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U.S. silent on a dangerous game of chess in the East China Sea

U.S. silent on a dangerous game of chess in the East China Sea

Gregory Copley, Global Information System A Sept. 25, 2012, maritime incident at the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea — ostensibly between Republic of China (ROC: Taiwan) maritime elements and Japanese Coast Guard vessels — enabled Beijing to score a timely strategic success in defiance at Washington’s proposed “Pacific pivot” strategy to consolidate its […]

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State of the Iran-Israel showdown, geopolitically speaking

State of the Iran-Israel showdown, geopolitically speaking

Gregory Copley, Global Information System Global security concerns continued,in early April 2012, to be geared around the possibility of armed conflict between Iran and Israel, an issue hedged by a range of other conflicts and issues. The actual prospect of such a conflict, however, remained extremely low, for a variety of reasons, despite the near […]

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Strategist: Obama handling of Libya polarizes NATO, pushes Turkey into anti-U.S. camp

Strategist: Obama handling of Libya polarizes NATO, pushes Turkey into anti-U.S. camp

Gregory Copley, Global Information System The U.S. Obama Administration’s lack of leadership in helping to resolve the Libyan civil war has, among other things, widened the rift between the U.S. and European members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and has made the U.S. increasingly less influential in global strategic issues. The confused and […]

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Strategic ramifications of the Egyptian crisis

Strategic ramifications of the Egyptian crisis

Gregory Copley, Global Information System Neither Mubarak nor Elbaradei have offered a vision for Egyptians as did Sadat. Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, right, and Vice President Hosni Mubarak on Oct. 6, 1981 in the reviewing stand during a military parade just before soldiers opened fire from a truck during the parade, killing Sadat and injuring […]