2018 | GEOPOLITICS ALERT

Year: 2018

Your Top 5 Favorite Articles of 2018

Detroit (GPA) – As we round out 2018, Geopolitics Alert would like to take a moment to thank all of our readers for sticking with us for yet another year. We wouldn’t be here without you all. We’ve put together a list of your favorite five articles from 2018. Thanks for two great years and […]

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Child Soldiers From Darfur Fight on Front Line of Saudi War in Yemen

Khartoum (AMA) – The New York Times revealed new information about the Sudanese mercenaries involved in the aggression against Yemen in an investigation into the stages of recruitment of mercenaries and how Saudi and UAE officers dealt with them. Child soldiers from Sudan’s Darfur have reportedly been fighting on behalf of Saudi Arabia and its allies […]

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Syria, Iraq Respond to US Attempts to Prolong Its Occupation of Region

Baghdad (GPA) – The US decision to pull out from Syria last week has not entirely translated into a full cessation of involvement in the Middle East. While Trump declared last week to remove 2,000 ground troops from Syrian territory, he stated that he had no intentions of evacuating the nearly 5,200 forces from Iraqi […]

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US officials deny Syrian claim of recapturing Kurdish-held Manbij city

Ankara (TM) – United States officials on Friday denied Syrian claims that it has recaptured the northern city of Manbij, which was held by Kurdish militia, the Ahval news website reported. A statement was posted on the official Twitter account of the International Coalition for Operation Inherent Resolve, a military coalition to fight the Islamic State in […]

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As Media Focuses on Syria Withdrawal, Ukraine Preps for War with Russia

Kiev (GPA) – While western media frets over Trump’s withdrawal from Syria, Ukraine is trying to start a war with Russia. While much of the western media is fretting over the decision by US President Donald Trump to withdraw American troops from northern Syria there is another potential conflict brewing. This time, the trouble is, […]

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Saudi King Appoints Former Ritz-Carlton Detainee as Foreign Minister

Riyadh (MEE) – King Salman of Saudi Arabia has appointed a new foreign minister as part of a major cabinet reshuffle, a royal decree has said. Ibrahim al-Assaf will replace Adel al-Jubeir, the foreign ministry said on Thursday citing the decree. Jubeir will be demoted to minister of state for foreign affairs, it added. Assaf, a former long-serving […]

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Syria Army Reinforced Close to Front with Turkish-Backed Forces: Report

Damascus (TM) – Syrian government troops backed by Russian forces have sent extra troops toward the city of Manbij in coordination with the militia that controls it, a militia spokesman said, as Turkish-backed Syrian rebels said they were preparing to attack it, Reuters reported. The deployment was coordinated with the US-backed militia in Manbij, the spokesman for the […]

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Yellow Vests: Fuel Tax Hike Triggers Poverty, Finances War and Repayment of Public Debt

Paris (GR) – The Western media in chorus upholds France’s President Macron against the Yellow Vests Movement, which it describes as “Climate Deniers.” The New York Times casually describes the fuel tax hike as a carefully formulated economic policy to fight global climate change. It’s a lie. Hikes in the fuel tax applied Worldwide in […]

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Trump Starts Withdrawal of US Forces from Syria, Claims Victory Over ISIS

Washington D.C. (TNA) – President Donald Trump has begun what will be a total withdrawal of US troops from Syria, declaring they have succeeded in their mission to defeat Daesh and were no longer needed in the country. “They’re all coming back and they’re coming back now. We won,” Trump declared on Wednesday in a […]

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Saudis Rebuff US Vote But Face Canadian Backlash with Cancelled Weapons Sale

Washington D.C. (AMA) – Saudi Arabia has denounced a US Senate resolution to end Washington’s military support for the kingdom and to hold Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) accountable for the murder of journalist Khashoggi last week but faced a new backlash as Canada announced plans to cancel a giant 2014 weapons deal with Riyadh. “The […]

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