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Front Page Last Updated: Jan 17, 2018 - 11:44:10 AM


Africa
What Does Zimbabwes Leadership Change Mean to China?

With Mugabe gone, China will face a new set of challenges in Zimbabwe.


Jan 17, 2018 - 11:40:44 AM

Dark Side
14 Gupta linked companies and individuals to have their assets frozen
Johannesburg - At least 14 people and entities linked to the alleged corruption by Gupta-linked company Trillian and international consultancy firm McKinsey have been identified in a preservation order obtained by the Asset Forfeiture Unit.

Jan 17, 2018 - 11:39:11 AM

Dysfunctions
Why Americans Aren't Really Worried About War With North Korea
The drumbeats of war with North Korea are sounding ever louder as heated rhetoric  and false missile attack warnings  continue to fly across the Pacific and through the Twitterverse. Despite some nascent signs of dialogue with the North, war with Pyongyang in 2018 seems more likely than at any time in decades.

Jan 17, 2018 - 11:37:36 AM

Defence & Arms
Turkeys Erdogan Pivots to Target U.S.-Backed Force in Syria

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is preparing to attack America’s local partner in northern Syria on two fronts along the Turkish border. Russia and the Bashar al Assad regime support his planned operation, which could constrain the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to the eastern bank of the Euphrates River and possibly neutralize American plans to build an SDF-linked “border security force.” Erdogan’s escalation is consistent with the Institute for the Study of War’s September 2017 forecast that Turkey will conduct new military operations against U.S.-backed forces.


Jan 17, 2018 - 11:35:29 AM

Analyses
The World According to Trump, Or How to Build a Wall and Lose an Empire
As 2017 ended with billionaires toasting their tax cuts and energy executives cheering their unfettered access to federal lands as well as coastal waters, there was one sector of the American elite that did not share in the champagne celebration:

Jan 17, 2018 - 11:33:55 AM

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