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Jacob Zuma, the MK Party, and the Kremlin’s GRU

On December 28, 2007, the Directorate of Special Operations (DSO), known as the Scorpions, charged Jacob Zuma with eighteen charges of money laundering and corruption based on seven hundred and fifty-three illicit payments he received while serving as the Deputy…

Exclusive: Senior Research Fellow Martin Plaut on China, Russia and keeping the Red Sea open

The United States and Britain have carried out strikes against targets linked to Houthis in Yemen. It’s the first time strikes have been launched against the Iran-backed group since it started targeting international shipping in the Red Sea late last year. An international…

Iran Is Secretly Supplying Combat Drones To The Sudanese Army 

  Iran has secretly supplied Sudan’s armed forces with combat drones in a new intervention which risks further destabilising the region.  The Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) has been equipped with the Mohajer-6, a single-engine unmanned aircraft which can carry up to…

Putin sends his assassin chief into Africa to run Wagner

Putin To Install His Assassin In Chief As Head of Wagner in Africa.