There Are Serious Limitations to an Egyptian Military Intervention in Libya
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There Are Serious Limitations to an Egyptian Military Intervention in Libya

The Egyptian Parliament’s approval of their military’s possible deployment to Libya following the request for such support by the war-torn country’s largely unrecognized eastern-based parliament in Tobruk has sparked heated discussions about Cairo leading the GCC+’s proxy war against Turkey in that theater, but there are very serious limitations that the Egyptian military would inevitably…

The Militarization of Strategic Waterways: US- India War Games Contemplated. Aggressive “Signal to China”
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The Militarization of Strategic Waterways: US- India War Games Contemplated. Aggressive “Signal to China”

“Whoever attains maritime supremacy in the Indian Ocean would be a prominent player on the international scene.”  (US Navy Geostrategist Rear Admiral Alfred Thayus Mahan (1840-1914)) Among Washington’s strategic objectives is the militarization of major seaways, extending from the Mediterranean to South Asia and the Far East, through the Suez Canal, the Red Sea, the Gulf of Aden, the Arabian Sea, The…

Libya’s Proxy War and the Changing Geopolitical Balance of North Africa
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Libya’s Proxy War and the Changing Geopolitical Balance of North Africa

On 20 July 2020, the Egyptian parliament unilaterally voted in favour of the possible use of the country’s armed forces abroad. It is clear that these armed forces will be used in one place only – Libya. In early July, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi promised to send troops to Libya to support “the restoration of security and stability”,…

Feds Attack!
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Feds Attack!

Federal agents poured into Portland, Oregon this month to crack down on anti-racism protests. They beat up peaceful protesters and fired impact munitions at demonstrators, seriously injuring one of them. They drove around the city in unmarked vans pulling people off the street. Oregon officials at every level — the city, the state, and congressional representatives — have demanded…