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21. December 2016

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Envoy killed in a ‘parallel universe’

The Russian ambassador was killed in Ankara on the evening of Dec. 19 .  The killer, a 22-year-old Turkish graduate of the police academy who had been fired in July after being deemed untrustworthy, fired 11 bullets into the ambassador’s back as he finished addressing the attendees at the opening of the Russia Through Turkish […]

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30. April 2017

The Russian Hawaii

By Vladimir ANSHUKOV (Ukraine)

The Russian Hawaii

The first European explorers reached these heavenly volcanic islands in the middle of the Pacific Ocean at the end of the 18th century. One, the famous British voyager James Cook, also found his final resting place there. As a direct consequence of this “contact with civilization,” a local chieftain named Kamehameha (sometimes spelled Tamehameha) proclaimed […]

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29. April 2017

The first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency in military terms

By Vladimir KOZIN (Russia)

The first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency in military terms

April 29 marks the 100th day in office of Donald Trump – a man who, unlike many of his predecessors in recent decades, lacks any practical experience serving in the government’s executive or legislative branches, or even in the military. This 45th US president – whose bid for office was supported by military officials and […]

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7. April 2017

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Hybrid War Can Wreak Havoc Across West Africa (IV)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Hybrid War Can Wreak Havoc Across West Africa (IV)

Part 1, Part II, Part III The last chapter of the Hybrid War research, not just for West Africa but the entire continent, deals with its largest country, Nigeria. This federal republic, as it’s officially called, has the largest population of any African country at over 175 million people, thus bestowing it with limitless economic […]

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31. March 2017

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Hybrid War Can Wreak Havoc Across West Africa (III)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Hybrid War Can Wreak Havoc Across West Africa (III)

Part 1, Part II To continue with analyzing the countries around Nigeria’s periphery, it’s now time to turn the research’s focus over to Cameroon, one of the most stable and relatively prosperous countries in all of Africa. Despite being home to more than 240 separate ethno-linguistic groups, Cameroon avoided the destructive tribal violence of its […]

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24. March 2017

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Hybrid War Can Wreak Havoc Across West Africa (II)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Hybrid War Can Wreak Havoc Across West Africa (II)

The first of the four main countries to be explored in the West Africa Hybrid War analysis is Chad, the sparsely populated state located at the trilateral crossroads between West-North-Central Africa. A cursory glance at the map reveals the geostrategic significance of this country, but it also misleadingly presents it as a desert-strewn state in […]

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17. March 2017

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Hybrid War Can Wreak Havoc Across West Africa (I)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Hybrid War Can Wreak Havoc Across West Africa (I)

The last part of the African continent to be analyzed in the Hybrid War vulnerability study is its western core region around Nigeria. This part of Africa is significant for many reasons, not least of which are its demographic and energy potential. Nigeria importantly sits at the juncture of what observers traditionally delineate as West […]

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11. March 2017

Analyzing Austria’s “Refugee”/Immigrant Proposal For The EU Periphery

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Analyzing Austria’s “Refugee”/Immigrant Proposal For The EU Periphery

The Austrians recently called on the Western Balkans, Georgia, and Egypt to build “refugee”/immigrant centers for processing and potentially indefinitely housing the hundreds of thousands of non-Western individuals that are streaming into the EU. Mr. Sebastian Kurz told the German Bild am Sonntag newspaper that “It is not that important where exactly they [the centers] […]

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10. March 2017

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Hybrid Wars 8. South Sudan’s Total Collapse Could Destroy Central And Eastern Africa

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Hybrid Wars 8. South Sudan’s Total Collapse Could Destroy Central And Eastern Africa

The Failed State Belt The second-last African region under Hybrid War study is the Failed State Belt of South Sudan and the Central African Republic (CAR), which together form a black hole of chaos in the North-Central part of the continent. These states weren’t always the disorderly and dysfunctional, but were made so because of […]

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24. February 2017

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Hybrid Wars 8. China, Cobalt, And The US’ Color Revolution Plans For The Congo

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Hybrid Wars 8. China, Cobalt, And The US’ Color Revolution Plans For The Congo

China secured one of the most important deals of this century so far, and it’s the $2.65 billion that it paid for the Tenke mine in the southeastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC, or hereafter referred to simply as the Congo) at the end of May. The Financial Times has an […]

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17. February 2017

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Hybrid Wars 8. Is Southern Africa About To Be Shaken Up?

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Hybrid Wars 8. Is Southern Africa About To Be Shaken Up?

Commonly thought of as a bastion of peace and stability in the continent ever since the turn of the century, the southern part of Africa is once more returning to the spotlight of global attention. Zimbabwean officials have alleged that the American and French embassies are behind the latest Color Revolution commotion in the country, […]

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16. February 2017

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Trump and the “Ruskies”

By Leftist Critic

Trump and the “Ruskies”

Recent days in US politics almost seem like a plot out of a Hollywood movie, except that they are happening and have real consequences. After Gen. Mike Flynn was ousted from his post as National Security Advisor, for daring to speak to the Russians, possibly about sanctions, but also possibly not, tensions by Russophobic politicians […]

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14. February 2017

Who is afraid of peace in Afghanistan?

By Amb. M. K. BHADRAKUMAR (India)

Who is afraid of peace in Afghanistan?

The six-nation conference on Afghanistan due to be held in Moscow on Wednesday – including Russia, China, India, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan – is already in the US’ crosshairs. A Voice of America commentary has accused that by taking this initiative, “Russia is more interested in undermining the United States than in solving the regional […]

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