A huge foreign military force would be needed to defeat Damascus. So it’s stalemate for the present.
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Taking a satirical look at the way Argentinian government creates a farce over Las Malvinas, or Falklands, as Britain calls them.
Here’s One Doomsday Scenario The Syrian Civil War Can Produce.
Another part of the parody on Tony Blair’s memoirs.
Martin McCauley writes: Violent conflict is no stranger to the Republic of Yemen. After Britain had left the Protectorate of Aden in 1967, a Marxist government took over the country three years later. This led to the migration of hundreds of thousands to the north of Yemen. Eventually north and south Yemen were united in 1990. A secessionist revolt in the south in 1994 was swiftly put down. But the spectre of secession is back again. The south wants independence [...]
Martin McCauley writes: Conflict is brewing in Central Asia. Despite being Soviet republics until the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 there is no meeting of minds among the nations in the region. They are all predominantly Sunni Muslim and Turkic (except Tajikistan). Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan are oil and gas rich and Turkmenistan has gas in abundance. That leaves Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan that have almost no hydrocarbons. But they do have something which the other states covet: water.Central Asia [...]
Martin McCauley writes: The world is getting thirsty. Our planet has had a lot of water coming from the skies in recent times. Britain had the wettest August on record last year. France had its share of rainfall too. Floods are now common in India and Bangladesh. And yet the danger is that we could be running out of water. The country most affected is China. The mighty Yellow River, the cradle of the nation’s civilisation, is polluted almost beyond [...]
Martin McCauley writes: Turkey was quick to condemn the Israeli air strikes on Gaza, beginning on 27 December. The Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs highlighted the number of civilian casualties and the risk that the conflict might undermine security in the Middle East. Turkey has been attempting to improve its profile in the region through non-military means. These include trade relations, cultural exchanges and acting as a regional peace broker. Ankara, for example, has been attempting to bring Israel and [...]