Monthly Archives: November 2017

The New Arctic Silk Road: A Huge Leap Forward For China And Russia

Involving about 65 countries and affecting 4.4 billion people, constituting thirty percent of the world’s GDP, together with a total investment from Beijing that could surpass a trillion dollars, this is an immense project that requires a lot of imagination to grasp the intentions of the Chinese leadership. Continue reading

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Al-Yamama Arms Deal

The Al Yamamah series of arms deals with Saudi Arabia was, and remains, Britain’s biggest arms deal ever concluded, earning the prime contractor, BAE Systems , at least GBP 43 billion in revenue between 1985 and 2007, with further deals … Continue reading

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Al-Yamama Arms Deal

Key facts

 Buyer: Saudi Arabia

Seller: UK (British Aerospace, later BAE Systems)

Year of deal: 1985 (Al Yamamah I), 1993 (Al Yamamah II), 2007 (Al Salam)

Equipment sold:

Al Yamamah I: 30 Hawks (1985); 48 Tornado IDS (1986); 102 Sea Eagle anti-ship missiles (1986); 24 Tornado ADV (1986); 560 Skyflash BVRAAM missiles for Tornados (1986); 2 Jetstream light transport ac (1986); 3 Sandown Minehunter ships (1988); 6 Hawker-800 VIP jets (1988); 250 Alarm missiles (1991);

Al Yamamah II: 48 Tornado IDS, including 6 recon version (1993); 20 Hawk 60s (1993);
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Anonymous Inside Report: What’s Really Going On in Catalonia

The Spanish state has negatively influenced the media by blaming the Catalan government for the political unrest. For instance, the Spanish state claims the Catalan government is staging a coup. Continue reading

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Arms Sales in the Middle East: Trends and Analytical Perspectives for U.S. Policy

The Middle East is one of the most militarized regions in the world, featuring numerous conflicts or standoffs that involve nearly every state in the region. Israeli leaders, pointing to a series of perceived existential threats including several major wars … Continue reading

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Arms Sales in the Middle East: Trends and Analytical Perspectives for U.S. Policy

The Middle East is one of the most militarized regions in the world, featuring numerous conflicts or standoffs that involve nearly every state in the region. Israeli leaders, pointing to a series of perceived existential threats including several major wars between Israel and its neighbors, assert a continued need to maintain a large and technologically advanced military. Continue reading

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ISIS EMARAT AFGHANISTAN: US And Its Allies Achieve Success in Afghanistan

Is Evolutionary And The Old Culture Disclosed And Troubled With Holy Spirit? These are the things that Kabul administration officials themselves can not deny daily. Four million people in the country are addicted to heroin and the number increases on day-by-day.
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What Is the Diversity Visa Lottery Program that Trump Blames for the Manhattan Truck Attack?

Before a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Trump said, “We need to get rid of the lottery program as soon as possible.” Later, he tweeted, “We are fighting hard for Merit Based immigration, no more Democrat Lottery Systems.” Continue reading

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Peru To Legalize Medical Marijuana

The legislation, which was hugely supported by Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, received a vote of 68 to five votes. In light of the vote, Peru has officially assumed the role as the larg… Source: Peru To Legalize Medical Marijuana

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Peru To Legalize Medical Marijuana

The legislation, which was hugely supported by Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, received a vote of 68 to five votes.

In light of the vote, Peru has officially assumed the role as the largest nation to legalize the use of medical marijuana. Continue reading

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