London (MEE) – The head of the Twitter editorial for MENA is a part-time officer in the 77th Brigade, an ‘information warfare’ unit which has worked on ‘behavioral change’ projects in the region. The senior Twitter executive with editorial responsibility for the Middle East is also a part-time officer inContinue Reading

Geneva (GPA) – Last week, Geopolitics Alert editor Randi Nord participated in the 42nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. Nord spoke as part of an eye-opening and in-depth panel alongside well-known Gulf activists, former politicians, and journalists living in exile. Participants broke down theContinue Reading

Persian Gulf Incidents Pit Europe Against Brexit, US, and Boris Johnson

Berlin (TT) – These days, Germany is receiving many requests from the United States and Britain to join an international coalition to control the Strait of Hormuz and take part in joint navy projects in the Persian Gulf. This, however, doesn’t seem like the perfect time to make such aContinue Reading

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Paris (GPA) – Emmanuel Macron recently voiced support for opposition in Venezuela even as his own country is ground to a halt every weekend by protests. There is an overused saying that “people in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.” While these few words may be cliche there is definitely oneContinue Reading

Paris (TLS) – At least 168 protesters have been arrested in Paris. The police have used water cannons and tear gas to disperse demonstrations throughout France. Thousands of protesters took to the streets of French cities Saturday in the fifth weekend of nationwide demonstrations against Emmanuel Macron’s government, despite calls to hold off after a gun attack in Strasbourg earlierContinue Reading