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Daily Brief: September 15, 2021

Daily Brief: September 15, 2021

Over the past day, we've mapped 50 events with the following breakdown by event category.

The North Korean provocation cycle is continuing after cruise missile tests a few days ago and with negotiations stalled, the regional concern is growing over the country's nuclear ambitions.

North Korea tests ballistic missiles off its east coast
North Korea tested two ballistic missiles off its east coast and into the water according to the Japanese Coast Guard. The launch was conducted from Yangdok and the missile flew 497 miles.
South Korea tests SLBM missile hours after North Korea test
South Korea tested a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from the ROKS Dosan Ahn Changho. The missile reportedly hit its target, but there were no other details.

As Somalia continues to fight al-Shabab throughout the country, the terrorists continue to fall back to some of their more successful methods of attacks in the country's capital.  

Deadly suicide bombing in Mogadishu
A deadly suicide bombing at a checkpoint in Mogadishu killed nine people on Monday, including six security forces members and three civilians. Eleven other people were wounded and al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack.

After the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan, TTP is scaling up its operations in Pakistan.  More TTP attacks are expected in the days and weeks ahead.  

TTP suicide bomber kills Pakistani soldier
A Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) suicide bomber killed a soldier in the South Waziristan region on Tuesday.
TTP terrorists kill seven Pakistani Soldiers
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorists killed seven Pakistani soldiers during a clash in the Asman Manza area of the North Waziristan region early Wednesday.
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