IOL BUSINESS REPORT 17 September 2018 SIYABONGA HADEBE the IMF and World Bank had already left and also not concerned about the damaged they had caused....

BLOOMBERG 14 September 2018 Country emerging from isolation after Ethiopia rapprochement Closer ties being forged with U.A.E., Russia, Saudi Arabia Eritrea is casting off its reputation as a hermit state and pushing to become a key player in one of the world’s most strategically important regions. Decades of eschewing international cooperation by the...

ASIA TIMES 10 September 2018 For nearly 10 years, Beijing has been tightening its grip on strategic zones within its sphere of influence, notably in the South China Sea. Now, according to the Pentagon’s 2018 annual report on China’s military power, that buildup is coming of age: the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has ramped up not only its land army but also its...

THE GUARDIAN 11 September 2018 Kremlin officials are offering arms and military services deals in exchange for diplomatic support and mineral extraction...

MENAFN 28 August 2018 Ambassador David Shinn (@ AmbShinn ) is a former senior US diplomat who served in the US State Department for more than 30 years with different assignments including Ambassador to Ethiopia and Burkina Faso. He is an adjunct professor of International Affairs at the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University. Shinn frequently...

THE CONVERSATION 27 June 2018 From pulling out of treaties to denigrating allies to starting trade wars, the impulsive actions of President Donald Trump...

CIMSEC 21 June 2018 Great power competition and arms races are back, especially in Asia. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute...

Somaliland Press 13 May 2018 THE United States and China are squaring up over military strength in Africa, but Russia may be set to upstage them both on the continent’s busiest sea lane. News agencies in Somaliland report that Moscow has “been in talks at some depth” with this unrecognised country that broke away from Somalia in 1991, but has failed to win recognition. Stable,...

Estonian World Review 18 July 2017 The Chinese armada is heading to Europe, as Beijing and Moscow look to boost their strategic ties. The next iteration...

The Indian Express 23 February 2017 By: PTI | Washington | Published:February 23, 2017 12:25 pm U.S. Admiral Harry Harris, commander of the Pacific Command...