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Hybrid Wars 5. Breaking the Balkans (V)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Friday, June 3, 2016

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Hybrid Wars 5. Breaking the Balkans (V)

(Please read Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV before this article) The research thus far has thoroughly explained the Hybrid War context in the Balkans and the specific regional vulnerabilities that are ripe to be exploited. This penultimate section will thus briefly elaborate a bit more on each country’s Hybrid War scenarios […]

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Hybrid Wars 4. In the Greater Heartland (III)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Friday, April 8, 2016

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Hybrid Wars 4. In the Greater Heartland (III)

(Please read Part I and Part II prior to this article) Turkmenistan: The threat facing Turkmenistan is less of a Color Revolution than an Unconventional War. The catalyst for this conflict would be a terrorist invasion coming from Afghanistan that unexpectedly sweeps northwards along the Murgab River. Such an offensive doesn’t even have to reach […]

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Great Game & Partitioning Of Syria

By Shelley KASLI (India)

Saturday, March 19, 2016

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Great Game & Partitioning Of Syria

Russia’s decision to greatly reduce its military presence in Syria, coming as it did with little warning, has left the world struggling for explanations. Russia is to maintain a military presence at its naval base in Tartous and at the Khmeymim airbase. In fact Russia is “withdrawing without withdrawing”. The partial withdrawal is seen by […]

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Snagging the Pipelines Cobweb: a checkmate for the US?

By Marco NOCERA (Italy)

Friday, December 11, 2015

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Snagging the Pipelines Cobweb: a checkmate for the US?

The civil war in Syria, the attempts of ousting Bashar Al-Assad from Syrian Government and the consequent formation of new terrorist groups have deep roots and untold causes that have to be investigated, yet. What about their consequences in the near future? US is gambling credibility away in the Syrian conflict. As a matter of […]

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

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Thursday, October 8, 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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Macedonian media: Turkish Stream will be a reality

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Sunday, May 17, 2015

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Macedonian media: Turkish Stream will be a reality

With the help of the local revolutionaries and ethnic terrorists, the West is trying to destabilize Macedonia in order to overthrow the democratically elected government and to withdraw the country from the Balkan (Turkish) Stream. There is a clear and present danger that the US agents would try to initiate street violence during today’s manifestations […]

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Putin has chosen the Middle East over Europe

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

Thursday, December 4, 2014

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Putin has chosen the Middle East over Europe

South Stream has turned into “Turk Stream.” Moscow has decided not to sidestep Ukraine and supply gas to the whining American satellites from Southern Europe, but will instead turn its attentions to its project in Turkey. It’s no terrible fate to get the chance to provide fuel to a rapidly growing economy with a GDP […]

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Turkmenistan as the Three-for-One Staging Ground of Eurasian Destabilization

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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Turkmenistan as the Three-for-One Staging Ground of Eurasian Destabilization

The US and NATO are set to withdraw the majority of their forces from Afghanistan by year’s end (or perhaps be forced to remove them all, leaving the unprepared Afghan authorities to deal with the Taliban terrorist insurgency and a possible government collapse. This isn’t an unintended aftereffect of over a decade of war and […]

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Vladimir Putin: ‘We urgently need to stabilize Ukraine’s economy’

By Vladimir PUTIN (Russia)

Friday, April 11, 2014

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Vladimir Putin: ‘We urgently need to stabilize Ukraine’s economy’

Yesterday the Russian President Vladimir Putin made public his Open letter to European politicians on dire economic situation in Ukraine and urgent need to coordinate an economic assistance package to this nation. We’re publishing the full text of this letter. Ukraine’s economy in the past several months has been plummeting. Its industrial and construction sectors […]

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War against Iran, Iraq AND Syria?

By Pepe ESCOBAR (Brasil)

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

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War against Iran, Iraq AND Syria?

Amidst the incessant rumble in the (Washington) jungle about a possible Obama administration military adventure in Syria, new information has come to light. And what a piece of Pipelineistan information that is. Albawaba Business reported that Iran and Iraq have signed an agreement last Sunday on delivery of 25 mcm per day of Iranian natural […]

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Internal and External Dynamics of Syrian Crisis

By Salman RAFI SHEIKH (Pakistan)

Saturday, May 25, 2013

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Internal and External Dynamics of Syrian Crisis

A wave of dissatisfaction with the incumbent regimes has spread in a number of North African and Middle Eastern Muslim countries. Some have been hard-hit by this wave, some have survived it, and some are still burning under the fire unleashed not merely by people’s discontentment, but also by the geo-political and geo-strategic interests of […]

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Iran, Pakistan, Syria, Qatar: Pipelineistan at work

By Pepe ESCOBAR (Brazil)

Monday, April 15, 2013

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Iran, Pakistan, Syria, Qatar: Pipelineistan at work

Construction is nearing completion on a natural gas pipeline linking Iran and Pakistan, a project that portends a huge geopolitical shift. As regional powers strengthen ties in this key energy market, they’re looking to China, and away from the West. Since the early 2000s, analysts and diplomats across Asia have been dreaming of a future […]

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