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Stratfor: Disparity in the covert war between Iran and the West

Within thirty minutes of each other on Monday, a "sticky bomb" attached to the back of a van detonated in New Delhi,...

Stratfor Special Report – Hamas In Transition

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After more than five years of existing in political stalemate, Hamas is now trying to manage a worsening relationship with Iran and...

Stratfor: Egypt looks to rein in NGOs

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Egypt provided the formal charges against 43 members of nongovernmental organisations (NGOs), including 19 Americans, and their organisations. Among the charges were...

Stratfor: Iran’s Deterrence Strategy in the Strait of Hormuz

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Iranian naval exercises scheduled for February underscore a strategy that is both political and military: To deter an attack, Iran must enhance...

Stratfor: Afghanistan – moving toward a distant endgame

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US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta suggested last week that the United States could wrap up combat operations in Afghanistan by the end...

China and Russia act to block a new precedent for intervention

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China and Russia vetoed a resolution on Syria this weekend that the United States and others had introduced at the UN Security...

Stratfor: Russia and the United States – pushing tensions to the...

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As Russia and the United States prepare for their respective presidential elections, tensions between the countries are growing. The central point of...

Stratfor: The Tuaregs – from African nomads to smugglers and mercenaries

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The Tuaregs, a nomadic tribe in North and West Africa, dominated the caravan trade through the Sahara Desert for thousands of years....

Stratfor: Mali besieged by fighters fleeing Libya

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Mali has experienced perhaps the most significant external repercussions from the downfall of the regime of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. Stratfor has...

Stratfor: The challenging politics of UAVs in Southwest Asia

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US President Barack Obama on Monday publicly acknowledged that the CIA has been conducting unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) strikes in Pakistan's tribal...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...