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Daily Brief: November 24, 2021

Daily Brief: November 24, 2021

Over the past day, we've mapped 48 events.  If you'd like access to all of our event summaries, please subscribe to the Geopolitical Report Newsletter or Geopolitical Report Pro.

Ukraine held air exercises in the southern part of the country to simulate airstrikes on the Black Sea.

Ukraine holds air exercises in the south
Ukrainian forces conducted airstrike exercises using Su-24M and Su-25 aircraft, along with MiG-29 and Su-27 fighters in the southern part of the country.

After the Lira's collapse and a selloff, thousands took to the streets across Turkey.

Protests in Turkey over Lira collapse
Protesters took to the streets of Ankara and Istanbul after the Lira plummeted 15 percent against the dollar. Opposition party members say that Turkey faces an economic catastrophe as allies are turning on President Erdogan.

The US continues to urge citizens to leave Ethiopia and has warned that there is no guarantee of evacuation on anything other than commercial flights.  This comes as US military transport planes are staging for an evacuation in the region.  The Ethiopian evacuation is shaping up quite differently than the Afghanistan evacuation.  

The US issues warning of possible terrorist attack in Addis Ababa
The US Embassy in Ethiopia issued a warning of a possible terrorist attack in Addis Ababa and other areas of the country. The statement urged US citizens to maintain vigilance and avoid crowded areas and areas frequented by foreigners.

Pakistan has released over 100 TTP prisoners after the organization declared a ceasefire earlier this month.  

Pakistan releases TTP prisoners
Pakistan has released more than 100 Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) prisoners in a goodwill gesture after the group announced a ceasefire. Most of those released have not completed the mandatory de-radicalization and rehabilitation program.

The US sent a ship through the Taiwan Strait drawing criticism from China.

USS Milius transits the Taiwan Strait
The USS Milius transited the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday. This is the first transit since the summit between US President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping earlier this month. China denounced the operation saying that it undermines regional stability.
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