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Iran Update, April 17, 2024

Key Takeaways: Northern Gaza Strip: The IDF reported that Israeli forces led by the Northern Brigade (Gaza Division) conducted raids targeting Hamas and PIJ sites in Beit Hanoun over the previous week.Central Gaza Strip: Israeli forces continued to conduct clearing operations in the central Gaza Strip.West Bank: Israeli forces engaged …

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Playing Russian Roulette with Middle Eastern Oil

Last September witnessed what used to be a truly rare weather phenomenon: a Mediterranean hurricane, or “medicane.” Once upon a time, the Mediterranean Sea simply didn’t get hot enough to produce hurricanes more than every few hundred (yes, few hundred!) years. In this case, however, Storm Daniel assaulted Libya with …

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When Leaders Chase A Mirage!

Naturally, they tend to fool themselves the most with others being fooled on a little lower scale. Ironically, this harsh reality spells bitter truth not just on the home front but also for those recognized as the most important in this age. What is worse is that this trend is …

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The Case for Progressive Realism

Why Britain Must Chart a New Global Course This year, voters in the United Kingdom will head to the polls as Keir Starmer’s Labour Party seeks to win power from the Conservative Party for the first time since 1997. It is difficult to overstate how much the world has changed …

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Russia and Tajikistan hold joint military drills along Afghanistan border

Russia and Tajikistan conducted a joint four-day military exercise along the border with Afghanistan in order to be prepared for any “potential threats”, Tajik media reported this week. Russian military personnel from the 201st military base in Tajikistan participated in this exercise. Reports stated military personnel practiced various combat tactics, …

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