Victor Kotsev

  • Amid intensive bargaining between the Muslim Brotherhood and the army in Egypt - covering anything from where the president will be sworn-in to how the country will be run and what the new constitution will look like - it looks as though, for a moment, the two bitter rivals who shape the Egyptian ...

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  • What is the relationship between the self-imposed blackout of Wikipedia and the September 2007 Israeli air raid against an alleged Syrian nuclear reactor? The sophisticated worm Stuxnet, dubbed the first cyberweapon in history? Or the “cyberwar” between Saudi and Israeli hackers? And ...

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  • If the most recent wave of escalations in the Middle East is a bluff, it is a very convincing one. Russian analysts speculate that a military intervention against either Syria or Iran (or both) could start by the end of the month; the latter is still hard to imagine, but the time frame seems to ...

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  • Despite all the noise of the past few weeks, Israel is unlikely to attack Iran in the immediate future - but the escalations are remarkable indeed, and the warning has been received, not just by Iran, but also by Europe and to a lesser extent by the United States. It is a well-timed warning which ...

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