Category: Security

Georgia’s Geneva talks: Foiled again?

It was the twenty-eighth time that they met and the twenty-eighth time that their encounter came to naught. On June 18th 2014, the Geneva Talks over Georgia’s territorial conflicts were interrupted once again when participants from the country’s two disputed territories, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, abandoned one of the working groups. Since the talks were

Libya: Set to crumble?

The news may have gone unnoticed as tanks in Ukraine and the disappearance of a Malayan plane swamped our screens, but the fact is that Libya is not faring well. First, a Panamanian-flagged North Korean tanker (beautifully called “Morning Glory”) took an illegal cargo of crude oil from rebels in the east of the country and safely left