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A Russian Perspective on the Food Crisis

... urea-ammonia and phosphate fertilizers). Russia is ready to keep on strictly fulfilling its obligations under international contracts regarding shipments of agricultural products. We are aware of the importance of our wheat for the nations of Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East . In the current agricultural year, our exports will amount to 37 million tons of grain, next year we plan to increase it up to 50 million tons. Russia intends to continue providing humanitarian assistance, including through the UN World Food Program. Russia’s goal has always been to stabilize the situation ...


The U.S. Wants To Turn Ethiopia Into Bosnia

... in the northern Tigray Region in an article that she published at Politico in August titled “In Ethiopia, Echoes Of Yugoslavia”. In reality, it is those U.S.-backed foreign forces, including corrupt UN officials, that are meddling in the Horn of Africa country who are the ones pushing this outcome. PM Abiy is, in fact, counteracting their efforts to advance the Yugoslav scenario in Ethiopia.Source: Office of the Prime Minister - Ethiopia Her article was rebutted by Ethiopia’s Ambassador to Belgium,...


Analyzing The American Hybrid War on Ethiopia

... who might also come under similar pressure from their partner sometime in the future—due to its zero-sum New Cold War geopolitical calculations. Ethiopia’s sheer size makes it an African leader, not to mention it hosting the headquarters of the African Union, so it can influence the rest of the continent. It also has a very proud anti-imperialist history which motivates its people not to submit to foreign pressure. China, Russia and India have politically supported Ethiopia against the U.S. at the UN,...


Akihiko Tanaka: Trump Has Come to Recognise the Importance of the US-Japan Alliance System

... (TICAD). After that, the conference was held every five years and, after 2014, we decided to meet more frequently, every three years to be exact. The last conference took place last year. During this time, we have cultivated strong relations with several African countries. Ivan Timofeev: Russia-Japan Dialogue: The Sanctions Factor When I was the President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), my primary task was to prepare cooperation projects for the development of African countries. By carrying ...


Non-Economic Drivers of China’s Peacekeeping Operations in Africa

... History-New York then Philadelphia -, 105 (690), 160. Scott, J., & Wilkinson, R. (2013). China threat? Evidence from the WTO. Journal of World Trade, 47 (4),761-782. Williams, P. D. (2018). Joining AMISOM: why six African states contributed troops to the African Union Mission in Somalia. Journal of Eastern African Studies, 12 (1), 172-192.


Africa and Russia: Russia is important to make Africa The Place to be

... areas which the EU neglects. Germany in 2017 issued an open document "Africa and Europe - A new partnership for development, peace and a better future". The objective was sympathetic, but Germany's concept had a marked lack of focus on what counts for Africa today: Cities, business (incl. value-added exports), and modern job-creation. Russia is needed as partner with Africa.


Keeping Peace in Africa in the 21st Century

... been an unprecedented surge in both the scale of peacekeeping and peacebuilding activities, as well as in the number of actors engaged in conflict resolution. Complex and challenging, the African security landscape presents the United Nations (UN), the African Union (AU), and the broader international community with numerous opportunities for trial, error, and experimentation. The African continent has long been subject to much mythmaking and stereotyping, with countless colonial and postcolonial legacies haunting ...


Western Sahara – a Rebel with an Angelic Face?

... of continuous armed conflict. Morocco failed to deliver a solution both on the military and on the diplomatic front because the international community does not recognize Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara. Jacques Taberlet Vladimir Shubin: United Africa? The people of Western Sahara challenge Morocco daily, organising demonstrations against the occupation and calling for a peaceful democratic solution to the conflict. Western Sahara is a clear legal case where double-standard policies have no ...


Diplomacy and hegemony in the “Horn of Africa

... commitments. Sometimes the commitments, which can be diplomatic agreements and treaties, can be disrupted by the impact of money moves by private citizens, particularly in the Middle East. Various sources say the pricetag on the “New Horn of Africa” runs between $8 and 12 billion- not including the $16 billion Horn of Africa oil pipeline that complements it (reported by the Financial Times). Who is backing the New Horn of Africa, for now? Here is a list of those who have agreed to participate ...


The ISIS Crisis and the faiblesse of global governance

... order since the Great Depression. What he forgot to tell the world in his speech is that it’s not over. German finance minister Wolfgang Schauble has voiced major concerns over the future of the Euro. Open season for George Soros and his hedge fund and arbitrage friends. A three front war. Ukraine. ISIS-Middle East. Africa. Beyond the focus of the Obama speech, the entire continent of Africa remains a region of escalating conflict. The World Bank estimates that there are 3 million refugees displaced by wars. The United Nations has just authorized a shoot to kill ...


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