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Month: December 2019

Languishing at the Bottom of Yemen’s Ladder By ROBERT F. WORTH FEB. 27, 2008

SANA, Yemen — By day, they sweep the streets of the Old City, ragged, dark-skinned men in orange jump suits. By night, they retreat to fetid slums on the edge of town. They are known as “Al Akhdam” — the servants. Set apart by their African features, they form a kind of hereditary caste at …

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Gulf Pulse: Who is responsible for the new wave of killings in Aden? By Naseh Shaker December 16, 2019

SANAA, Yemen — While Yemen’s southern city of Aden had been witnessing relative calm after separatists took control of the city in August, that changed after the Riyadh Agreement was signed Nov. 5 between the internationally recognized government of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi and the Southern Transitional Council (STC) as a new wave of killings engulfed the city.  The …

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Re; Trump’s White nationalist (Supremacy) AGENDA. By Prof.Dr. Bischara Ali Egal

Re; Trump’s White nationalist (Supremacy) GENDA. The president of US has the past four days shown the world how racist he and his great nation have fallen from grace. He attacked four progressive congresswomen of color from the Democratic Party whom he directed his ugly, vicious, and vile vitriol at: Alexandria Ocassio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar …

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Turkey Pulse: Is Turkey about to lose its only ally in the Gulf? by Pinar Tremblay December 13, 2019

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently traveled to Qatar on his first visit to an Arab country since the start of Ankara’s Syria offensive. Erdogan met Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha Nov. 25 for the fifth meeting of the Turkey-Qatar High Strategic Council. Ankara celebrated the meeting as a step …

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U.S. Bureaucratic Blunder Could Cost Somalia Desperately Needed Debt ReliefU.S. ambassador considers resigning over the issue, which could harm U.S. anti-terrorism mission and aid programs there, officials say. By Robbie Gramer, Keith Johnson | December 11, 2019, 3:47 PM

An international push to secure sorely needed debt relief for Somalia may be derailed because of a bureaucratic blunder in Washington, undercutting long-standing efforts to stabilize one of Africa’s least developed and most conflict-plagued countries.  The issue has so alarmed some U.S. officials that the U.S. ambassador to the East African country is quietly considering …

U.S. Bureaucratic Blunder Could Cost Somalia Desperately Needed Debt ReliefU.S. ambassador considers resigning over the issue, which could harm U.S. anti-terrorism mission and aid programs there, officials say. By Robbie Gramer, Keith Johnson | December 11, 2019, 3:47 PM Read More »

UNSC Resolution 2498 (2019) The extension of Arms Sanctions on Somalia A threat to somali security and existence as a nation-state. By Dr. Bischara A. EGAL

UNSC Resolution 2498 (2019) The extension of Arms Sanctions on Somalia  A threat to somali security and existence as a nation-state. By Dr. Bischara A. EGAL  On November 15, 2019 the UN security Council extended the illegal, immoral and racist 27 years of  arms sanctions on Somalia which was in effect since 1992. Through a …

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US foreign policy towards the horn of africa 1970-80 by Prof. Ioannis Mantzikos

 .A Greek political scientist who specializes on the Horn of Africa examines the genesis of U.S. involvement in Somalia in the 1970s.-The Editor U. S. policy in the Horn of Africa during the 1970’s was marked by the constraints posed by the international environment. The “twin pillar” policy formulated by the Nixon administration, and later …

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