hirty years ago, in December 1991, the leaders of Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine came together in a Belarusian hunting lodge, Belavezha, and signed the treaties that formally ended the Soviet Union.
hen you’ve been punched in the face, it’s a good idea to gather your wits before returning to the fray.
They are both writers and also cheerleaders for military interventions and, often, for frivolous wars.
The aid package includes $1 billion for the budget of fiscal year 2018 and $195 million, which was originally allocated for the previous fiscal year.
n January 2020, a military strike by the United States assassinated Qasem Soleimani, the former commander of the elite Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, then deputy head of an Iraqi paramilitary organization known as the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMU).
virtual summit for democracy was held on December 9-10, 2021, upon the invitation of the United States.
The latest sign of this is the huge security operation that was deployed against the January 14 demonstration in the center of the capital, Tunis, and which prevented the demonstrators from entering Avenue Habib Bourguiba, or “Revolution Street” as it is called by the regime opponents.
or India’s religious minorities, 2021 has been described a “year of fear” and “annus horribilis,” after the country experienced an unprecedented level of communal violence, but what makes the previous year stand out from others during the Narendra Modi era is the way in which Christians have come under increasing pressure and attack.
o understand the changing structure of global intelligence, we must keep the following concepts and terminology in mind: technology-centered development, the increasing cyber espionage capacity of intelligence services, the developing relations between intelligence services and private intelligence companies, new-generation threats and risks that emerge with the rise of social media, open-source intelligence (OSINT) collection methods, and the concept of intelligence diplomacy.
A number of concluded commercial deals and signed contracts are clear evidence of the increasing imports and exports.
he year 2021 has witnessed an escalated tension in the Middle Eastern and European security complexes.
n article by Gideon Rachman in the Financial Times last July is a prime example of western intelligentsia’s limited understanding of China’s unhindered rise as a superpower.
ime flies when it comes to the rapidly developing sequence of events in Libya.