Eurasia

What’s behind the attacks on ships in the Red Sea

For years, a Yemen-based Islamist group called the Houthis have periodically attacked ships traversing the Bab el-Mandeb Strait at the opening of the Red Sea. These attacks were focused on Saudi or Emirati vessels, typically carrying medical supplies, weapons, or oil, and they occurred during flare-ups in the ongoing conflict …

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A Resolution to the Transnistria Conflict Is More Distant Than Ever

The de facto state of Transnistria and its dispute with Moldova has always been a peripheral matter for the international community. Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, it has faded even further into the background. When Azerbaijan established full control over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh in September 2023, the post-Soviet …

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India’s Arms Sales To Armenia Aim To Assist Yerevan’s Clumsy Balancing Act

Unlike the US and France, which are taking the lead in the West’s efforts to lure Armenia away from Russia for regional divide-and-rule purposes, neither India nor Iran believes that their actions in correspondingly exporting such wares to Armenia and facilitating them destabilize the region. The West exploited Azerbaijan’s back-to-back …

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The World Is at War

[Senator JD] Vance has apparently not heard of World War II, which did not end with a negotiation either in Europe or the Pacific. Leaders, officials, and legislators across the political spectrum have gone crazy, thinking their crowd-pleasing but truly awful ideas, if implemented, will have no consequences. [Biden] is …

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Increased Russian-Iranian Defense Cooperation Poses Threat To Ukraine And The West – Analysis

On November 28, Iranian state media reported that Tehran had finalized a long-awaited deal with Russia to procure Sukhoi Su-35 fighters jets, attack helicopters, and military trainer aircraft. Although some sources dubbed the announcement as another round of government speculation, Iranian Deputy Defense Minister General Mahdi Farahi confirmed the reports …

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Georgia’s Twelve European Labors – Analysis

It’s official. The European Union formally let Georgia into the reception area for prospective members. A summit of European leaders endorsed on December 14 a proposal to put the country on the EU membership waiting list, prompting grand celebrations. But the real work for getting out of the post-Soviet woods …

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Daily Jihad in France

From the murder of Sébastien Sellam in 2003 to that of Mireille Knoll in 2018, all murders of Jews in France have been committed by radicalized Muslims. Shouting “we are coming to kill white people”, they attacked, murdering Thomas Perotto, aged 17, who had his throat slit. Seventeen other people …

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Ahmed Siam Killed: 5 Points On Hamas Commander Who Held 1,000 Hostages

The Israeli military claimed it killed a senior Hamas commander in an airstrike, who was responsible for holding approximately 1,000 people and patients as hostages in a Gaza hospital. In a tweet posted on X, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said that Ahmed Siam was also responsible for preventing the …

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The hostilities in south Lebanon have driven tens of thousands of local residents to flee to the northern areas

Hezbollah joined the fighting against Israel on October 8, 2023, the day after Operation Iron Swords began,[2] and opened a front on Israel’s northern border, attacking IDF posts and military crews along the border. The IDF has responded by firing artillery at the sources of the rocket attacks and by …

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L’Afrique reste un continent de rivalités militaires

Le recul de la France s’accompagne d’une implantation russe mais aussi d’un maintien de la présence américaine. Tandis que la Chine pourrait avoir une base navale en Afrique de l’Ouest. Le 30 mai 2016, la 601e réunion du Conseil Paix et Sécurité de l’Union africaine (UA) aurait pu être une …

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