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Effects of External Factors on the Greater Arab Free Trade  Zone from 1997-2005

Fatma Ahmed Althani Fatma Althani has presented her desertion with the focus on Arab Free Zone during the period of 1997-2005, which she defended at the Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences (University of Tripoli). Fatma provided Geostrategic Media with an abstract of her paper and we publish it upon her approval. Abstract  The …

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Addressing Economic Challenges in Africa Through Deep Investments

Jeff Broth   The African continent comprises a diverse collection of countries, each with its own set of challenges. The governance of individual territories, regions, and countries requires tremendous care and attention, particularly where peace and stability are concerned. Leadership is central to the prosperity of the African …

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Major powers step up battle for Africa

By Maria Dubovikova Rex Tillerson’s final overseas visit before Donald Trump fired him as US Secretary of State was to Africa, where many global and regional powers are coming into direct competition. Tillerson’s trip came within the framework of the American administration’s bid to secure its influence in Africa following the humiliation caused by President Donald Trump’s alleged comments, which badly affected Africa-US relations. Tillerson’s visit …

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The Militarization Of The Red Sea

By Shehab al-Makahleh and Giorgio Cafiero The Red Sea has historically connected traders from Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Today the strategically valuable body of water is vital to Sino-European trade. In recent years, several countries have established military footholds along the saltwater inlet’s African shore. …

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‘Blackwater Air’ Is Back, and Flying for U.S. Special Forces

A mercenary air force that became a symbol of the U.S. occupation of Iraq is back in action—this time in Central Africa, supporting a shadowy American U.S. Special Forces commando operation targeting the Lord’s Resistance Army. In late January, a source on the ground in Central African Republic …

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