Commentary: The Sunni world knows it can never do without the West to seriously oppose Iran and its proxies. It also needs the U.S. and the EU technologies to make the "energy transition" from oil and gas to renewables. Finally, it needs weapons and technologies, but probably also direct military aid from the United States and NATO - and, in the future, also from the Jewish State.
Commentary: The relationship between electricity, its production and its application to economic and social development will be pivotal in the future. Also, in a short while, we will be able to imagine a "digital" connection between man, work and machine
Commentary: All the military groups operating in Libya, in the East and in the West, are linked to the war economy and inextricably tied to the parallel para- or totally illegal economy. The economic crisis, connected with the non-existence of a strong and credible central state, perpetuates the positive incentives for all those who take advantage of the state dysfunctions
Commentary: The Afghan Intelligence Services collect information mainly in major cities and in the areas most controlled by the government, and this often leads the decision-makers who use this intelligence to make severe evaluation errors. Currently as in the past, the real problem for Afghanistan is Pakistan, which keeps on supporting terrorist groups operating in Afghanistan and in other parts of the world.
Commentary: On the geopolitical level, Turkish President Erdogan reaffirms the pieces of the traditional Turkish global strategy: firstly, careful control of Mediterranean ports to avoid the sensitive areas of Ankara's territory being the target of easy enemy operations; secondly - and this is the core of the issue - Cyprus.
Commentary: The Chinese intelligence services have a completely different style and modus operandi than their Western counterparts. They also have a complex and technically refined organization of political control over operations.
Commentary: Certainly no country can currently afford a concentration of power as the one resulting from a single intelligence service. Especially the kleptocratic ruling classes or, as often happens in the West, the completely incompetent ones. Or both.
Commentary: The rebellion against the Belarusian regime is a mix of demonstrations against Lukashenko's mild response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the people's response against his repression of the anti-regime candidates