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America and Iran Enter a New Phase of Outright Aggression

On February 20, 2020, Posted by , In Information Reports,Middle East, By ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on America and Iran Enter a New Phase of Outright Aggression

Author: Jordin Annett For the past few decades, Iran and the United States have been locked in a political dance in which both states attempted to control the domestic, regional, and international politics of the Middle East. From the US using its allies to implement strong-arm tactics, like sanctions against…

How the PRC’s Newest IRBM Threatens American Military Power in the Pacific

On January 25, 2020, Posted by , In Analysis Reports,Asia,Information Reports,OSINT, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on How the PRC’s Newest IRBM Threatens American Military Power in the Pacific

DF-26’s Threat and Capabilities The range, speed, and accuracy of the Dongfeng-26 (DF-26), the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) newest intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM), threatens Joint Region Marianas, where Naval Base Guam and Andersen Air Force Base (AFB) are located.[1] Unlike previous ballistic missiles developed by the PRC—which threatened American…

Turkey, the Kurds, and the US

On January 8, 2020, Posted by , In Middle East, With Comments Off on Turkey, the Kurds, and the US

By Amanda Gach Background Turkey and the United States have been allies since World War I. Turkish-US alliance was essential during the Cold War and Turkey is a key NATO partner today. For decades, Turkey has been fighting against the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which is deemed a Marxist-separatist guerrilla…

Italy’s Counterterrorism Strategy – A Stroke of Fortune or an Example to Europe?

On December 12, 2019, Posted by , In Europe,Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Italy’s Counterterrorism Strategy – A Stroke of Fortune or an Example to Europe?

“Aside from a small number of low-level plots either thwarted or failed, there have not been any successful terrorist attacks on Italian soil since 9/11, a trend that has remained true since the rise of the self-proclaimed Islamic State in 2014” (Vidino 2017). Why is this the case? Why has…

Tbilisi’s Political Woes Continue

On December 12, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Tbilisi’s Political Woes Continue

Protests in Tbilisi ignited in Juneafter Russian lawmaker Sergei Gavrilov, deputy of the Russian State Duma, sat in the Georgian parliamentary speaker’s seat and addressed the audience in Russian. Protesters were not only angry about the Kremlin’s overreach into Georgia, but also with the Georgian Dream Party, which protesters claim…