Israel launched an air attack against Syria’s Aleppo International Airport early Tuesday, causing “material damage” and knocking the facility out of service, according to reports.
Category: TRENDS IN GEOPOLITICS – Mar 7 2023
UN NUKE WATCHDOG CREDITS IRAN FOR ‘MARKED IMPROVEMENT’
Iranian nuclear officials were credited last week for improving dialogue with the UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency after announcing that Tehran agreed to reinstall 20 cameras once removed inside its nuclear facilities.
U.S. PULLOUT FROM AFGHANISTAN WAS ABRUPT AND UNCOORDINATED, WATCHDOG SAYS
The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction issued a damning report last week that identified the multi-level failure of the U.S. during the troop withdrawal from Kabul that resulted in the swift demise of the Afghan government and the reintroduction to life under Taliban rule.
PROTESTS KEEP ERUPTING IN ISRAEL, ELITE AIR FORCE RESERVISTS STRIKE
Israel faced another day of protests on Saturday aimed at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan for a judicial overhaul in the country that resulted in about 160,000 demonstrators in Tel Aviv alone.
MIDDLE EAST MELTDOWN: ISRAELI OFFICIAL CALLS FOR PALESTINIAN VILLAGE TO BE ‘WIPED OUT’
Bezalel Smotrich, the Israeli finance minister, told a business conference on Wednesday that he believes the Palestinian village of Hawara “needs to be wiped out” and he thinks “the State of Israel should do it.”
IRANIAN WARSHIP’S VISIT TO BRAZIL DRAWS ISRAEL’S IRE
Israel criticized Brazil for allowing an Iranian naval vessel to make a port call in Rio de Janeiro last week, calling it a “dangerous development.”
U.S. HEGEMONY PERSISTS. WILL REMAIN IN MIDDLE EAST FOR ‘LONG HAUL’
The former army General whose last job was sitting on the board of directors of Raytheon, the second largest defense contractor in the United States and now Defense Secretary, Lloyd Austin, announced that Washington has no plans to exit the Middle East.
WWIII: ISRAEL SAYS RUSSIA COULD PROVIDE IRAN WITH UPDATED AIR DEFENSE SYSTEMS SO WINDOW ON NUKE FACILITIES COULD BE CLOSING
Top officials in Israel warned that time could be running out for an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities because Russia could provide Tehran with its feared S-400 air defense systems, according to a report on Bloomberg.