Over the past two years, Russia has been launching its disinformation campaign against Sweden in order to influence the Swedish public opinion in favour towards Putin’s Russia and to help anti-establishment movements raise. The Kremlin deployed RussiaToday and sister news site Sputnik to highlight Sweden’s internal problems and trying to link it with mass immigration… Read More The Fake News war on Sweden
Africa has been largely absent from the debates and speeches of the two US presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Also among their advisers on foreign policy, Donald Trump definitely has no political knowledge on the continent. This raises some concerns about the uncertainty of his policy on the North African region and African… Read More What will be Donald Trump’s policy on North Africa?
Since 2015, Russia and Iran have been closely coordinating their military support for the Syrian regime President, Bashar Assad in order to achieve their interests in this bloody war-torn country. However, rivalry between the two countries appears to surface every now and then, leaving Assad as the biggest loser in this rivalry after gradually depriving… Read More Russia-Iran alliance complicates in Syria
During the Arab Spring many Arab dictators and their regime collapsed like Ben Ali of Tunisia and Mubarak of Egypt, while in Syria the Assad regime is still in power. So why is President Bashar Assad still in power until today, despite the mass killings and displacement his regime did to the Syrian people? This… Read More How did the Syrian regime manage to survive the Syrian war?
The Syrian Revolution is approaching its sixth year since the popular uprising started against the Assad regime in March 2011, where the Syrian people took to the streets asking for legitimate rights like democratic reforms and more civil rights but achieving these demands now seems to be much more difficult than ever. The uprising against… Read More Syrian opposition must unite in order for the revolution to succeed
Overview The Syrian opposition forces launched a second offensive on the western suburbs of Aleppo, the “Battle for the Hero-Martyr Abu Omar al-Saraqib” or “The mother of all battles” as described by the opposition as a possible deciding the outcome of the Syrian conflict. The objective of the offensive was to establish a new supply… Read More Why the opposition couldn’t break the siege on Aleppo?
On 15 July an unsuccessful coup d’état attempt was staged by a faction of putschists within the Turkish Armed Forces, in an attempt to oust the elected Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his government. The Turkish President blamed putschists linked to the Gülen Movement, which the government has designated it as a terrorist organisation,… Read More What if the coup succeeded in Turkey?