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National Security News

National Security News

Month: October 2023

Changing Currents in the Indian Ocean: Is ‘Indian Out’ following Muizzu’s Victory in the Maldives?

Mohamed Muizzu’s election victory in the Maldives has set off ripples across the Indian Ocean. As a pro-China candidate, his triumph resurrects old tensions between India and China, as the two countries battle for influence over the archipelagic nation.

PKK Terrorist Attack Threatens Regional Stability & Swedish NATO Membership

On Sunday 1 October, Turkey confirmed launching airstrikes on militant targets in northern Iraq and making arrests in Istanbul, shortly after Kurdish militants claimed responsibility for their first bomb attack on Turkey’s capital in years, which detonated near government buildings…

Pro-Russia Victory in Slovakia’s Election Upends Regional Dynamics and Threatens Ukraine Support

Amidst a backdrop of lingering allegations of corruption, Robert Fico has defied expectations by emerging victorious in Slovakia’s recent election. Known for his pro-Russian stance and contentious campaign promises, Fico’s mandate could have far-reaching consequences for the region.