Rise of the Ex-Militant in Lankan and Iraqi Politics

In the Sri Lankan state of affairs, the hidden hands behind the Aragalaya begin to come to light — including the involvement of the JVP, its fronts and breakaway groups.

The dangerous dance of the Elephants: Shangri-La conference 2022

Singapore (16 June). The annual 19th round of the UK-based International Institute for Strategic Studies the Shangri-La Dialogue (10–12 June 2022), took place in Singapore. After a two-year interruption due to COVID finally, some regularity returned to the island state Read More …

On Disinformation. Pebbles, Ponds, Snowballs, Avalanches, Tsunamis & Wave interferences in the world of digital chaos The WK Theorem™ explained (A briefer)

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Afghanistan, Eroding Stalemate
The terror-narco nexus of a failed state

“The international community came here 20 years ago with this clear objective of fighting extremism and bringing stability … but extremism is at the highest point today. So, they have failed,” (Hamid Karzai) The withdrawal of U.S. and coalition forces Read More …

Hybrid Warfare: New Fad or Revolutionary Same Old?

World War III is a guerrilla information war with no division between military and civilian participation (Marshall McLuhan, 1970) In 2014 Marine General and U.S. Secretary of Defence James Mattis said that hybrid wars characterize the future of warfare. Other Read More …