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Israel and Its Unlikely Arab Friends
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Israel and Its Unlikely Arab Friends
April 20, 2021

In 2020, Israel, supported by the United States, began a diplomatic offensive in the Arab world. The goal is evident: containing Iran. As U.S. author Eric Margolis writes, the countries that sign peace agreements with Israel, are “so frightened of neighboring Iran that they would happily have opted for Israeli rule rather than welcome the angry, unforgiving Iranians”.

The U.S. Just Blackmailed Sudan
October 28, 2020

The recent announcement that Washington would be lifting U.S. sanctions on Sudan in return for Sudan’s normalization with Israel is a case study of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East.

The U.S. Just Blackmailed Sudan
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Tectonic Shift in North Africa Puts Washington in Passenger’s Seat
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Tectonic Shift in North Africa Puts Washington in Passenger’s Seat
April 30, 2019

The Trump administration is clearly a spectator to the rapidly unfolding changes in North Africa. The winds of change across the Sahel and Maghreb regions are also beginning to be felt further south in sub-Saharan Africa.

Sudanese President Visits Russia: Seeking Protection from the United States
November 25, 2017

According to President al-Bashir, Sudan could serve as a gateway to Africa for Russia. Khartoum is looking forward to cooperation with Moscow in oil exploration, transport and agriculture.

Sudanese President Visits Russia: Seeking Protection from the United States
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2015 AU Summit Wound Up in Johannesburg: Meetings on the Sidelines and Afterthoughts
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2015 AU Summit Wound Up in Johannesburg: Meetings on the Sidelines and Afterthoughts
June 19, 2015

The African Union (AU) summit took place on June 7-15 in Johannesburg. It was the most intriguing and fruitful meeting in many years. African leaders made a big step on the way to economic integration as Africa is turning into an international entity…

What is Germany’s Interest in South Sudan?
January 16, 2014

…Berlin’s policy regarding Sudan should generally be in keeping with the policies of Washington and London, namely: the partition of a formerly united country and the separation of South Sudan should not just mean the separation of a large area with considerable strategic importance from Khartoum, but also a change in the ownership of a significant part of Sudan’s oil resources. In this instance, the interests of Germany, the US and Great Britain are the same – these Western powers are eager to «protect» East Africa from penetration by China…

What is Germany’s Interest in South Sudan?
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Yinon’s Revenge? A Panoramic of Chaos in the Arab World
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Yinon’s Revenge? A Panoramic of Chaos in the Arab World
August 25, 2013

The Middle East and North Africa have been turned into an arc of instability all the way from Iraq and the Persian Gulf to Libya and Tunisia. Chaos and violence seem to be in almost every corner of the Arab World and the Middle East. The bloodletting does not seem to stop… The current upheavals actually have a resounding resemblance to the objectives of the Yinon Plan of 1982, named after its author Oded Yinon from the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which calls for the fracturing of North Africa and the Middle East… It is a continuation of the colonial project of the British in the region and has been transmitted to American foreign policy, which explains the views of the neocons and Ralph Peters about the «New Middle East» that they seek…

Hydropolitics Propel Balkanization
June 8, 2013

Wherever there are reports of melting glaciers and a future of diminished water resources, there is an increasing Balkanization of nation-states. Those who manipulate world events for maximum profit understand that it is much easier to control water resources if one is dealing with a multitude of warring and jealous mini-states than it is to deal with a regional power…

Hydropolitics Propel Balkanization
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