Monthly Archives: "December 2013"

As the third year of the Syrian Uprising (and the second year of the Syrian Civil War) draws to a close, we believe it is important to highlight the main events that have shaped the...

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“Neighbor turning on neighbor, villages razed to the ground, hundreds of victims shot or hacked to death with machetes”, wrote Reuters on December 19, 2013. The situation in CAR (Central African Republic) becomes critical as...

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Despite several Nigerian officials statements that boasted successfully operations against the Islamist fighters, the threat apparently did not disappear. Another attack, the second this month, took place on the 20th of December at a military...

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Due to last month’s discussions issued by China regarding the expansion of its air defense zone over the Diaoyu Islands, all the interested actors started to respond quickly. South Korea recently announced that it expended...

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In the 200 years before their historic split, the history of Sudan and South Sudan was marred by colonisation, exploitation, sectarianism and war. Sudan and South Sudan are culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse. They contain...

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An attack on Pakistani soldiers in North Waziristan killed at least three military men and wounded another 32 people. The suicide bomb was mounted in a truck which was lead to crash into a checkpoint...

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All 28 EU Foreign Ministers gathered and convened that if a peace treaty between Israel and Palestine is to be signed and respected, both states will receive an “unprecedented package” of financial support, security and...

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As the war still rages in Eastern Congo, with FADRC and the beefed-up UN brigade on the offensive against a plethora of militias that have infected the area for the last 20 years, results appear...

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In a sudden turn of events, the fight in Syria has entered into a new, possibly even more dangerous, phase. Last week, on December 11, fighters from the Islamic Front have turned against the...

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2013.12.18 - Libya - You reap what you sow

Libya: You Reap What You Sow

December 18, 2013

Nearly three years after the NATO intervention in Libya, the country is in such dire condition that seems to need another intervention soon...

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