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VEGA Strategic Services
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North Korean missile tests in East Asia

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The Ghost of SADAT in Nagorno-Karabakh

It is likely that SADAT supports Azerbaijan in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The true extent to which they are involved is more of a puppet-master approach Key Judgements KJ-1. It is likely that the Turkish SADAT group is supporting Azerbaijan in…

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Venezuelan Armed Forces: A Future of Impunity & Confrontation

Background The Venezuelan Armed Forces (FANB) have played an active role in the domestic turmoil since 2014, suppressing opposition and using force to limit the risk of dissidence. In March 2020, the US indicted Nicolas Maduro with criminal charges, offering…

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North Korean Small Arms Proliferation and Identification

This report seeks to offer an assessment of North Korean small arms proliferation and identification, with a focus on Africa. Key Judgements North Korea can export its large stockpile of historic small arms, which are indistinguishable from North Korean small…

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The Mahari Desert Patrol: An Anachronistic Throwback or Practical Unit?

Le Groupement Territorial Saharien Deep in the South of Tunisia, the Mahari Desert Patrol or “Groupement Territiral Saharien” (GTS), a part of the Tunisian Army, protects the border areas and remote deserts of Tunisia from all who may do Tunisia…

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The Forgotten Rogue Nuclear Power of Africa

It is easy to think first of Iran or North Korea as aspiring and actual rogue nuclear nations respectively when asked about this subject. To others still, Israel and its purported nuclear deterrent may occur first. However, there was (until…

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British Military Playing Catch-up on Sub-Threshold Conflict

The British Military and Government are attempting to catch up to Russia and Hybrid Warfare Tactics, but a significant gap still exists. While this gap is being closed, Russia is operating with an advantage and has gained a strategic edge….

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AFCON 2019: Is Egypt secure enough to host the African Cup of Nations?

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) was originally scheduled to be held in Cameroon this summer from 15 June to 13 July. In a meeting of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on 30 November 2018, Cameroon was officially…

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Black Magic: Witchcraft and Warfare

Black magic and witchcraft in African societies predate the spread of Christianity and Islam in the continent. What is seen as magic and ritual, has its roots in traditional African religions. Additionally, it is the consequences of colonialism and Christian…

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Wagner: Russia’s ‘Non-State State Actor’ Part IV

    Libya had amassed a debt of no less than $4.6 billion to Russia by 2008, largely stemming from the Soviet era. President Putin travelled to Libya and met Gaddafi in ’08 and wrote off the entire debt. In…

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