AFRICOM Week in Review Ending 7 Dec 09

Hot Topics AA: African Union considers al Qaeda and Somalia 12/05/09 CD: Court rules Bemba to stay in prison 12/02/09 CD: Alarm as DRC military leader forms own squad 12/06/09 ET: Ethiopia: Bulcha Demeksa on Gidada’s Decision to Join UDJ instead of OFC … 12/02/09 NG: Anti-Yar’Adua forces corrupt, says family 12/06/09 RW: Rwanda rebel …

EUCOM Week in Review Ending 2 Dec 09

Hot Topics AA: EU says Bosnia almost ready, but trouble still looms 11/29/09 AA: EU Set To Lift Visas For Three Balkan States 11/30/09 AA: Lebanese Shia group Hezbollah announces new manifesto 11/30/09 BG: Berbatov flees Bulgaria following kidnap threat 12/01/09 CZ: Czech Intelligence Reveals Iraqi Plot To Attack RFE/RL 11/30/09 IT: No Mafia links …

EUCOM Week in Review Ending 27 Nov 09

Hot Topics AA: EU can insist on a withdrawal of Armenian forces from Azerbaijan 11/23/09 AA: Report: Israel set to leave Lebanese Ghajar village 11/26/09 AA: Former Mexican Prime Minister: “Chavez makes huge weapons purchases in Belarus” 11/23/09 AZ: US cannot pressure Armenia to withdraw its occupying forces from Karabakh 11/23/09 AZ: ICRC representatives in …

Journal: French Amphibious Ship in Russia

France shows off cutting-edge navy ship in Russia By IRINA TITOVA, Associated Press Writer Mon Nov 23, 2009 The head of the Russian navy has said that a Mistral-class vessel could put as many troops in Georgia in 40 minutes as the Russian Black Sea Fleet took 26 hours to land during the nations’ August 2008 war. …

EUCOM Week in Review Ending 18 Nov 09

Hot Topics AA: Caucasus and Balkans, Karabakh and Bosnia 11/14/09 AA: Age of cyber warfare is ‘dawning’ 11/17/09 AA: Ankara, Baku need to stand together against outside forces 11/13/09 AA: France And Turkey: With Or Without The EU? 11/15/09 AA: Report: Missing Iranian general kidnapped to Israel 11/14/09 AA: Trial of Gay Spy Threatens to …

EUCOM Week in Review Ending 12 Nov 09

Hot Topics AA: Al-Bashir cancels Turkey trip as OIC summit opens 11/09/09 AA: Russians Claim Georgia Plans to Buy Sophisticated Weapons from the US 11/11/09 AZ: Azerbaijani President discharges country’s military commissioner 11/10/09 BA: 14 Years After the Bosnian War, Victims of Rape and Sexual Violence Are Still … 11/09/09 CZ: Czech NATO troops spark …

Journal: The Rise and Rise Further of Turkey (Along with the Collapse of Israel and the NeoCons)

Chuck Spinney Sends… As someone who has lived in Turkey for most of the last two years, I have watched the development of her foreign policy with great interest, not to mention a good deal of confusion It is hard to make sense out this rapidly-emerging, vibrant country of 70 million, increasingly well-educated, industrious people.  …

EUCOM Week in Review Ending 4 Nov 09

Hot Topics AA: MIDEAST: Palestinians File Lawsuits Over Gaza War 10/30/09 AA:  The shadow behind US-Israeli war games 11/02/09 AL: Albania opens new offices to fight organised crime 10/30/09 DE: Thirteen injured in military base accident 11/02/09 IL: The use of radioactive uranium in Israeli military operations- An … 10/30/09 IL: Report: How Israel Bombed …

EUCOM Week in Review Ending 27 Oct 09

Hot Topics AA: European Statebuilding Through Hard And Soft Power 10/25/09 AA: Gaddafi: Disarm Israel or let Arabs develop nukes 10/26/09 AA: In the Cybersecurity War, Collaboration Is Key 10/26/09 AA: Iran plans to file ‘gas complaint’ against Turkey 10/24/09 AA: More diplomatic confusion between US and Poland 10/27/09 BY: Crime prevention is among priorities …

EUCOM Week in Review Ending 20 Oct 09

Hot Topics AA: Balkans Press Freedom Report 2009 10/20/09 AA: From Russia with disdain10/16/09 BY: Military enlistment office denies alternative service to believers 10/20/09 GE: The Tagliavini Report: A Road to Peace? 10/20/09 IL: Israeli defense chief rejects probe into Gaza war 10/20/09 KV: Kosovo Press Review – October 20 10/20/09 RS: Russsia’s Medvedev appeals …

EUCOM Week in Review Ending 14 Oct 09

Hot Topics AA: Debating the dragon-bear duet 10/13/09 AA: Iran to ‘blow up the heart of Israel’ if attacked 10/09/09 AA: EU should tell Czechs enough is enough 10/13/09 BA: Diplomats Downplay Immediate Hopes on Bosnia Talks 10/09/09 BG: Right-wingers to back GERB’s Fandukova to be mayor of Sofia 10/13/09 GE: Is Georgia Safe From …

EUCOM Week in Review Ending 7 Oct 09

Hot Topics AA: Mubarak urges Israel to resume peace talks 10/04/09 AA: Old dispute could yet upset Armenia, Turkey peace 10/06/09 CZ: The Czech Year of Adjustments 10/02/09 GE: An Invasion by Any Other Name 10/06/09 IL: Lieberman wants ‘new Israeli foreign policy’ 10/07/09 IL: UN report has Israeli officers concerned they could be arrested …

EUCOM Week in Review Ending 30 September 2009

Hot Topics AA: A breakdown of Iran’s missile arsenal 09/28/09 AA: Dialogue urged for Nagorno-Karabakh 09/29/09 AA: Obstacles on the path to world peace – Russia Now 09/28/09 AL: Topi says Albania aware of NATO responsibilities 09/25/09 CY: Cyprus Negotiators Running Out Of Time – Report 09/29/09‎ GR: Growing support for Greece’s far-right maverick party …

EUCOM Week in Review Ending 23 September 2009

Hot Topics AA: Ahmadinejad: Military will ‘cut off’ hand of enemies 09/22/09 AA: Europe must stand up for Georgia 09/21/09 AA: Hearings on Armenian-Turkish issue commence shortly 09/18/09 AA: NATO, US & Russia could join forces on missile defense 09/18/09 AM: Armenia’s President awarded military ranks 09/18/09 BG: War of words in Bulgarian judiciary escalates …

EUCOM Week in Review Ending 16 September 2009

Hot Topics AA: ARF Begins Protest Against Armenia-Turkey Protocols 09/15/09 AA: Azerbaijani media outlets gave killed Georgian for Armenian 09/11/09 AA: China, Russia tarred with US intel listing 09/15/09 DE: Report: Germany ponders Afghan exit strategy 09/13/09 NO: Norway – UN reform in a time of crisis – How can Norway make a … 09/15/09 …