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Is Southern Africa About To Be Shaken Up By Hybrid War? (II)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

14. July 2016

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Is Southern Africa About To Be Shaken Up By Hybrid War? (II)

Part I The Hybrid War In Practice Connecting The Three Pieces: Each of the three forces described above have their own specific uses in the US’ destabilization template against Zimbabwe, but on their own, they’re insufficient to produce the desired result. Therefore, the US has consolidated them together via the Color Revolution coordination mechanism and […]

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Is Southern Africa About To Be Shaken Up By Hybrid War? (I)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

14. July 2016

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Is Southern Africa About To Be Shaken Up By Hybrid War? (I)

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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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (III)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

1. July 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (III)

(Please read Part I and Part II prior to this article) The research has thus far extrapolated on Southeast Asia’s global economic importance and the most relevant points in its recent history, which therefore set the appropriate situational backdrop for grasping ASEAN’s geostrategic significance. The region plays a critical role in facilitating China’s international trade […]

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BRICS, multipolarity and membership: the 100-200 million club

By Kristian GIRLING (UK)

20. April 2016

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BRICS, multipolarity and membership: the 100-200 million club

Introduction Since 2010 the BRICS grouping has developed as a focus of organisation among emerging regional and international powers. That it has come to in existence is indicative of a broader shift towards a multipolar world in international affairs. The success of BRICS so far other than as a novel attempt at reorientation of states […]

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EU To Burundi: Regime Change Trumps Anti-Terror Help

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

30. March 2016

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EU To Burundi: Regime Change Trumps Anti-Terror Help

The EU has stepped up its behind-the-scenes role in organizing regime change in Burundi by taking the dramatic step to cut most of its funding for the country’s anti-terror contingent in Somalia, this according to the latest exclusive report from Reuters. Burundi provides nearly a quarter of the 22,000 African Union (AU) troops stationed in […]

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Hybrid Wars 3. Predicting Next Hybrid Wars

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

18. March 2016

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Hybrid Wars 3. Predicting Next Hybrid Wars

(Please read Part I and Part II prior to this article) Theoretical Review Identifying The Targets: The first two parts of the series introduced new concepts to the Hybrid War theory and successfully tested them on the Syrian and Ukrainian cases. This proved that a certain methodology does in fact exist for explaining and analyzing […]

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East Africa’s Problems Might Spoil Its Silk Road Dreams

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

9. February 2016

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East Africa’s Problems Might Spoil Its Silk Road Dreams

Whether it’s Al Shabaab, Burundi, or Zanzibar, a handful of regional issues are lining up to undermine East Africa’s stability and offset the most ambitious series of integrational projects in the continent’s history. The five-nation East African Community (EAC) of Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania plans to transition into a formal federation sometime in […]

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“The New Middle East”: Russian Style (IIA)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

8. October 2015

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“The New Middle East”: Russian Style (IIA)

(Please read Part I before this article) The first part of the article touched upon the defining elements that constitute the paradigm shift created by the Coalition of the Righteous (COR), so it’s time to examine the geopolitical consequences of this game-changing development. Each observation deals either with an analyzed observation or a forecasted scenario, […]

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Summer of Summits and Russia’s Grand Geo-Economic Strategy (II)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

7. September 2015

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Summer of Summits and Russia’s Grand Geo-Economic Strategy (II)

(Please read Part I before this article in order to acquire the proper background context as pertaining to the forums and summits) The Southern Shift This is the future economic phase which Russia is currently preparing for, and it’s essentially the full activation of the multipolar network-centric policy that’s been steadily advanced through the Eurasian […]

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The Multipolar Network-Centric Policy Of The Eurasian Union

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

26. December 2014

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The Multipolar Network-Centric Policy Of The Eurasian Union

Russia’s vision of the Eurasian Union is one in which it sits at the center of an interconnected supercontinent, with Moscow taking the initiative in bringing all sides closer together for their joint and multivectoral benefit. The West’s confrontation with Russia and the New Cold War may actually have been a blessing in disguise, as […]

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Brisbane – A show of Western weakness

By Jan OBERG (Sweden)

19. November 2014

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Brisbane – A show of Western weakness

No matter what you may think of Putin and Russia this is simply not the way international politics should be conducted, particularly not at the personal level. If it wasn’t an offence to children, one would aptly characterize it as childish behavior. Western leaders ignored a brilliant opportunity to meet face-to-face with Vladimir Putin and […]

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Boko Haram and Nigeria – an analysis

By Thomas HORNALL (UK)

4. November 2014

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Boko Haram and Nigeria – an analysis

We often find ourselves cruelly reminded of the primacy of ‘news values’. Last September, up to 50 male students at a college in northeast Nigeria were slaughtered: many burned alive, those fleeing drowned in showers of bullets. The news was reported by a few wires. Again in February, 59 boys were locked in Buni Yadi College and […]

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