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Here’s the latest update on “The Scan-PRI globalpost” from Hawaii Intelligence Digest.

Views expressed in this geopolitical news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

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Accessed on 23 March 2019, 0045 UTC, Post 1020.

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted a “keenly awaited” report on Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election and “any potential wrongdoing” by President Donald Trump.

Stanley Brand, former general counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives, says a public report from the Mueller investigation “is unrealistic.”

Thailand’s military junta supports what some reporters are calling “democracy light.”

Those are the headlines, here are the details from “The Scan-PRI globalpost”:

Special Counsel Robert Mueller turned in his much-awaited report on the investigation into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 US election. The report is not yet public.

Grand jury records and prosecutors’ decisions about individual cases are shielded from public view to protect those who may have been investigated but not charged. It remains a serious legal question whether a release to Congress of the Mueller grand jury’s deliberations would be barred by the law.

Before Special Counsel Robert Mueller handed in his report on Friday, he served many indictments connecting parts of the Trump campaign to Russian contacts. Here’s a review.

Imagine if, in the US, the House of Representatives was elected, but the Senate was entirely chosen by the Pentagon. That crudely approximates what Thailand’s junta has created.

The researchers aboard the Nathaniel B. Palmer are excited to return home after spending weeks studying Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica. While the comfort of their own beds await, there’s also the important work of writing up their research findings.

Trump’s announcement is a reversal US policy that could give an imperiled Benjamin Netanyahu a boost in the upcoming Israeli elections.

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