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Month: January 2021

Trump Exits Somalia Written by Dr. Binoy KAMPMARK on 07/12/2020 Oriental Review.org

These are things that might have been done earlier. During the last, flickering days of the Trump administration, activity is being witnessed across countries which have a US troop presence. Numbers are being reduced. Security wonks are getting the jitters. Is the imperium shrinking? Will President elect Joe Biden wake up and reverse the trend? …

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What is the UAE doing on the Yemeni island of Socotra? by TRT 1 Sep 2020

https://www.trtworld.com/magazine/what-is-the-uae-doing-on-the-yemeni-island-of-socotra-39385 The Gulf kingdom reportedly leased the island and uses it as one of the nerve centres of its vast spying network. The oil-rich kingdom of the UAE, which has of late earned the distinction of conducting itself as a rogue state, has seized control of the Yemeni island of Socotra, a key archipelago located near …

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The Geostrategy of Straits: Hormuz and Bab al-Mandeb Security of navigation and port security are becoming an economic priority for all players in the Gulf. by Eleonora Ardemagni 19 March 2019

https://www.eni.com/en-IT/global-energy-scenarios/strait-hormuz.html   Maritime straits, or chokepoints, have always been vital for international trade and security and now play a key role in the new geostrategic competition taking place in the Persian Gulf. The Strait of Hormuz, which links the Persian Gulf with the Indian Ocean, is still one of the major hotspots in the Middle …

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The Two Faces Of The US Empire By Caitlin Johnstone, January 17, 2021 “Information Clearing House”

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/56201.htm The Biden/Harris inauguration event is going to be a star-studded celebration spanning an unprecedented five days, a giddy orgy of excitement at a murderous oligarchic empire having a new face behind the front desk after promising wealthy donors that nothing will fundamentally change. This comes at a time when Americans are now reporting that they …

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Political Activity Of American Muslims As A Form Of Protest Against Islamophobia 8 January 2021, by By Denis Korkodinov

http://oneworld.press/?module=articles&action=view&id=1861 Political Activity Of American Muslims As A Form Of Protest Against Islamophobia 8 January 2021 It is Islamophobia that served as a kind of “trigger” for the American followers of Islam to begin to independently seek the protection of their rights and freedoms as a protest. The new US President Joe Biden, upon coming …

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Samantha Power at the helm of USAID should set off alarm bells globally as Obama’s deadly foreign policy returns for an encore By Helen Buyniski ; 13 Jan, 2021

President-elect Joe Biden has rounded out his hyper-belligerent cabinet with Obama enabler Samantha Power, whose infamous ‘responsibility to protect’ doctrine freed that president to bomb seven countries – a post-WWII-record. Power has officially been tapped as head of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), a soft-power cutout allegedly used by US intelligence to enact …

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Exporting ideas Iran in Africa: Ideology comes at the expense of diplomacy and business By Sara Saïdi, on Thursday, 7 January 2021

https://www.theafricareport.com/57225/iran-in-africa-ideology-comes-at-the-expense-of-diplomacy-and-business/?utm_source=newsletter_tar_daily&utm_campaign=newsletter_tar_daily_08_01_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_content=top_stories_article_4 Iran in Africa: Ideology comes at the expense of diplomacy and business By Sara Saïdi Posted on Thursday, 7 January 2021 17:46 Tohid Afzali (R), head of the political department from the Iranian embassy in Kenya, and Mahmoud Majlesain Cultural counsellor from the Iranian embassy in Kenya attend a news conference at Iran’s cultural …

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U.S. airstrikes in Somalia kill three al-Shabab extremists By Ed Adamczyk, january 4, 2021

https://www.upi.com/Defense-News/2021/01/04/US-airstrikes-in-Somalia-kill-three-al-Shabab-extremists/6641609780595/ U.S. airstrikes in Somalia kill three al-Shabab extremists By  Ed Adamczyk U.S. forces, seen here embarking fort East Africa, killed three members of the al-Shabab extremist group in Jan. 1 airstrikes in Somalia. Photo courtesy of U.S. Africa Command Jan. 4 (UPI) — U.S. airstrikes in Somalia killed three members of the al-Shabab extremist …

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https://www.trtworld.com/magazine/is-the-uae-trying-to-irk-turkey-with-its-eastmed-move-42870 BY Saad Hassan

The Gulf state joins the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum which has excluded Turkey. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has joined a regional alliance centred around exploiting gas reserves in the eastern half of the Mediterranean Sea as the Gulf state’s interventionist foreign policy faces setbacks elsewhere in the Middle East. In mid-December, UAE, an oil …

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THE EXPANSION OF MILITARY BASES IN THE HORN OF AFRICA: ANALYSIS OF ITS CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES TO ETHIOPIA’S POLICY IN THE REGION byADDIS ABABA UNIVERSITYCOLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE AND INTERNATIONALRELATIONSTHE EXPANSION OF MILITARY BASES IN THE HORN OF AFRICA: ANALYSIS OF ITS CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES TO ETHIOPIA’S POLICY IN THE REGIONBYESRAEL YOHANNESJune, 2018 ADDIS ABABA

THE EXPANSION OF MILITARY BASES IN THE HORN OF AFRICA: ANALYSIS OF ITS CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES TO ETHIOPIA’S POLICY IN THE REGION Esrael Yohannes 2018, THE EXPANSION OF MILITARY BASES IN THE HORN OF AFRICA: ANALYSIS OF ITS CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES TO ETHIOPIA’S POLICY IN THE REGION 477 Views 135 Pages 1 File ▾ Strategy (Military Science), …

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