Geopolitics, Security
581 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

Russian bomb squad to fly to Syria for demining Aleppo

Russian bomb squad to fly to Syria for demining Aleppo | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
Over 200 servicemen and 47 vehicles will be engaged to clear Aleppo from mines, Gen Sergei Rudskoy, the chief of the main operations directorate and deputy
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

Our casual use of military jargon is normalizing the militarization of society

Our casual use of military jargon is normalizing the militarization of society | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
Shortly after US president George W. Bush was elected in 2001, he read through a report on president Bill Clinton administration’s failure to prevent the genocide in Rwanda. At some point during this session, Bush took a pen and scrawled in the margin, “Not on my watch!”
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

Maritime Security and Partnership: A Chinese Perspective

Maritime Security and Partnership: A Chinese Perspective | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
The following article based on the speech delivered by Rear Admiral Wang Dazhong, Chief of the Naval Staff – Assistant to Chief of Staff PLA Navy at the Galle Dialogue 2016, International Maritime Conference organized by Sri Lanka Navy
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

What Is Happening In Syria? Russia Asks West To Stop Its 'Geopolitical Engineering' In Middle East

What Is Happening In Syria? Russia Asks West To Stop Its 'Geopolitical Engineering' In Middle East | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in an interview, urged Moscow's Western and regional allies “to abandon attempts of geopolitical engineering in this region.”
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

What to make of OSCE’s status downgrade in Kyrgyzstan

What to make of OSCE’s status downgrade in Kyrgyzstan | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
In September 2016, the Kyrgyz government expressed its intention to change the status of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s (OSCE) Representation in Kyrgyzstan from an OSCE Centre to a prospective OSCE Programme Office. The change is envisaged to take place in January 2017.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

Lithuanian Civilians, Fearing Russian Attack, Prepare for the Worst

Lithuanian Civilians, Fearing Russian Attack, Prepare for the Worst | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
Fears are intensifying that Moscow, after displaying its military might in Georgia, Ukraine and now Syria, could have the Baltic states in its sights next
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

The new frontier for drone warfare: Under the oceans

The new frontier for drone warfare: Under the oceans | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
Silent, autonomous and deadly: The US military wants to deploy robots to patrol the sea floor.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

Thanksgiving brings the first US military death in Syria

The U.S. military suffered its first death in Syria on Thursday when a soldier was killed by an explosive device planted by retreating Islamic State militants. The improvised explosive device (IED) killed an unnamed soldier who was taking part in Operation Inherent Resolve, the U.S. military operation combating IS in Syria…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

Belarus proposes to mediate in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in Minsk

Belarus proposes to mediate in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in Minsk | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
Belarus is ready to provide the necessary assistance in the search for a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said.

“I say with all responsibility that we …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

The Pentagon won't say why its targeting manual was released online

The Pentagon won't say why its targeting manual was released online | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
A full instruction manual from the Pentagon appeared online.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

OSCE countries back Germany's push for new arms control deal with Russia | News | DW.COM | 25.11.2016

OSCE countries back Germany's push for new arms control deal with Russia | News | DW.COM | 25.11.2016 | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
German Foreign Minister Steinmeier and 13 of his colleagues have called for a relaunch of European arms control. The group said more dialogue is needed to prevent an arms race after Russia's actions in eastern Ukraine.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

Africa: NATO Ends Anti-Piracy Mission in Indian Ocean

Africa: NATO Ends Anti-Piracy Mission in Indian Ocean | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
NATO has ended Operation Ocean Shield after a sharp drop-off in attacks by Somali pirates. The Royal Danish Air Force carried out the last Indian Ocean surveillance missions for NATO.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

PODCAST: Geopolitics, Science & Disruptive Technologies

Disruptive technologies can potentially lead to major geopolitical shifts. In the latest Stratfor Talks podcast, Science and Technology Analyst Rebecc
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

China is seriously concerned by the Japan-South Korea military intelligence pact

China is seriously concerned by the Japan-South Korea military intelligence pact | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it

China's Defence Ministry on Wednesday expressed serious concern about South Korea and Japan signing a military intelligence pact to share sensitive information on the threat posed by North Korea's missile and nuclear activities. The signing of the General Security of Military Information Agreement had originally been expected in 2012, but South Korea postponed it due to domestic opposition.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

Climate change will stir 'unimaginable' refugee crisis, says military

Climate change will stir 'unimaginable' refugee crisis, says military | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
Unchecked global warming is greatest threat to 21st-century security where mass migration could be ‘new normal’, say senior military
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

The Role of Europe in the Balkan region's geopolitical crossing

The Role of Europe in the Balkan region's geopolitical crossing | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
The Balkan idea sets and fixes the concepts and definitions between real and ideological, so as to generate a counterposition of geographical and geopolitical concepts.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

EU extends counter-piracy initiative Operation Atalanta by two years

EU extends counter-piracy initiative Operation Atalanta by two years | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
The European Union (EU) has extended its counter-piracy initiative, Operation Atalanta, by another two years to help prevent pirate attacks on seafarers off the coast of Somalia.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

Naval warfare market worth $50 billion by 2026

Naval warfare market worth $50 billion by 2026 | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
The global naval vessels, surface combatants, and related maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) market will grow from $36. 3 billion in 2016 to $50. 3 billion by 2026, according to a ne
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

NGOs: Grassroots Empowerment or Tool of Information Warfare?

NGOs: Grassroots Empowerment or Tool of Information Warfare? | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
The analysis below originally appeared at SouthFront in October 2016. We decided to post it again to recall some tool
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

Overview of Military Situation in Aleppo City on November 25, 2016

Overview of Military Situation in Aleppo City on November 25, 2016 | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
Syrian government forces are developing momentum in eastern Aleppo. The Syrian army and Liwa al-Quds advanced and seized
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

China slams ‘unprecedented’ US military build-up in Asia

China slams ‘unprecedented’ US military build-up in Asia | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
Beijing-backed body attacks Obama ‘rebalance’ policy as Trump era looms
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

Russian security officials root out "saboteurs" in archives of Crimean commissariats

Russian security officials root out "saboteurs" in archives of Crimean commissariats | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
Military commissariats in the annexed Crimea are armed with a database of about 10 thousand personal files of the Ukrainian militaries serviced in the peninsula
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

Obama administration expands elite military unit's powers to hunt foreign fighters globally

Obama administration expands elite military unit's powers to hunt foreign fighters globally | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
The Obama administration is giving the elite Joint Special Operations Command - the same organization that helped kill Osama bin Laden in a 2011 raid by Navy SEALs - expanded power.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

Russia Urges OSCE to Analyze EU Anti-Propaganda Resolution

Russia Urges OSCE to Analyze EU Anti-Propaganda Resolution | Geopolitics, Security | Scoop.it
The Russian Foreign Ministry urged the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media to thoroughly analyze the European Parliament's resolution targeting Russian media.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Karlo Jara
Scoop.it!

Top Geopolitical Risks for 2016

Eurasia Group president and founder Ian Bremmer shares his outlook on geopolitical risks with directors and governance professionals at the 12th Annua
more...
No comment yet.