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Sweden And Finland Have Formally Applied To Join NATO

Sweden And Finland Have Formally Applied To Join NATO

Sweden and Finland have formally…

Political Crisis Could Thwart Georgia’s Bid For EU Membership

Political Crisis Could Thwart Georgia’s Bid For EU Membership

Political backsliding and “deteriorating relations”…

Geopolitics

Irregular Warfare Causing the Coalition to Rethink its Entire Approach in Afghanistan

Jul 13, 2010 at 12:09 | Open Democracy

The ability of Iran’s military to learn from experience and become adept in irregular warfare echoes that of insurgents in Iraq and Afghanistan. It also presents the United States with…

Will Afghanistan’s $1 Trillion of Minerals Secure Foreign Investment

Jul 12, 2010 at 03:39 | ISN Security Watch

In mid-June, an article in the New York Times revealed to the world something that many Afghans already knew: Afghanistan sits on about $1 trillion-worth of minerals. Afghans are now…

Impact of Iran Sanctions Legislation: An Energy Perspective

Jul 09, 2010 at 03:57 | Defense and Foreign Affairs

Q:  Two weeks ago, the US House and Senate both overwhelmingly approved legislation (HR 2194) authorizing the president to sanction businesses that supply Iran with refined petroleum products or help…

Is Myanmar Working With North Korea on a Nuclear Weapons Program?

Jul 08, 2010 at 02:29 | Frank O'Donnell

Evidence continues to surface suggesting Myanmar’s possible interest in launching a covert nuclear power program with potential North Korean assistance. As part of the continuing saga of North Korea’s deviant…

China’s Strategy for a Post Western World

Jul 07, 2010 at 03:44 | Open Democracy

A number of different visions of China’s future as a leading world power are competing for public attention and influence. Among them are populist ideas that challenge Beijing’s official rhetoric…

The New Civil Wars Within the West

Jul 04, 2010 at 12:41 | Gregory R. Copley

Internecine civil wars are underway almost everywhere within the West, and most virulently in the United States of America. They are not yet kinetic wars, but wars of grinding prepositioning,…

Turkey vs The Internet

Jul 03, 2010 at 15:02 | Robert Tait

It was meant to herald the start of an epic democratic odyssey that would see Turkey easing censorship and free-speech restrictions and result in it joining the European Union. Instead…

Egypt and The New Nuclear Diplomacy

Jul 02, 2010 at 08:19 | Frank O'Donnell

As a 4th round of UNSC Iran sanctions is passed and the NPT Review Conference is brought to a close, the emergence of new nuclear diplomacy interlocutors with distinct interests…

Britain Opens it’s Doors to Ousted Kyrgyz Leaders

Jul 02, 2010 at 08:07 | John Daly

In 1938, prior to selling out the Czechs to Hitler, Chamberlain called the Sudeten crisis “a quarrel in a far-away land between peoples of whom we know nothing.” History is…

Somaliland Presidential Election Besieged by Well-Financed Islamists, Threatening Horn/Red Sea Stability

Jul 01, 2010 at 12:25 | Defense and Foreign Affairs

It is now apparent that moves forecast by GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs  by pan-Somalians and Islamists to undermine, overthrow, and discredit the Republic of Somaliland’s June 26, 2010, Presidential…

American Teenager Killed on the Gaza Flotilla for Holding a Camera

Jul 01, 2010 at 09:36 | John Daly

The death of a US citizen at the hands of Israeli forces who conducted a lethal raid on a Gaza flotilla creates more questions than answers. Israel’s 31 May assault…

Riots Break out in Iraq Over Energy Shortages

Jun 30, 2010 at 08:36 | ISN Security Watch

The interim Iraqi government is reeling from riots and demonstrations that have erupted across the country to protest severe electricity shortages. Anger has been growing for weeks over the continued…

How Realistic Is a Change of US Policy Regarding Israel?

Jun 30, 2010 at 08:31 | Claude Salhani

Whoever said “it’s all about the economy, stupid,” got it only partially right. It is indeed all about the economy, or at least half of it is about the economy.…

Is Victory Achievable in Pakistan’s War on the Taliban

Jun 28, 2010 at 11:30 | ISN Security Watch

Although army security operations are under way in most of Pakistan’s tribal areas and some of have even been declared cleared of armed Taliban, there is no reason to believe…

Syrian Intelligence Involvement in the "Gaza Flotilla" Incident

Jun 28, 2010 at 06:23 | Defense and Foreign Affairs

GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs sources in Croatia confirmed on June 14, 2010, that a key Syrian intelligence officer had been onboard the Turkish ship, the Mavi Marmara, during its attempt…

Media Blamed for Fueling Violence in Southern Kyrgyzstan

Jun 26, 2010 at 09:21 | David Trilling

It has come to this: under pressure from the international community for its handing of the violence in southern Kyrgyzstan, the provisional government in Bishkek is blaming the media. Officials…

Strategic Consequences Likely from Overthrow of Australian Prime Minister Rudd in Run-Up to General Elections

Jun 25, 2010 at 11:48 | Defense and Foreign Affairs

The rapidly-emerging leadership challenge to Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd resulted, in the morning of June 24, 2010, in Mr Rudd refusing to contest the challenge from Deputy Prime Minister…

Kazakhstan Setting the Pace in Caspian Naval Race

Jun 25, 2010 at 08:38 | Joshua Kucera

It may not approach the scale of the great battleship race between Britain and Germany that preceded World War I, but a naval build-up is currently and quietly taking place…

China’s Position Over North Korea Exposes the Hypocrisy of Beijing’s Diplomacy

Jun 23, 2010 at 21:09 | Bonnie Glaser

Historians may well look back at the sinking of the South Korean corvette Cheonan in March 2010 as a turning point in China’s relations with Asia and the wider world.…

Defense and Security in the EU

Jun 23, 2010 at 08:26 | ISN Security Watch

As EU defense ministers prepare for formal meetings within the Foreign Affairs Council, the hope is that this will provide political impetus for the refinement and further development of the…

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