Category Archives: Authors

Das Phantom von Ouagadougou

von Peter Dörrie Burkina Fasos Militär hat eine lange und nicht gerade ruhmreiche Geschichte der Einmischung in die politischen Angelegenheiten des westafrikanischen Landes. Mit der Ausnahme von Burkina Fasos erstem Präsidenten, Maurice Yaméogo, waren alle acht Staatsoberhäupter seit der Unabhängigkeit … Continue reading

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The U.S. Navy and Presidential Campaigns: Size Matters

by Brett Davis. He is a U.S. Navy Surface Warfare Officer, who also runs the blog ClearedHot and occasionally navigates Twitter. Brett holds an M.A. in International Relations from Northeastern University. His opinions are his own and do not represent … Continue reading

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American Commandos Use Niger for Training and More

by Joseph Trevithick, a freelance journalist and researcher. He is also a regular contributing writer at War is Boring and a Fellow at GlobalSecurity.org. The Pentagon is looking to open up a new gas station for its planes in southern … Continue reading

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Satellite Imagery Captures China’s Divine Eagle UAV

China’s enormous Divine Eagle UAV is larger than the U.S. Air Force’s Global Hawk, recently released satellite imagery suggests. While China’s UAVs are getting better, if not bigger, little is known about one of its latest models. Photos of China’s mysterious UAV appeared … Continue reading

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Aufbruch in ein Neues Nukleares Zeitalter? Modernisierungsprogramme der Neun Atomwaffenmächte

von Alexander Sami Lang, Politologe mit Fachgebieten Algerien, Naher/Mittlerer Osten und Massenvernichtungswaffen. Vor 70 Jahren, am 6. und 9. August 1945 warfen amerikanische B-29 Langstreckenbomber die Atombomben “Little Boy” und “Fat Man” auf Hiroshima und Nagasaki ab. Über 200’000 Menschen … Continue reading

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Oil Will Be Expensive Again – The Future Of Oil Prices And How We Risk To Get It Wrong Again

by Prof. Dr. Jörn Richert, Assistant Professor for Energy Governance at the Institute of Political Science at the University of St. Gallen. This article was published first on Richert’s blog “Future and Politics“. Many people comment on low oil prices … Continue reading

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Bombardiert von türkischen Kampfflugzeugen

von Vager Saadullah. Vager Saadullah (Twitter / Facebook) ist ein kurdischer Journalist und Editor in Dohuk, Irak. Er absolviert einen Masterstudiengang in Internationale Beziehungen an der Girne American University in Zypern. Übersetzung: offiziere.ch. Die gebirgige Grenze zwischen der Autonome Region … Continue reading

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New Armor Deployments in Iran’s Southeast

by Galen Wright. Satellite imagery of an Iranian Army (NEZAJA) garrison shows a new deployment of T-72 tanks in the country’s southeast that may signal the first tangible steps in a long-overdue modernization program. Headquartered in the provincial capital of … Continue reading

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The new Maldivian Constitution amendment: a strategic perspective from India

by Darshana M. Baruah. She is a Junior Fellow at the New Delhi based think tank, Observer Research Foundation, is working on the South China Sea and has completed her Masters in International Relations from Cardiff University in 2012. Maldives … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Nuclear Submarine Program at Risk After Corruption Scandal

by Robert Beckhusen In late July, 2015, some stunning news hit the Brazilian nuclear program. Othon Luiz Pinheiro da Silva, a retired navy admiral, a leading nuclear engineer, head of Brazil’s state-controlled nuclear power company Eletronuclear and a central figure … Continue reading

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