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Operation Condor: The Communist Threat in Latin America

Operation Condor Operation Condor integrated state terror across South America during the Cold War, after successive military coups. From 1975 to 1977 military regimes in Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile, and Argentina rounded up thousands of people. These were suspected of…

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Operation Felix: the Planned Nazi Invasion of Gibraltar

Operation Felix and the Gibraltar’s Strategic Importance Operation Felix took place in 1941. It is no surprise that Gibraltar is in the eye of the most powerful people. Located in the Iberian Peninsula, a 6.7 km2 territory, it is the…

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Big Safari: Private US Contractor Kill Chains in Operations

Since 2008, the Big Safari programme has spent $158 billion on private companies such as L3Harris Technologies, in a bid to streamline operational requirements for the USAF. In the 2019 US federal fiscal year alone, L3Harris was awarded $4 billion…

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Cartel and Mafia Cooperation

  Why Does This Matter? Although official reports of cooperation between cartels and the Mafia date to 2012, Italian mafias continue to have a significant presence in South America. It is almost certain that the ‘Ndrangheta developed a network in…

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The Increment
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“The Increment”: The UK’s Most Elite Special Forces Unit

Little is known in the public domain about ‘The Increment’; Perhaps the UK’s most secretive and elite special forces unit.

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Propaganda During the Korean War: UN & US Psyops from the Sky

Propaganda during the Korean War is an interesting topic that hasn’t always been tackled properly. At the beginning of the Korean War, the UN called on its member nations to join an effort to support Korea. Communist forces were rapidly…

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Cuba and the Zanzibar Revolution: Revolutionary Vulnerabilities

Why is Cuba Relevant in Zanzibar? Between 1961 and 1964, Zanzibar underwent a series of political changes including the exit of British forces and a revolution. In April 1964,  Zanzibar and Tanganyika united to form Tanzania after a short revolution…

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Cuba and the Opportunity to re-gain Influence in Africa

Cuba, Castro and the Portuguese Guinea Cuba highly likely achieved a necessary success in its pursue of armed revolutions. Portugal and its colony, Portuguese Guinea, engaged in a war between 1966 and 1973. The African Party for PAIGC confronted, with…

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The Stability of Venezuelan Mines and the Venezuelan Regime

The Stability of Venezuelan Mines: Importance It was reported, according to the UN mission, that indigenous communities in the Bolívar and Amazonas region suffered systematic abuses from non-state and governmental actors. The presence of Russian actors in the south of…

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Crime in Caracas: Losing a Deterrence Capability

What to take Crime in Caracas evolved significantly after the Chavez & Maduro government began to informally cooperate with organised crime in 2013. Simultaneous to that evolution, the government used paramilitary bodies like colectivos to reduce any type of opposition….

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