NightWatch, an internationally acclaimed daily newsletter, tracks and assesses global threats to U.S. national security. Patterned after briefings for the Secretary of Defense and the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), NightWatch applies proven analysis techniques to open source information to identify and assess the impact of war, global internal instability, and terrorism.

  • The criteria for identification of threats and commentary are based on more than 40 years of experience in strategic intelligence analysis.
  • NightWatch maintains at least 97% accuracy for its judgments.
  • Commentaries cover more than 25 countries, including Afghanistan, China, Iraq, North Korea, and Syria. 
  • NightWatch analysis techniques used were first developed and applied in Joint Staff Intelligence/JCS interests and has been in open source production since 2006.


  • Stay ahead of the news with daily threat assessments. 
  • Use highly accurate commentary to help guide and inform your decision-making.
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  • Get the stories that you won't find covered in main stream media. 




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