Category Archives: Security Policy

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 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: 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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Personal Theories of Power: Amphibious Power

by Brett Friedman. This article is part of the Personal Theories of Power series, a joint Bridge–CIMSEC project which asked a group of national security professionals to provide their theory of power and its application. We hope this launches a … 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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Coalition ISR Aircraft Supporting Iraq Ops

The recent imagery update available in Google Earth from June shows a French Navy Atlantique 2 (ATL-2) maritime patrol aircraft parked on the French ramp at Al Dhafra Airbase, UAE. France deployed the aircraft late last year to support strike … Continue reading

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