An Israeli human rights group said last week that Israel has about 1,200 Palestinians detained who have not had a trial and don’t even know the reason they’re being held because of a murky law that allows them to be held on secret charges.
Category: TRENDS IN GEOPOLITICS – Aug 8 2023
Poland announced last week that it will send more troops to its border with Belarus after claiming that Minsk violated its airspace with military helicopters—a claim that Minsk rejected.
Iran has fortified its naval forces in the Strait of Hormuz with long-range missiles and drones after reports that Washington is set to put Marines on commercial ships sailing through the key oil waterway—which is seen as the latest escalation between the two countries.
The leadership behind the recent coup in Niger emerged unscathed by a deadline imposed by the Economic Community of West African States, or ECOWAS, to relinquish power in Niamey or face the possibility of military intervention.
France, a former colonial power that invaded numerous nations across Africa, Asia, and other parts of the world to kill and conquer countries so they could steal natural resources and whatever they wanted, that has maintained a troop presence in the mineral-rich Niger, announced last week that it will not pull out its forces after a request by the military junta now in control of the country.