Category Archives: Analysis

Tunisia, Revolt and Revolution or Reform. Tackling the Challenges of the Arab Spring Hang-Over

Two years after Tunisia became the first country to undergo regime change and the ousting of President Ben Ali through the phenomenon which was to be doubt “The Arab Spring”, the assassination of the prominent opposition leader Shokri Belaid has … Continue reading

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Kidnapping and Release of Mali Opposition Leader Mariko an additional Chapter of Modo-Colonialism in Africa

Kidnapping and Release of Mali Opposition Leader Mariko an additional Chapter of Modo-Colonialism in Africa Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) After being kidnapped from his party office in Bamako by civilian dressed armed gunmen on 11 February, the presidential candidate and leader … Continue reading

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War in Mali: USAFRICOM Targets China

War in Mali: USAFRICOM Targets China F. William Engdahl  Part I: Africa’s New Thirty Years’ War? Mali at first glance seems a most unlikely place for the NATO powers, led by a neo-colonialist French government of Socialist President Francois Hollande … Continue reading

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Australia’s National Security Paper 2013 Did It Amount To Lost Opportunities?

Australia’s National Security Paper 2013 Did It Amount To Lost Opportunities? Prof Murrey Hunter (The 4th Media) – The policy you have when you don’t have a policy. Australia’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard delivered a statement about the country’s national … Continue reading

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A ‘Kurdish Corridor’ to be set up by the US & Israel

A ‘Kurdish Corridor’ to be set up by the US & Israel By Dr. Doğu Perinçek, Chairman of the Workers’ Party (Turkey).-  Today, the confrontation in the Middle East is taking shape once again around the ‘Kurdish’ corridor. The ‘Kurdish … Continue reading

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Mursi´s Choice: Inclusiveness and Compromise, or Intolerance and Catastrophe.

Mursi´s Choice: Inclusiveness and Compromise, or Intolerance and Catastrophe. The unwillingness of President Mohamed Mursi, the Freedom and Justice Party and the Muslim Brotherhood to engage in open dialog with the opposition continues spiraling Egypt into conflict and instability. Encouraging … Continue reading

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Putting the Squeeze on North Korea: Heightened Tensions threaten Security.

Putting the Squeeze on North Korea: Heightened Tensions threaten Security. Tensions are escalating since North Korea’s launch of a satellite into orbit on December 12, 2012. Overwrought news reports termed the launch a “threat” and a “provocation,” while U.S. National … Continue reading

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