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Editorial Last Updated: May 11, 2020 - 12:01:40 PM


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Coronavirus: The Mullahs Strengthen Ties with Venezuela
Reports recently revealed that in the last week of April alone, the sanctioned Iranian airline, Mahan Air, with ties to Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), made several flights to Venezuela. Reportedly, the Iranian regime delivered "parts, technicians, and gasoline additives to fix a major refinery in Venezuela," and received nine tons of gold bars in return.

May 11, 2020 - 12:00:41 PM

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Persona Non Grata
In a recent email exchange about the putative death of Paul Kagame of Rwanda I mentioned  that I hadn’t visited  Rwanda in a while, owing primarily to the fact that I and my colleague Pierre-Victor Mpoyo, had been sentenced to death in absentia by Rwanda on the initiative of Gen. Dan Mungoya.

May 1, 2020 - 7:25:57 AM

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Iran: Mullahs Using Coronavirus to Heighten Anti-Americanism
Iran's covert disinformation operations concerning COVID-19 are not only aimed at inciting hatred toward the US; they are also, it seems, aimed at negatively impacting the international community's efforts to fight the virus.

Apr 28, 2020 - 11:51:21 AM

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What the Pandemic Means for UN Peacekeeping Work
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Covid-19 poses major challenges for people and governments around the world and for the United Nations. UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for a global cease-fire on March 23 in recognition of the pandemic’s potentially devastating effects on people in conflict-affected nations.

Apr 9, 2020 - 2:20:57 PM

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The SNP and The Oil War
The Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) campaigned in the recent referendum seeking Scottish devolution on the grounds that the rest of Britain had profited from the taxes on “Scottish Oil”. According to Salmond and Sturgeon there were massive reserves of oil and gas in the North Sea ready to be exploited and, if granted independence, the Scots could thrive on the revenues from the sale of that oil if they were received directly, rather than through Westminster.

Mar 28, 2020 - 12:35:53 PM

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