Sarajevo, 1995 and Damascus, 2013: The use of mass attack deception to decide wars

Sarajevo, 1995 and Damascus, 2013: The use of mass attack deception to decide wars

Special to WorldTribune.com Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs In August 1995, Western governments, and particularly the Bill Clinton White House, were in great quandary. The negotiations with the Serbs were going well as President Slobodan Milosevic was demonstrating unprecedented flexibility and accepting virtually all the demands put forward by the West. Hence, […]

South Sudan leader ousts vice president seen caving to Khartoum

South Sudan leader ousts vice president seen caving to Khartoum

Special to WorldTribune.com GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs staff in Juba President Salva Kiir Mayardit of South Sudan on July 23, 2013, issued a presidential decree removing Vice President Riek Machar Teny and dissolving the whole government of South Sudan. President Kiir dismissed all 29 ministers and deputy ministers, and did not immediately appoint a new […]

White House did not call Mubarak’s ouster a coup, still backs Muslim Brotherhood

White House did not call Mubarak’s ouster a coup, still backs Muslim Brotherhood

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs The new Egyptian Government of Interim President Adly Mansour faces major strategic challenges from internal conflict and economic crisis, but this has been substantially exacerbated, and to some degree caused, by the fact that the U.S. Obama White House has refused to sign […]

Iran and its neighbors: Caught in a strategic trap of their own making

Iran and its neighbors: Caught in a strategic trap of their own making

Special to WorldTribune.com By Dr. Assad Homayoun and Gregory Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense &  Foreign Affairs Iran, no less than the European Union or the United States of America, faces a series of problems which place it at a critical strategic junction. It now faces urgent challenges, the response to which will determine its viability — […]

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