Intelligence Community failed to predict swift Taliban takeover - National Intelligence Council discusses climate change - The Intelligence Community reports on COVID-19 origins - Surprise special story for our amazing co-host (You don't want to miss this) Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/this-week-explained. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    This Week Explained - October 29, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 24:44

    The team at Aucoin Analytics discusses this week's big geopolitical and current events. Here is what is on our radar for this week: - Coup in Sudan - Drone attack on U.S. military base - Russia increases presence in Africa - Supply Chain issues harming Global Economy - Earl Pitts the clueless spy Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/this-week-explained. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/this-week-explained. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    This Week Explained - October 22, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 22:55

    The team at Aucoin Analytics discusses this week's big geopolitical and current events. Here is what is on our radar for this week: - Missionaries Kidnapped in Haiti - Russia Leaves NATO - China tests hypersonic weapon - US, Japan, and South Korea Intelligence leaders meet - The curious case of Jim Thompson Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/this-week-explained. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    This Week Explained - October 15, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 28:39

    Here are the big stories for this week - Operation GhostShell Update - Iran's nuclear program - Iraqi Elections - Woman hacks flight school - The latest on Havana Syndrome Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/this-week-explained. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    This Week Explained

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 23:01

    This week we tackle the big stories from the week that was. Here is what is on our radar: Facebook went offline for hours on Monday AUKUS is still riling up the French Government as well as a couple Asian Allies China's Belt and road initiative is collapsing Taiwan and China could be at war in 4 years Plus breaking news from earlier in the week Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/this-week-explained. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Welcome to This Week Explained

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 1:11

    This week explained is the brainchild of Aucoin Analytics owners Kervin and Tiana, who will use their experience within the intelligence community to offer insight and analysis of the biggest news stories from the week that was. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/this-week-explained. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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