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Mark Toth And Jon Sweet

Unmasking the Web of Disinformation in Africa

Africa is being aggressively targeted with disinformation campaigns by Beijing and Moscow to exploit the continent’s vast wealth of natural resources, while coercing its political leadership into backing China and Russia on the global stage. 

Space Wars in Djibouti

The international race to commercialize and militarize space arguably began in earnest when American astronaut Neil Armstrong first stepped onto the moon on July 20th, 1969, uttering his famous phrase, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Now,…

The General Goes to Washington

In American folklore and in our sense of national identity, imagined and real, the principled lone ranger – the Gen. George S. Patton type – has long infused America’s ideal of a hero. You see it in our novels –…

Moldova in the Kremlin’s crosshairs

Moldova has squarely been in the Kremlin’s crosshairs since the outset of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ‘special military operation.’ Ever since 1992, when the Russian army occupied the non-NATO country’s Transnistria region, the Moldovan government has been under tremendous pressure. It bent, then subsequently broke prompting the resignation of…

In The Garden Of Armageddon

The world is now finding itself in the garden of Armageddon – and the gates of hell await.

OPINION: Why Russia’s Wagner Group Must Be Extinguished Altogether

Why the Wagner Group. now in its twilight, must be extinguished altogether

Harry and Meghan: Who Shall Separate Us?

Harry’s extraordinary memoir and its cost to his own security and that of the Commonwealth.

Ukraine’s Dark Carol of The Satellites

How satellite technology is capturing Russia’s targeting bombing of cultural sites in the Ukraine.

Putin and His Belarus Conundrum

Putin and the fast looming problem of what to do with Belarus.

Prigozhin: The Man Who Would Be Putin’s King

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the notorious one-time shadowy founder of the Wagner Group, is subtly beginning to challenge Putin for control of Russia’s military – and, undoubtedly, in time, likely for control of all of Russia.