Israel-Hamas: "war is a severe teacher"
“The most disastrous war is not the one that is lost but the one that disappoints”, goes a saying among historians, because there is no military victory on the field that can be defined as such if not...
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How late is the night? The Russian war industry two years after the invasion of Ukraine
I want to introduce this analysis of Russian war production after two years of commitment in the conflict with Ukraine, starting from the weapons system that in the scenarios of...
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First lessons learned from Gaza
The battlefields are increasingly moving towards inhabited centers: this was witnessed by the war in Ukraine, with the long months of siege of Mariupol, Bakhmut, Avdiivka...
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2024
When a period comes to an end, the need to draw up a budget arises unavoidably; an accounting-like report generally characterized by red liabilities...
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“Africa Corps”: Russia expands its influence in the Sahel
Russia is expanding its influence and military presence in the Sahel at an unprecedented pace. After consolidating in Mali – where the mercenaries of the Wagner Group are...
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The Arctic region and US concerns
It will not constitute the maritime alternative to Suez and Malacca, at least for a few more years, but certainly the Arctic Northern Sea Route (NRS, 6000 miles, from the Barents Sea to the...
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Red Sea crisis: a "defensive" operation is not necessary
Italy will be present in the Red Sea to counter attacks by the Yemeni Houthis against merchant ships with the multi-role frigate Fasan of the Navy. It deals with...
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Between retrenchment and redeployment: Washington's challenges
In March 1946, President Harry Truman launched a $400 million aid package for Greece and Turkey, a move that, in effect, would...
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Bab el Mandeb: avoid the opening of a new war front
One of the greatest risks to be avoided in the dramatic Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the extension of its radius of...
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2024: The West must decide if it wants Ukraine to win
Where is the Russian invasion of Ukraine headed in 2024? The recent assessment of the Ukrainian Commander-in-Chief Valery...
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The sulphurous geopolitics of the idealist Henry
The ascent, ennobled from eternity, on the grand staircase of political science, allows diplomatic comparisons only...
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Iran and the (non) Palestinian cause
The conflict in the Middle East, and for some time, has accustomed us to complex scenarios, in a sort of matryoshka wars,...
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When death comes knocking, use opium
The XNUMXst century will be remembered, initially, for epidemics; healthy carriers of ancestral terrors who have...
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The Kremlin's landing at the OSCE
Two days before the start of the full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the deputy minister of...
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What peace in the Middle East, without the end of the "proxy states"?
That an asymmetric conflict is being fought between Israel and Hamas is evident even just in the subjects involved: one...
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The clash between Zelensky and Zaluzhnyi over war-torn Ukraine changes little
Those who know a little about history will only notice that during the wars, at a certain point, regardless of how the...
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The new Russian maritime strategy
Unlike the US approach, where the US Navy has always defined its role and strategy, the Navy...
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Hamas and Houthis and modernized long-distance guerrilla warfare
The chronicle of missile launches and the use of drones by the pro-Iranian Yemeni Houthis towards Jewish targets...
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Iran, prisoners of a revolution
Jimmy Carter, 1978, “Thanks to the Shah's greatness, Iran is an island of stability in the Middle East.” Ali Ansari, “...
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Russia: How the FSB spies on foreign diplomats and journalists
The Operational Research Directorate of the FSB (Seventeenth Directorate, also known as OPU) is called...
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