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For Putin, war is state branding by other means.

For Putin, war is state branding by other means.

Russia’s recent wars in Georgia, Syria, and Ukraine, however, have been military expressions of its government’s desire to lend truth to its pretensions to superpower status. In all three conflicts,…

Europe during 2016, and perspectives for next year, according to Victor Bjorgan.

Europe during 2016, and perspectives for next year, according to Victor Bjorgan.

by  our Publisher Victor Bjorgan, Norway 31.12.2016.-  2016 was not  a good year for Europe´s  stability.  During this year, many negative situations  worsened  the geopolitical stability in Europe. Also, Europe…

The Assassination of the Russian Ambassador may be telling us about President Erdoğan’s Turkey.

The Assassination of the Russian Ambassador may be telling us about President Erdoğan’s Turkey.

The Assassination of the Russian Ambassador may be telling us about Erdoğan’s Turkey.  A great, and unfortunate, irony is that whereas just a few years ago Erdoğan sought to transcend…

Turkey threatened to walk away from the migration deal.

Turkey threatened to walk away from the migration deal.

Turkey has threatened to walk away from the migration deal agreed in March with the EU, if Turks are not granted visa-free travel to the bloc, while a crackdown by…

Putin endeavors to erect barriers to adversaries and buffer zones in The Balkans.

Putin endeavors to erect barriers to adversaries and buffer zones in The Balkans.

In regard to protecting Russian interests in the Balkans, Russian President Vladimir Putin opts for similar covert operations techniques used by Great Britan during the early 1950s, behind the Iron Curtain.…

Jihadists may try returning to Europe as Isis loses ground.

Jihadists may try returning to Europe as Isis loses ground.

“Morale is desperate,” one Isis official tells media. “Even in Raqqa. But they are very smart. They have made plans for all of this. They are investing a lot in…

Erdogan used the failed military coup to give his own coup and to consolidate power.

Erdogan used the failed military coup to give his own coup and to consolidate power.

The Turkish government has removed 2,745 judges from duty in the wake of a failed military coup in which over 161 people were killed. The decision followed an emergency meeting of…

Turkey Coup, NATO and the U.S.

Turkey Coup, NATO and the U.S.

Turkey Coup: How Does NATO, the U.S. Respond? As chaos unfolded in Turkey on Friday amid what the nation’s president said was an attempted coup by the military, it was…

Military coup in Turkey: President Erdogan calls people to resist.

Military coup in Turkey: President Erdogan calls people to resist.

ISTANBUL — Military factions in Turkey attempted to seize control of the country Friday night, setting off a furious scramble for power and plunging the crucial NATO member and American…

Ataturk´s airport terror attack: More and better intelligence on Daesh is the name of the game.

Ataturk´s airport terror attack: More and better intelligence on Daesh is the name of the game.

In regard to the attack at Istambul´s Ataturk Airport, the presence of enforcement personnel has pushed terrorism efforts outside security checkpoints, so airports now needed to figure out how to…

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