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Hybrid Wars 8. In The Horn Of Africa (IIB)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

2. December 2016

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Hybrid Wars 8. In The Horn Of Africa (IIB)

The first part of the research on the Horn of Africa described the regional state-to-state political dynamics, and now it’s time to delve into each country more in depth in order to acquire a heightened sense of their strategic positions. This will enable the final section about the Hybrid War vulnerabilities in the region to […]

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Hybrid Wars 8. In The Horn Of Africa (IIA)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

25. November 2016

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Hybrid Wars 8. In The Horn Of Africa (IIA)

Please read Introduction, Part IA and IB before this chapter. The Horn of Africa has the second most globally geostrategic location on the continent behind North Africa, straddling the commercially vital Red Sea and providing international access to the world’s fastest-growing economy of Ethiopia.  In this sense, the coastal states acquire a dual maritime and […]

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Macedonian Media: Ruling Party About To Win Over Western Mercenaries

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

24. November 2016

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Macedonian Media: Ruling Party About To Win Over Western Mercenaries

We are publishing the exclusive English source of the interview given by the American political analyst Andrew Korybko to the Macedonian NetPress agency. He speaks about the forthcoming early parliamentary elections to be held in Macedonia on 11 December 2016 which are likely to be won by the ruling VMRO party of Nikola Gruevski, the […]

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Hybrid Wars 8. Strategies Against Africa (IB)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

18. November 2016

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Hybrid Wars 8. Strategies Against Africa (IB)

Please read Introduction and Part IA before this chapter. Financial, Customs, And Economic Institutions Other than the divisive military-security perspective and ‘dark scenario’ forecasting that’s been hitherto applied for understanding African geopolitics, there’s also the more unifying and positive approach of analyzing the continent’s financial, economic, and integrative institutions. Financial Institutions: Africa is home to […]

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Hybrid Wars 8. Strategies Against Africa (IA)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

11. November 2016

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Hybrid Wars 8. Strategies Against Africa (IA)

The introductory text prefaced the general concepts that the author will be extrapolating on further in the research, and now that the basics of the overall analytical foundation and the contours of the reference map are out of the way, it’s time to begin exploring the influence of hegemonic and institutional regionalism on African geopolitics, […]

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Hybrid Wars 8. Strategies Against Africa – Introduction

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

4. November 2016

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Hybrid Wars 8. Strategies Against Africa – Introduction

The most colonized and exploited continent in the history of the world is once more the center of global competition, albeit this time the form of rivalry between the Great Powers has taken on a much more nuanced, though no less intense, form. The US, France, and their unipolar allies want to retain Africa as […]

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Reassessing The Reasons For The Failed Turkish Coup Attempt

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

21. October 2016

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Reassessing The Reasons For The Failed Turkish Coup Attempt

It’s been a little over 3 months since some rogue members of the Turkish military failed to oust President Erdogan in their spectacular coup attempt last July, and the passage of time has allowed many analysts to more calmly assess what happened during this dramatic time and fully investigate its origins. This review aims to […]

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (IV)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

14. October 2016

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (IV)

(Please read Part I, Part II, and Part III prior to this article) The research has exhaustively explained all of the relevant Hybrid War variables in Myanmar, and will now transition to its final section in forecasting the various scenario branches that this type of conflict could take. Before proceeding, it’s useful to refresh the […]

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (III)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

13. October 2016

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (III)

(Please read Part I and Part II prior to this article) Neophytes might understandably feel intimidated when they begin delving deep into Myanmar’s internal complexities, finding out firsthand why the country’s civil war is perhaps the world’s most difficult to comprehend. There’s an overwhelming amount of information available about the ethnic and military situation inside […]

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (II)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

12. October 2016

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (II)

(Please read Part I prior to this article) The Unipolar Transition Structural And Social Preconditioning: Although the Saffron Revolution failed in achieving its regime change goals, what it did succeed in was sending an ominous warning sign to the Myanmar generals of the sort of destabilization scenarios that they could expect in the coming future […]

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (I)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

11. October 2016

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (I)

The last ASEAN country to be studied within the book is Myanmar, which is by far the most susceptible of the entire bunch to Hybrid War. Truth be told, it’s been experiencing some form or another of Hybrid War since its independence in 1948, although this mostly took the form of Unconventional Warfare prior to […]

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The “Deep State” And Political Transitions In “National Democracies”

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

30. September 2016

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The “Deep State” And Political Transitions In “National Democracies”

There are a multitude of governance models across the world, but they can all be divided into one of two broad categories – “Western Democracy” or “National Democracy”. The first one is exemplified by the political systems in the US and most of the EU (with Hungary and increasingly Poland being notable exceptions), while the […]

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