VRIC MONITOR | Iran comes out of the Shadows in Venezuela

VRIC MONITOR | Iran comes out of the Shadows in Venezuela

Disclaimer: The VRIC Monitor does source a limited amount of media reports from state-owned or -controlled media outlets from VRIC nations. These media reports are carefully selected and solely intended to report on c

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VRIC Monitor: May 2019

VRIC Monitor: May 2019

The VRIC Monitor is a one-of-a-kind, monthly report from SFS tracking extra-regional influence in Latin America. VRIC stands for Venezuela, Russia, Iran, China where Venezuela represents the Bolivari

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HUMIRE: As Venezuela Inches Toward Syria-Style War, U.S. Weapons Are Not the Answer

HUMIRE: As Venezuela Inches Toward Syria-Style War, U.S. Weapons Are Not the Answer

For months the protests in Venezuela have been escalating and, last week, The Miami Herald revealed an audio recording suggesting that military snipers could be used against the Venezuelan protesters. The implications

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Checking Iran’s Gambit: A Review of Canada’s Policy Toward the Islamic Republic

Checking Iran’s Gambit: A Review of Canada’s Policy Toward the Islamic Republic

May 2017 • Issue 4 This Dispatch provides an overview of Iran’s activities in Canada, including those of its proxy group Hezbollah, that led to Canada’s firm response in 2012. In detailing the steps taken b

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Inseguridad: ¿por dónde empezar?

Inseguridad: ¿por dónde empezar?

Se debe tomar por las astas al toro carcelario No es maduro escudarse en que los altos niveles de inseguridad se han generado por culpa compartida ni es inteligente seguir cometiendo los mismos errores. Solo los tontos

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Things Fall Apart in Venezuela, With Repercussions Felt in China

Things Fall Apart in Venezuela, With Repercussions Felt in China

As Venezuela sinks into turmoil and destitution, there are signs it may all end with a thunderous bang and not a whimper. Venezuela, China’s largest client in Latin America, could become the continent’s Syria or Nort

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Joseph Humire: “Perú es más fuerte que el terrorismo de Hezbollah”

Joseph Humire: “Perú es más fuerte que el terrorismo de Hezbollah”

Era el mes de octubre de 2014 cuando tuvo lugar la detención de un ciudadano libanés en territorio peruano. De nombre Mohammed Hamdar y de 30 años de edad, esta detención no es una más de las que se practican a dia

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Sobre las últimas movidas políticas

Sobre las últimas movidas políticas

Bombas en Siria y en la política peruana En esta semana, una secuencia ya habitual de torpeza gestual, incontinencia verbal y aparente poca disciplina en el gabinete —por alucinados afanes democristianos, evidentemen

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