The actions of the White House to support its European allies during the pandemic raise questions both from political elites who are loyal to the United States and from those who represent anti-American positions.
Articles by Elisabeth Krueger
WashingtonThe imperfections of US democracy have been laid bare: Replications of events in various Arabic countries could not have been possible without the involvement of a foreign state. In some cases, including in Libya, quite a few countries have been increasingly open about their meddling. And while Turkey is the most obvious foreign player on the Libyan battlefield, there are also other parties – such as United States of America.
BerlinThe so called “Navalny case” is coming thick and fast and is looking more and more like a smartly prearranged and well-played spectacle. The Russian opposition figure and journalist Alexey Navalny has awoken from his coma at the German Charité hospital - he seems to be back in shape giving interviews, including a two-and-a-half-hour conversation with a famous Russian You-tube blogger Yuriy Dud.
BerlinWhile events in Belarus were being sidelined in East European media, the end of August brought another burning topic – one of the main Russian opposition leaders Alexey Navalny mysteriously slipping into a coma.
Despite a long period of lock-down nearly all over the world, the speed of geopolitical processes have not slowed down, nor have the attempts to reflect and analyze them through documentaries and movies based on true stories.
TripoliTensions caused by the Libyan conflict have hardened not just between two parties in the country – the Government of National Accord (GNA) and the Libyan National Army (LNA) – but between foreign powers as well.
After the terrible ordeal of a ex-detainee Ragab Rahil Abdel-Fadil Al-Magarhy in the Mitiga secret prison in Libya, an appeal was made to the United Nations.
A number of media outlets published reports which contained statements that Russian MiG-29 fighters and Su-24 front-line bombers were sent to Libya from Hmeimim airbase in Syria. These reports, reminiscent of a planned media campaign, culminated in a statement by the Africa Command of the US Armed Forces (AFRICOM).
The Coronavirus pandemic has interrupted many plans and projects, especially in the field of culture, art and cinema, for people all around the world. But that does not mean that everything else has been cancelled. There are loads of pressing matters which have been reformatted and are still happening despite a global lockdown.