Author: Jim Carey

7 Key Events That Changed the Geopolitical Landscape This Week

(GPA) Detroit – This has been a big week in world events and we here at Geopolitics Alert have covered a few major stories. Here are your key takeaways for the week of December 25th: Israel Reacts to the UNSC Settlement Decision. After the United Nations Security Council bite last week calling for a halt […]

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Russia and Turkey Reach Ceasefire Deal for Syria

(GPA) Ankara – Russian President Vladimir Putin has confirmed the signing of a formal ceasefire between Russia, Syria and multiple rebel groups fighting the Assad government. The ceasefire goes into effect tonight at 12 midnight local time and includes the Syrian government, Iranian and Russian forces as well as opposition groups that account for about […]

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Poland Purchases US Missiles Causing Risk of ‘Provoking Conflict’

(GPA) Warsaw – Upon the recent confirmation of a $225 million dollar contract for air-to-surface missiles between Boeing and the Polish government, tensions are continuing to heighten in Eastern Europe. The purchase of the 70 JASSM-ER long range missiles (worth about $850,000 per unit) is already ratcheting up tension between the government officials in Warsaw […]

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Erdogan Says He Has Proof of US Aiding Terrorists in Syria

(GPA) Ankara – Turkish President Recep Erdogan said in a press conference yesterday that he has proof of the US aiding terrorists in Syria such as the Kurdish YPG and PYD but also including the Islamic State (IS). Erdogan said it was “very clear” that the US is arming and supporting “terrorist groups including Daesh (IS)” […]

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What the Decline of Boko Haram Can Teach Us About Daesh

(GPA) Abuja – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari announced Saturday that the last refuge of the African terrorist organization and Islamic State affiliate Boko Haram has fallen to Nigerian troops. The remnants of the terrorist organization were surrounded over the weekend in their final refuge, “camp zero” in the Sambisa forest in northern Nigeria. President Buhari […]

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Netanyahu Facing New Investigation for Fraud and Bribery

(GPA) Tel Aviv – The Israeli police claimed to have found new information in an ongoing secret inquiry into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s business dealings and at now asking the attorney general’s office to authorize a full investigation. The secret probe into Netanyahu began about nine months ago and revolved around accusations that the PM had […]

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Saudi Ministry: Over 2,000 Citizens Fighting Abroad With Terror Groups

(GPA) Riyadh – Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry has released a report of the number of their citizens fighting in jihadist groups in multiple conflict zones although a majority are in Syria. The report detailed a breakdown of 2,093 Saudi nationals believed to be fighting abroad with terrorist organizations. Of that total number there are 297 […]

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Russia and Syria Report of Mass Graves in Liberated Aleppo

(GPA) Damascus – As Russian and Syrian soldiers survey the streets of the formerly “rebel” controlled areas of East Aleppo, reports are emerging of booby traps, mass graves and signs of torture. Russian soldiers reported multiple mass grave sites have been located in the initial sweep of East Aleppo during the clearing of bombs and […]

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In Wake of UNSC Vote, Israel Approves Hundreds of New Settlements

(GPA) Tel Aviv – Following the vote on Friday by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) calling for a halt to further Israeli settlements in the West Bank, the Jerusalem Planning Committee has approved hundreds of new settlement homes in East Jerusalem. The Israeli government began approving new settlements over the weekend that were previously deemed […]

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Breaking: UNSC Passes Resolution Calling for Halt of Israeli Settlements

(GPA) New York – In a surprising move, the United States today abstained from a vote in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on the legality of Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory. With the passage of the measure introduced by New Zealand, Malaysia, Venezuela and Senegal the Israeli settlements in Palestine are officially recognized as […]

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