Arkady Savitsky, Author at GEOPOLITICS ALERT

Author: Arkady Savitsky

Arkady Savitsky is a military analyst based in St Petersburg, Russia.

UK Commits Extra Military Forces to Ukraine: Irresponsible Policy, Dangerous Repercussions

Kiev (SCF) – Ukraine’s Constitutional Court green-lighted a bill on amending the country’s main law by enshrining into it the final goal of obtaining NATO and EU membership. The decision was announced the next day after the UK and Ukraine’s defense ministries made a joint statement, stressing the need to expand military cooperation. The defense chiefs […]

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Netanyahu’s Predicament: The Era of Easy Wars Is over

Tel Aviv (AHT) – When Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, ordered his army to carry out a limited operation in the besieged Gaza Strip on November 12, he certainly did not anticipate that his military adventure would destabilize his government and threaten the very survival of his right-wing coalition. But it did, far more than the multiple […]

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Israeli Police Recommend Netanyahu and His Wife be Charged with Corruption

Tel Aviv – Israeli police have said they have found evidence to recommend pursuing bribery and corruption charges against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife. Authorities claimed on Sunday that Netanyahu gave favorable contracts to Bezeq Telecom in exchange for better coverage of the prime minister and his wife on its news website. The latest round of allegations […]

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Turkey’s Hour of Reckoning in Syria

Ankara (SCF) – During a Pentagon briefing last weekend, Secretary of Defence James Mattis dropped a bombshell by innocuously slipping in that the US military intends to set up a string of observation posts on the Syrian-Turkish border. Mattis implied that Turkey was on board and that the idea was for the two militaries to […]

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Media Mum as Congress Readies Largest Foreign Military Aid Package in US History

Washington D.C. (IPN) – Congress is about to legislate the largest military aid package to a foreign country in U.S. history, but U.S. media aren’t telling the American public. Israelis know about the money, and Israel partisans are pressuring the one lone Senator opposing it, but apparently, U.S. news organizations don’t think the general public needs […]

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Iran: New American Sanctions, and How Iran May Respond

Tehran (NEO) – Barely a day passes without an outburst of angry words and threats from the US President directed at Iran at its people. If we believe the section of the US media that is loyal to -or controlled by – the White House, there is no more dangerous country than Iran. This raises […]

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Tunisia Secures $500m Saudi Loan During Crown Prince’s Controversial Visit

Tunis (MEE) – Cash injection may help President Beji Caid Essebsi handle the criticism he’s receiving for hosting notorious Saudi leader. Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi’s hosting of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman caused much discontent in his country and led to large-scale protests in the streets of Tunis. The price for this bad […]

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EU Reassures Iran of Commitment to JCPOA

Tehran (TNA) – European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini, after a meeting with Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi, reiterated the bloc’s resolve to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. “They equally expressed their determination to preserve the nuclear agreement as a matter of respecting […]

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Erdogan implies US has to choose between Turkey and YPG

Ankara (TM) – President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Tuesday implied that the US has to choose between Turkey and a Kurdish militia in Syria as “it is the end of the road.” “Today we’ll take very important decisions. They need to see that it’s the end of the road. This is a chance for those who claim to […]

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US Contradicting Statements on Yemen Reflect Desire for Continuation of Aggression

Sana’a (AM) – Soon after the US called for a ceasefire in Yemen frontlines, the US-Saudi Aggression launched an air and ground assault on the port city of Hodeida. This escalation is considered to be largest since the attempt by the US-Saudi aggression to take Hodeida. The military operation targeted everything including infrastructure, homes, and […]

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