The Senate wants to deprive the DGSE a significant proportion of its resources

Source: LePoint Rough Translation Three senators propose in a report to the DGSE  to remove a bulk of its military means and tools for information warfare attack. Curiously, the recent report of three senators Reiner ( PS ), Jacques Gautier ( UMP ) and Gérard Larcher (UMP) entitled “Strengthening… Continue Reading

Yuan to play a bigger role in Central Asia

Source: China Daily As many countries in the Eurasian corridor seek effective measures to improve their economies, senior officials from Central Asia and Pakistan’s central banks are urging China to establish a solid regional financial cooperative platform to prevent and… Continue Reading

BRICS:The Coming Challenge to U.S. Economic Dominance

Source: TFT Late last month, leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – the so-called BRICS – announced they were forming their own development bank to assist other emerging economies. The yet-to-be-named bank is expected to compete with… Continue Reading

Ya Think …Terrorism may be just excuse for Western powers in Africa

Source: Global Times Mali may continue to be the epicenter of combat, death and French preoccupation for a foreseeable future. This means risks to multinational businesses and foreigners, which could play out across North and West Africa. Perhaps it could… Continue Reading

Egypt Military Chief Says Ongoing Conflict Could ‘Lead To The Collapse Of The State’

Source: IBT Egypt’s military chief warned Tuesday that the current unrest fueled by a political impasse could “lead to the collapse of the state.” The statement by Gen. Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, who also serves as defense minister, followed the deployment… Continue Reading

U.S. military strategic surge in Africa

Source: People’s Daily The United States is going to deploy troops in 35 countries in Africa. The 2nd Brigade of the 1st Infantry Division of the U.S. will start training in March of 2013 to make active preparation for the… Continue Reading

Zbigniew Brzezinski: U.S. military strikes against Iran a hazardous strategy

Source: Washington Post t is to be hoped that the forthcoming Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearings regarding the president’s nominations for secretary of state and secretary of defense produce a wide-ranging debate regarding this country’s role in today’s very unsettled… Continue Reading

US intelligence agencies map China’s rise

Source: Arab News Earlier this month the US National Intelligence Council released its Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds report — a document that comes out once per presidential administration — mapping out likely geopolitical trends over the next two decades… Continue Reading