July 20, 2024
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RED Tabara: A New Geopolitical Risk in Africa Arises in Burundi

by Scott Morgan The situation in the Great Lakes region of Africa is one of the major Geopolitical Risks that will continue into 2024. We saw evidence of that on December 23, 2023 with another attack taking place.   On that date the Burundian Militant Group Red Tabara launched an attack upon the village of […]

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Is a Private US Military Company Moving to CAR to displace Wagner?

by Scott Morgan The reports that the American Private Military Company Bancroft was having conversations with President Toudene of the Central African Republic regarding a potential move into the country.   There are several interesting and tantalizing questions that deserve to be asked. The first question is why now? There are two trains of thought […]

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Time limitations, negotiations, and ceasefires do not go along with the objective of eradicating Hamas

by Giovanni Giacalone US President, Joe Biden, recently told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a phone conversation last week that he would not support a year-long war in Gaza, since presidential elections are near, and asked Netanyahu to speed up the transition to low-intensity fighting against Hamas that would reduce harm to civilians. Israel is […]

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A Gamechanger in the Horn

by Scott Morgan The announcement made on New Year’s Day that Ethiopia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Somaliland covering several areas may have created the first major geopolitical risk of the year 2024. There is a copious amount of information to glean through to determine what is fact from fiction however there […]

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What’s Behind the Mali-Algeria Fallout?

by Scott Morgan One of the best ways to describe events that took place in the Sahel was that the region slouched from crisis to crisis in 2023.   What shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone was the interconnectivity of the events that took place in the region. For the year three events dominated what […]

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Despite Israeli warnings on Hamas activists, Italy seems hesitant to intervene

by Giovanni Giacalone On October 10th, just a few days after the massacre perpetrated by Hamas against Israeli civilians in southern Israel that included rapes, people burnt alive, as well as the abduction of over 200 people, including the elderly and babies (one just 9 months old), the main speaker at a pro-Palestinian demonstration that […]

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Will Ghana Be The Next African Country To Undergo A Coup?

by Scott Morgan The Security Challenges in the Sahel are continuing the trajectory of moving southwards towards the Gulf of Guinea. And it appears that a new flashpoint may be arising as well. Attention has been focused on the Northern part of Ghana. This should not come as no surprise. In December 2022 Ghanaian President […]

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Palestinian leader in Italy calls Hamas’ crimes against humanity “self-defense”. Pictures of him with Khaled Meshaal and Ismail Haniyeh only make things worse.

by Giovanni Giacalone In the afternoon of October 10th 2023 in Milan’s very central Piazza Mercanti, less than 100 meters from the famous Duomo square, a pro-Palestinian sit-in took place; one of the many throughout Europe that were organized against Israel’s military response to Hamas. However, something that did not go unnoticed is the fact […]

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Why the Attacks on Al Shabaab in Somalia and Kenya Are on the Rise

by Scott Morgan The weekend of July 8th was an eventful one in Somalia. The country still remains unstable and Al-Shabaab could once again be taking the initiative not only in the use of social media but also on the battlefield.   The announcement was made by the militants on July 6th, 2023 that six […]

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Who – and What – Is Behind the Deadly Clashes in Sudan?

by Scott Morgan   April 15th, 2023 was the date of an event that was shocking but sadly not surprising. Gunfire erupted between two factions of the Sudanese Military. They are the Army and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF. So how did we get here?   We have to go back to April 2019 to […]

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