Russia Is Reportedly Preparing to Defend the Central African Republic From a Coup

Russia Is Reportedly Preparing to Defend the Central African Republic From a Coup

The Agence France Presse’s report on Monday citing Central African Republic spokesman Ange Maxim Kazagui’s claim that Russia “sent several hundred soldiers and heavy weapons” to stave off an impending armed coup attempt in the landlocked country is likely true since it aligns with Moscow’s “Democratic Security” interests in Africa. The news just broke earlier…

Understanding the Unrest in Uganda: Hybrid War or Heartfelt Opposition?

Understanding the Unrest in Uganda: Hybrid War or Heartfelt Opposition?

The unrest in Uganda has all the hallmarks of an incipient Hybrid War, but it would be inaccurate at this point to jump the gun and allege that it’s the result of a US-encouraged regime change against a geostrategically significant Silk Road country. From Pop Star To Politician And Now Prisoner The arrest and reported…

Rwanda Is Poised to Play an Irreplaceable Role in Russia’s “Pivot to Africa”

Rwanda Is Poised to Play an Irreplaceable Role in Russia’s “Pivot to Africa”

Lavrov’s visit to Rwanda was an astounding success because he discussed future military deals (including over air-defense systems), nuclear energy prospects, and economic cooperation with his counterpart, but there’s more than meets the eye because some crucial context needs to be mentioned about what brought this unlikely pair of countries together in the first place….

Israel Tells African Migrants They Have 90 Days to Leave or Go to Jail

Israel Tells African Migrants They Have 90 Days to Leave or Go to Jail

Israel will force tens of thousands of African migrants to leave over the next three months by threatening to arrest those who stay, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday. Speaking at a cabinet meeting, Netanyahu said that the Israeli government will offer migrants a $3,500 payment and a free air ticket home or to…