Sunday, 29 May 2016

Libya: An upcoming intervention in Africa?

By Scott Morgan

A Recent Statement by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff hinted that there will soon be US Boots on the Ground in Libya. Why is this course of action necessary? There are a couple of reasons and what seems to be the major threat may determine the mission of US Forces.

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Iran, Hizbullah and Israel: Truce or Threat?

By Cristina C. Giancchini

Summer is less than a month away but the intelligence world is already feeling the heat: Iran told Hizbullah to stop the war against Israel and Hizbullah's new military chief stated that the Jewish State is a “friend and a strategic ally”. So what do we have here: truce or threat?

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Is Israel Finally Implementing The Levy Report?

Prime Minister Netanyahu is seeking to broaden his coalition and to that effect he first invited Yitzkhak Herzog (Labour Party) and then re-invited Avigdor Liberman (Yisrael Beiteinu) to form a unity government. At first glance, these political manoeuvres indicate that Israel is preparing a huge move and, therefore, it needs to have a larger representation of the electorate in his administration. But when most Israelis are against a Unity Government, especially with a leftist party, what was PM Netanyahu doing?

Thursday, 19 May 2016

The Taliban and Border Issues in Central Asia

By Scott Morgan

Once again you can tell that it is springtime in Afghanistan. There is a new Taliban Offensive. This time the action is in the Northern Part of the Country.  This should raise Security Issues in the Central Asian Republics of the former Soviet Union.