Erdogan Opened a Pandora’s Box in Libya that Will be Difficult to Close
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Erdogan Opened a Pandora’s Box in Libya that Will be Difficult to Close

Tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean are rapidly rising after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met with a Libyan official of the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA), based in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, in Ankara last week. They agreed on their own Economic Exclusive Zone that penetrates into Greek and Cypriot waters, in…

May the Circus Begin! NATO Bitterly Divided as London Summit Starts
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May the Circus Begin! NATO Bitterly Divided as London Summit Starts

As heads of state of the NATO military alliance arrived yesterday in London for a two-day summit beginning today, 70 years after NATO’s foundation in the aftermath of World War II in 1949, the bitter divisions tearing the alliance apart were on full display. Originally, the London summit was intended to highlight the massive NATO…

Bolivia’s Lithium Is Fair Game in a World Ruled by Spheres of Influence
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Bolivia’s Lithium Is Fair Game in a World Ruled by Spheres of Influence

For better or worse, the US-backed coup in Bolivia is ‘in-bounds’ at this stage of rising multi-polarity. This reality does not preclude that successful resistance to this coup from within Latin America and Bolivia itself will be both necessary and, following developmental trends, eventual. The US Wakes up to the New Reality Salar de Uyuni…