May 28, 2024
Europe News Opinion Politics

Italy accuses Israel of overdoing it in Rafah, but it does nothing to stop pro-Hamas preachers on its soil

by Giovanni Giacalone “I have the impression that Israel is sowing hatred that will involve children and grandchildren”. These are the absurd words coming from the Italian Defense Minister, Guido Crosetto, who also added on SkyTg24: “Hamas is one thing, the Palestinian people are another. They had to discern between the two things and make […]

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What does the Biden administration know about Sinwar that It hasn’t told Israel?

by Giovanni Giacalone The Biden administration has reportedly offered to give Israel “sensitive intelligence” on the whereabouts of senior Hamas leaders if it agrees to hold off on the major military operation in Gaza’s southernmost city of Rafah. The Washington Post quoted four unnamed sources as saying that the United States “is offering Israel valuable […]

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Nigeria Renews Calls for Intelligence Sharing with US

by Scott Morgan   The visit on May 1st to Nigeria by Jennifer Zakriski the Assistant Secretary of Defense for African Affairs yielded a very interesting result from the Nigerian Ministry of Defense.   During the meeting the host the State Minister of Defense Dr. Bello Muhammed Matawalle made an inquiry about how the two […]

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The importance of the VI World Forum for Intercultural Dialogue discussions on “Dialogue for Peace and Global Security”.

by Rustam Taghizadeh On 1 May, the opening ceremony of the 6th World Forum for Intercultural Dialogue on “Dialogue for Peace and Global Security” was held at the Baku Congress Centre. President Ilham Aliyev delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of the Forum. The Forum is organised by the Government of Azerbaijan in partnership […]

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New Paradigms in the Ongoing War in the Middle East

by Rustam Taghizade New paradigms in the ongoing war in the Middle East. The war between Israel and Hamas has been going on since 7 October 2023. During this war, the political tension between Israel and Iran has reached its peak. Israel mobilised all its forces in the war against Hamas, Iran’s proxy force. Israel […]

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Israel is making all the wrong moves to please Biden, putting its own existence at stake

by Giovanni Giacalone A number of hostages are still in the hands of Hamas while its Gaza leaders, Yahya Sinwar and Mohammed Deif, are still in place and so are Ismail Haniyeh and Khaled Meshaal in Doha, since Qatar is unwilling to expel them. No surprise, considering that Qatar is not a “mediator” as many […]

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Problematic Legislation Sheds Light on Authoritarian Political Trends in South Africa

by Scott Morgan On March 19, 2024 Nalendi Pandor the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation for South Africa was in Washington in a visit that designed to mend fences that have been tarnished over the last few years over policy matters. During one of her discussions the minister made some interesting statements regarding the […]

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How Italy became a hotbed for Palestinian extremism and terrorism

by Giovanni Giacalone The ruling of the Appeal Court of L’Aquila which rejected the extradition of Palestinian terrorist and al-Aqsa Brigade ringleader Yaeesh Anan should not be interpreted as an isolated case, but should rather be included in a series of strange events that have occurred in Italy starting immediately after the October 7th massacre […]

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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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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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