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Turkey zeroes in on enemies abroad

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ahvalnews David Lepeska Jan 10 2020 01:48 Gmt+3 Last Updated On: Jan 12 2020 09:29 Gmt+3 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said this week the Turkish intelligence agency, MIT, which has seen a vast expansion of its budget in recent years, would be drawing down its domestic operations and increasing its covert activities abroad. The U.S. assassination of…

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The Dangerous Unraveling of the U.S.-Turkish Alliance

11/1/20 | 0 | 0 | 251 εμφανίσεις

Foreign Affairs Washington and Ankara Still Need Each Other By Philip H. Gordon and Amanda Sloat January 10, 2020 President Donald Trump and Pre​sident Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House, November 2019 T.J. K​irkpatrick / The New York Times The United States and Turkey are on a collision course. Although the two countries have been NATO allies for nearly 70…

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How to Avoid Another War in the Middle East

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Foreign Affairs De-escalating After the Soleimani Strike By Kelly Magsamen January 4, 2020 A protest against the assassination of Qasem Soleimani in Tehran, January 2020Nazanin Tabatabaee / Reuters Killing the Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani may well have been the most consequential foreign policy decision of Donald Trump’s presidency. Its repercussions will be felt for days, months, and…

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Syria Situation Report: December 17, 2019 – January 7, 2020

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By Michael Land (ISW Syria Team), Nada Atieh (Syria Direct), Calvin Wilder (Syria Direct), and William Christou (Syria Direct) The following Syria Situation Report (SITREP) Maps summarize significant developments in the war in Syria during the periods December 17 – 28, 2019 and December 29, 2019 – January 7, 2020. Key SITREP events during these periods…

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Trump’s Chance to Take the High Road With Iran

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The Atlantic POLITICS Tehran’s immediate retaliation for Qassem Soleimani’s killing could be an opportunity for both sides to de-escalate. Will Trump take it? MIKE GIGLIO JANUARY 8, 2020 Anti-war activists protest in front of the White House.ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP / GETTY It could have been much worse. It’s a measure of this dangerous moment that…

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What if Australia Were Its Own Planet?

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The Nation As the world’s leading coal exporter, Australia is burning down its own house. By Bill McKibbenTwitter TODAY 7:00 AM A car commutes on a road as the sky turns red from the smoke of the Snowy Valley bushfire in Australia on January 4, 2020. (Saeed Khan / AFP, Getty Images)  This piece is published in The…

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The Last Battle of the “Slavonic Corps”

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The Interpreter. November 16, 2013 “FOREIGN AGENTS” SPOTLIGHT Russian mercenaries, working for the Slavonic Corps, fighting in Syria | VK  A Syrian rebel group claims that it has ambushed and killed a group of Russian mercenaries who may have been working for a Chinese security contractor. The jihadist fighters from an Al Qaeda affiliate “Islamic…

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NST Leader: Troubled waters

9/1/20 | 0 | 0 | 147 εμφανίσεις

NST Leader: Troubled waters It is true that China is a claimant to the South China Sea. So are Malaysia, Brunei, Vietnam and the Philippines. REUTERS January 8, 2020 @ 12:01am INTERNATIONAL law is there for a reason. To ensure that there is law and order among a comity of nations. What’s more if the…

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Multipolarity in Practice: Understanding Russia’s Engagement With Regional Institutions

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Carnegie PAUL STRONSKI,  RICHARD SOKOLSKY JANUARY 08, 2020 PAPER Source: Getty Summary:  Over the past two decades, and especially since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2014, the Kremlin has intensified its engagement with international institutions. Related Media and Tools FULL TEXT (PDF) SUMMARY Over the past two decades, and especially since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in…

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A Post-Brexit Europe in a New Decade

7/1/20 | 0 | 0 | 93 εμφανίσεις

Carnegie Europe JUDY DEMPSEY Boris Johnson’s sweeping election victory brings clarity for Britain but not for Europe as it enters a decade of major geostrategic shifts. December 19, 2019 “Get Brexit done” was the slogan that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservative party pitched during a short election campaign. Yes, he won what he wanted: a…

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Lebanon’s Sa‘d al-Hariri is facing a growing credibility problem that may prove to be fatal politically.

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Carnegie MICHAEL YOUNG   January 07, 2020 These are not good times for Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister, Sa‘d al-Hariri. In late October he resigned amid street demonstrations against the political class. His unstated intention was to be renamed prime minister of a cabinet he could better control, but the plan collapsed in mid-December when Hassan Diab was…

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Russia e Turchia pronte a prendersi la Libia

7/1/20 | 0 | 0 | 206 εμφανίσεις Mauro Indelicato7 GENNAIO 2020  Gli aerei che dovevano accompagnare i ministri degli esteri europei a Tripoli, hanno preso un’altra direzione: nessuna missione, nessun volo verso la Libia, nessun incontro con gli attori più impegnati sul fronte. E quell’operazione diplomatica messa in piedi dal vecchio continente, con l’Italia a fare da testa di ponte, si è trasformata…

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Libia, vertice straordinario a Bruxelles. Di Maio: “Non esiste soluzione militare”. Serraj cerca di riprendere Sirte

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La Republica Luigi Di Maio al vertice dei ministri degli Esteri a Bruxelles (ansa)Ieri l’esercito nazionale libico (Lna) del generale Haftar aveva preso il controllo di Sirte. Le truppe fedeli al generale controllavano venti accessi alla parte orientale di Sirte e il terzo distretto in ordine di grandezza della città 07 gennaio 2020 TRIPOLI – Le milizie…

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Who the Winners Are from America’s Destruction of Iraq and War Against Iran

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MIDDLE EAST Published 2 days ago on January 5, 2020 By Eric Zuesse Americans are unfortunately severely reluctant to disbelieve the lies that normally spew forth from the U.S. Government about foreign countries and especially about foreign countries that it invades or wants to invade. Consider, for examples, the lies that were told against Iraq when…

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Putin’s Federal Assembly Address

7/1/20 | 0 | 0 | 105 εμφανίσεις   Published  21 hours ago  on January 6, 2020 By Kester Kenn Klomegah Every year, Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the Federal Assembly, which is a combined gathering of all members from the Federation Council (Senate), State Duma (House of Representatives) deputies, members of the Government, leaders of the Constitutional Court and Supreme Court, governors from all the regions…

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Trump Admin Bars Top Iranian Diplomat From Entering U.S.

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Huffpost Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had requested a visa to come to address the United Nations Security Council. By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman The Trump administration blocked Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s top diplomat, from entering the United States, Foreign Policy first reported Monday. The diplomat planned to come to the U.S. to address the…

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    "Μακεδονία" της Κυριακής 26 Ιανουαρίου 2020 Του Νίκου Κανέλλου, πρέσβη ε.τ. Το πιο πολύτιμο στοιχείο της σύγχρονης διπλωματίας, με όλη τη τεχνολογία εχθρό και σύμμαχο μαζί, είναι η γενναία πρόβλεψη. Το ΗΒ δεν είναι πάρα μόνο η δυνατή αρχή για την ...


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