It remains to be seen whether or not the West has the temerity to stand up for itself against these lunatics. Thus far, our record has been unimpressive, as evidenced in the way the Islamist ideology has proliferated to Africa and Asia. America’s current strategy is one that will surely lead to defeat. Significant changes must be made — and they will likely be very painful for the conventional thinkers who dominate U.S. foreign policy.
“Right now, the Russian “game” in Africa is small and limited to mostly diplomatic and economic overtures. Further, it’s no secret that Russia’s endeavors in Africa are tightly tethered to China’s own movements throughout the continent. In fact, Russia’s most recent attempts to align the CAR with its own foreign policy objectives comes at a time when the country had been partially abandoned to the Chinese. Moreover, both Chinese and Russian attempts to increase their standing and presence in Africa are complimentary. This is all about linking the vast mineral wealth of Africa–in the case of the Central African Republic, it is about connecting their oil fields–to the new Sahel-Saharan Silk Road that the Chinese have been building as a part of their overall One-Belt-One-Road initiative.”
As the 14th anniversary of the Iraq War passes us by, I reflect on the geopolitical implications of the ill-fated war over at American Greatness.
My good friend and mentor, Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz has proffered a necessary defense of our mutual friend (and current Deputy Special Assistant to President Trump), Dr. Sebastian Gorka. Read on if you want to understand how the Left smears great patriots like Dr. Gorka
Egypt is a geostrategically vital part of the Mideast. It has long been the source of stability for the region. It has also long been an ally of the United States. Since the Arab Spring, however, that has been changing. Now, with the ouster of Muslim Brotherhood President Morsi and the rise of Egyptian General Sisi as president, the Obama Administration has erroneously distanced itself from Egypt, allowing for Russia to swoop in. This article details the ramifications of that.