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Is Colombia On The Brink Of A Coup D’Etat?

Is Colombia On The Brink Of A Coup D’Etat?

South America’s longest-running democracy had…

Is The U.S. Preparing To Punish OPEC?

Is The U.S. Preparing To Punish OPEC?

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Turkey’s Elections Could Have A Significant Geopolitical Impact

Turkey’s Elections Could Have A Significant Geopolitical Impact

The upcoming presidential elections in…


Nuclear Deal Doubts Weigh On Iran’s National Currency

Dec 21, 2022 at 08:49 | RFE/RL staff

Iran's national currency, the rial, fell to a record low against the U.S. dollar as unrest triggered by the death in custody of a young…

Russia Strengthens Military Ties With Iran

Dec 20, 2022 at 09:37 | The Jamestown Foundation

The fact that Iran has been transferring drones to Russia and is even helping manufacture them within Russia is well known by now (Ibtimes.com

Iran's Game Plan For The South Caucasus

Dec 19, 2022 at 08:55 | The Jamestown Foundation

The recent war of words between Azerbaijan and Armenia, and the developments of the last several weeks, have demonstrated that both sides are far from inking a peace…

Putin’s Ploy To Lure In Fighters From Central Asia Is Falling Short

Dec 19, 2022 at 08:47 | The Jamestown Foundation

On November 14, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree allowing foreign citizens to serve in the Russian Armed Forces, both as contractors and conscripts. Previously, foreigners could…

NATO On Edge As Russia Ramps Up Military Activity In The Arctic

Dec 16, 2022 at 09:08 | The Jamestown Foundation

The Russian government has taken notice of environmental changes that have steadily opened the Arctic coastlines of countries in the northern hemisphere to increased maritime traffic, with the…

Russia Ramped Up Military Satellite Launches In 2022

Dec 16, 2022 at 08:26 | The Jamestown Foundation

During 2022, Russia launched 14 military satellites: three navigation satellites, two GLONASS-K1 satellites and the last GLONASS-M satellite; two electronic Lotos-S1 intelligence satellites; three inspector satellites, Cosmos-2558, launched…

Central Asia’s ’Water Wars” Are Heating Up

Dec 15, 2022 at 08:53 | The Jamestown Foundation

On November 3, Uzbekistani Foreign Minister Vladimir Norov and his Kyrgyzstani counterpart Jeenbek Kulubaev signed a bilateral deal in Bishkek, under which Kyrgyzstan agreed to cede to Tashkent…

Iran And Russia Accelerate De-Dollarization Push

Dec 15, 2022 at 08:34 | The Jamestown Foundation

In January 2022, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi arrived in Moscow to discuss monetary and banking issues between Russia and Iran, and the two sides agreed to the removal…

WTO Ruling Reignites U.S.-China Trade Spat

Dec 14, 2022 at 09:38 | Ag Metal Miner

By AG Metal Miner In the latest US steel news, a WTO ruling has sparked a new war…

Georgia Aims To Resume Construction Of Controversial Deep Sea Port

Dec 14, 2022 at 08:36 | Eurasianet

Georgia’s government says it will revive a multi-billion-dollar deep sea port project at Anaklia, on the Black Sea coast, as the country sees a steep rise in demand…

Which Countries Are Most Influenced By China?

Dec 09, 2022 at 09:15 | RFE/RL staff

Pakistan is the country in the world that is the most influenced by China, according to a new study that measures Beijing's expanding global sway. The…

Central Asia Caught Between China And The West As It Cuts Ties Russia

Dec 07, 2022 at 09:15 | RFE/RL staff

In a deal that was met with little fanfare, Tajikistan last month agreed to carry out regular anti-terrorism drills with Chinese security forces on its territory.

Italy’s New Prime Minister Restates Commitment To NATO And EU Partners

Dec 07, 2022 at 08:52 | The Jamestown Foundation

It has now been roughly a month since the inception of the new Italian government led by Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni. The new government’s foreign debut took place…

Food Security Has Become A Central Priority For Many Emerging Markets

Dec 07, 2022 at 08:41 | Oxford Business Group

Food security became a central priority for many emerging markets in 2022, against the post-Covid-19 pandemic backdrop of supply chain shocks, natural disasters and high commodity prices.

Russia’s Army Is Running Out Of Ammunition

Dec 06, 2022 at 08:44 | The Jamestown Foundation

In the ninth month of Russia’s war against Ukraine, it is becoming increasingly obvious that the Russian army is being gradually overtaken by “shell hunger.” This should be…

Europe’s Energy Crisis Is Reshaping Geopolitics

Dec 05, 2022 at 12:15 | Haley Zaremba

Europe’s energy crisis is about far more than just energy. It’s also the impetus for a major geopolitical reconfiguration at a global scale. No one knows exactly what…

European Leaders Call On NATO To Protect Pipelines And Communication Cables

Dec 05, 2022 at 08:12 | ZeroHedge

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Haar Støre have called on NATO to protect underwater pipelines and communication cables by creating a special coordination structure,…

Putin Tells Scholz More Ukraine Energy Strikes 'Inevitable'

Dec 02, 2022 at 15:51 | ZeroHedge

Ukraine is bracing for further stepped-up Russian airstrikes targeting its energy infrastructure, with President Vladimir Putin on Friday confirming the next wave is imminent, telling his German counterpart Olaf…

U.S. Pushes To Send $1.1 Billion To Aid Ukraine And Moldova’s Energy Sector

Dec 02, 2022 at 08:29 | ZeroHedge

This week US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced the US is prepping more aid to the Ukrainian government, particularly focusing on propping up its devastated energy infrastructure,…

A Wedge Is Forming Between Russia And One Of Its Most Reliable Allies

Dec 02, 2022 at 07:24 | The Jamestown Foundation

After his re-election, Kazakhstani President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev made his first foreign visit to Moscow on November 28, an action that, up to now, most observers would have seen…

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