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The Economic Entrails at the Heart of the ‘Deal of the Century’
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The Economic Entrails at the Heart of the ‘Deal of the Century’
June 25, 2019

The Kushner – Trump ‘Deal’, in respect to the integration of Israel into the regional energy economy seems destined to draw the same skepticism and distrust, as does the ‘Deal’s’ other parts.

New Alliance Emerges in Eastern Mediterranean to Reshape Regional Security Landscape
September 7, 2018

The emerging alliance of the US and the three Eastern Mediterranean states is a force to be reckoned with at a time when NATO is facing serious challenges to its unity.

New Alliance Emerges in Eastern Mediterranean to Reshape Regional Security Landscape
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Russia’s Navy Establishes Permanent Presence in Mediterranean Sea
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Russia’s Navy Establishes Permanent Presence in Mediterranean Sea
May 20, 2018

Like it or not, the Mediterranean Sea has ceased to be a “NATO Lake” dominated by US 6th Fleet. American vessels don’t own these waters anymore.

Gas Games in the Eastern Mediterranean are Threatening Europe
August 26, 2017

The European Commission is offering European consumers the so-called Southern Gas Corridor, which provides for the supply, in particular, of Azerbaijani and Central Asian gas along the Turkey–Greece–Italy route. The project’s potential participants have their own interests, however, and are divided by long-standing antagonisms that are turning the corridor into a military and political delayed-action mine.

Gas Games in the Eastern Mediterranean are Threatening Europe
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The New Silk Road Will Go Through Syria
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The New Silk Road Will Go Through Syria
July 14, 2017

Amid the proverbial doom and gloom pervading all things Syria, the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune sometimes yield, well, good fortune.

Admiral Grigorovich State-of-the-Art Frigate Joins Russia’s Mediterranean Task Force
November 9, 2016

Admiral Grigorovich, the most modern frigate of the Russian Navy, has joined the Russian naval task force deployed near Syria’s shore. She arrived off the Syrian coast on November 4, adding to the Russian naval capability in the Mediterranean, including the Admiral Kuznetsov battle group. The arrival heralds a significant enhancement of the operation against terrorists…

<i>Admiral Grigorovich</i> State-of-the-Art Frigate Joins Russia’s Mediterranean Task Force
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Russian New MiG-29K Ship-Based Fighter to Be Battle Tested in Syria
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Russian New MiG-29K Ship-Based Fighter to Be Battle Tested in Syria
October 31, 2016

The Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov is on its way to Syria. It’ll be its first-ever combat deployment and the first battle test of its MiG-29K (Fulcrum-D) fighters…

Down to the Seas in Confrontation
October 30, 2016

Over a century ago the English poet John Masefield wrote that «I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky / And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by», but it is doubtful he would express such sentiments in this age, because he would probably find it difficult to avoid one of America’s dozen enormous Carrier Strike Groups or nine equally large Amphibious Ready Groups which roam and dominate the seas and the skies above them by flaunting US military power in all quarters of the globe. 

Down to the Seas in Confrontation
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