Confidential

Russian Military Bases in Egypt

The presence of Russian forces in Libya, as well as the alleged presence of PMC’s in CAR, have highly likely pushed the creation of a military base in Egypt. Key Judgements KJ-1. The frequency and intensity of Russian activity in…

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Confidential

Egypt: A Challenging Future

Egypt is a country with a highly challenging future set of conditions for any government. The Egypt inherited in 2014 by President Sisi had chronic problems. The tourism industry was in tatters following the revolution, and trust of foreigners in…

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Confidential

Egypt-Saudi-UAE Bloc: Tug-of-War in Africa

This series of articles will explore the competition over influence between the Egypt-Saudi-UAE bloc on one side and the Turkey-Qatar bloc on the other, with an analysis on the role of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) in that competition. Egypt, Saudi…

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Confidential

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

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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The Destabilising Effect of Water Scarcity in Egypt

  Egypt’s water problem is domestic, regional, and global. The Nile supplies Egypt with more than 90% of its freshwater. The Nile is made up of two main tributaries – the White Nile and the Blue Nile. The Blue Nile…

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Confidential

Egypt and Israel’s Dirty Little Secret

Just days into 2019 it was reported that Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi had been subject to an interview by the CBS television show 60 Minutes, an interview Egypt’s envoy to the US requested not to be broadcast shortly after…

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Confidential

UFOs: A Fringe Conspiracy, or National Security Threat?

UFOs are a cultural phenomenon, and a controversial one at that. For millennia, Unidentified Flying Objects have been the subject of great mystery and speculation. Society often characterizes UFOs as more of a pseudoscience or misinterpretation of reality than a…

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Confidential

Turkey’s Failing Currency: A Reshuffle of Regional Hegemony

Summary: Traditionally, Turkey has been a main regional actor. However, Turkey’s recent economic impediments caused by a diminishing economy nullified operations to increase its scope of influence. As such, Turkey has been forced to make amends and turn foes into…

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Israeli Special Forces
Confidential

The Israeli Special Forces

The Israeli Special Forces consist of multiple units with alternating operational foci and specializations. As highly specialised units, they operate on domestic, regional, and international levels. Unit specializations come into play underneath these tiers, with some conducting operations to protect…

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Confidential

The Safari Club

The Safari Club would have likely never existed had it not been for the ideas of Karl Marx. “Communists disdain to conceal their views and aims. They openly declare that their ends can be attained only by the forcible overthrow…

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