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Uzbekistan exits Russia-controlled pact, joining Georgia, Azerbaijan

Uzbekistan exits Russia-controlled pact, joining Georgia, Azerbaijan

Compiled by Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com Unhappy with Russia’s dominance of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), Uzbekistan on June 28 announced its withdrawal from the Moscow-led regional security alliance. “Uzbekistan has sent the CSTO secretariat a note about the suspension of its participation in the activities of the CSTO,” the Russian news agency RIA Novosti […]

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Insurgency-sponsor Iran gets a taste of its own medicine and doesn't like it

Insurgency-sponsor Iran gets a taste of its own medicine and doesn't like it

By Fariborz Saremi Iran, which has often employed proxies such as Hizbullah in Lebanon and the Asaib A Haq (League of Righteous) in Iraq to expand its sphere of influence, now finds itself the victim of this form of warfare. Tehran is being forced to fight several low-level insurgencies in its border regions which, Tehran claims, […]

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August demonstrations in Azerbaijan take aim at Iran's ecological mismanagement

  By Sheda Vasseghi This past weekend the cities of Urmia and Tabriz in Azerbaijan, Iran, witnessed clashes between civilians and Islamic Republic thugs trained in crushing demonstrations. Dozens were arrested or severely injured, according to reports from the region.  While the focus of the uprisings has been regime’s incompetency in failing to prevent the […]