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Can Syria and Libya finally forge an effective alliance?

by Paul Iddon On a tactical level, the Syrian civil war is increasingly being exported to Libya, where thousands of Syrian men have been recruited during the last year for Libya’s warring sides. Turkey sent former rebels who fought in … Continue reading

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Libya: The Next Pirate Haven?

by Paul Pryce. With degrees in political science from both sides of the pond, Paul Pryce has previously worked as Senior Research Fellow for the Atlantic Council of Canada’s Canadian Armed Forces program, as a Research Fellow for the OSCE … Continue reading

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US Marines Go to Italy as Libya Edges Toward a New Civil War

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. This article was published on his website “America’s Codebook: Africa” at first. Libya appears to be … Continue reading

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Sessionsrückblick

Diese Woche startete die Wintersession der eidgenössischen Räte. Unter anderem wird es um die Bewilligung des Rüstungsprogrammes 2013 und um die Verlängerung des Einsatzes von Angehörigen der Armee zum Schutz der Schweizer Vertretung in Tripolis gehen. Deshalb ist es höchste … Continue reading

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Reisebericht Libanon – Tripoli, libanesische Gebirgsregion und Bekaa-Ebene

Ungefähr 2 Stunden nördlich von Beirut befindet sich Tripoli, die zweitgrösste Stadt Libanons. Von der Überbauung mit Hochhäusern Beirut sehr ähnlich, unterscheidet sich Tripoli spürbar durch fehlenden Tourismus und damit verbunden dem fehlenden Nachtleben. Der Abend wird hier mit arabischem … Continue reading

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