Strategy

Netanyahu urges international "red lines" to stop Iran

Netanyahu urges international "red lines" to stop Iran

By Jeffrey Heller

JERUSALEM 

Sun Sep 2, 2012

 

(Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Sunday to set a "clear red line" for Tehran's atomic program that would convince Iran they were determined to prevent it from obtaining nuclear arms.

Albanian extremist groups cause reaction in Greece

Albanian extremist groups cause reaction in Greece


Sep 2, 2012

Ioannnis Michaletos

Since 2010 and the beginning of the Greek debt crisis which has resulted in an outright economic depression in the country, the Greek security services have investigated around the potential of extremist groups, in this particular case, Albanian ones; taking advantage of the situation for either criminal or nationalistic purposes. The research has provided data of increased importation of armaments into the country, as well as, the formation of close-knit potential extremist groups within the Greek territory that are for the moment in communication with other cells in Albania and elsewhere.

APEC: Russia’s window to the Pacific

APEC: Russia’s window to the Pacific

Kirill Muradov, HSE

September 2nd, 2012

Russia’s leadership in APEC is about to reach its zenith next week when APEC Economic Leaders meet in Vladivostok for their next annual summit.

Can Turkey pursue an imperial foreign policy?

Can Turkey pursue an imperial foreign policy?

İHSAN DAĞI

02 September

 

Turks love to describe their country as “the leader country,” “the regional power,” “the great Turkey,” etc. This may be a longing for the long-lost imperial days during the reign of the Ottoman Empire. This social and psychological longing has been voiced by the Turkish government as well in recent years.

America's most senior general warns against rash action

America's most senior general warns against rash action
on Syria and Iran

 

 

Kim Sengupta

Friday 31 August 2012

 

 

The head of the American military has stated that the worst possible outcome of the Syrian civil war would be an "unstable state with all the risks that involves".

France to help Syria's "liberated zones"

France to help Syria's "liberated zones"

By John Irish

NEW YORK | Fri Aug 31, 2012

 

 

 

Aug 31 (Reuters) - France plans to channel aid to rebel-held parts of Syria so that these "liberated zones" can administer themselves and staunch an outflow of refugees, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said.

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