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America, Syria, and the Kurds

On December 5, 2019, Posted by , In Information Reports,Middle East, With No Comments

Written by Caitlin Stock Last month, President Trump announced plans to relocate American troops from the Northern Syrian/Southern Turkish border. Since the withdrawal, Turkey has launched several ground attacks on the border of northern Syria, which is part of the area known internationally as Kurdistan.  The attacks are part of…

WHY THE US SHOULD FEAR CHINESE HYPERSONIC GLIDE VEHICLES AND STEALTH UAVs

On November 22, 2019, Posted by , In Analysis Reports, By ,, , With No Comments

Photos are taken from Joe McDonald. 2019; Trevithick, Joseph. 2019 By: Jeff Bates ANALYSIS Currently there are no defenses against the GJ-11 hypersonic glide vehicle. It is not known how many DF-17s or GJ-11 stealth UAVs are operational, if any.  The US and its allies need to figure out a…

India – Saudi Relationship Strengthening

On November 20, 2019, Posted by , In Analysis Reports, By ,, , With No Comments

Photo: “First Bilateral Naval Exercise in 2020 Will Deepen India-Saudi Arabia Ties.” Hindustan Times, 31 Oct. 2019, https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/first-bilateral-naval-exercise-in-2020-will-deepen-india-saudi-arabia-ties/story-ttPRSGOxpuJgeBFcwPkAeI.html By: Sarah Pearce In late October, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Saudi Arabia to meet with King Salman to discuss oil investment between the two countries. Two important pacts were signed during…

Huawei and Russia: A Strategic Partnership

On November 18, 2019, Posted by , In Europe,Uncategorized, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

In recent months, Russia has been working with Chinese tech company Huawei to bolster its economy and infrastructure. Huawei has been able to leverage its joint venture with Russia to bolster their research and company goals. Huawei’s and Russia’s partnership is mutually beneficial, as Russia does not currently have a…

Reform Proves Difficult in Former Dictatorship Kazakhstan

On November 18, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,, , With No Comments

On October 9, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed a presidential decree granting former president Nursultan Nazabayev power to veto appointees to a majority of government leadership positions (5). This decree forbade Tokayev from unilaterally appointing “cabinet ministers, heads of various security forces and regional governors.” Tokayev will still maintain control…