Annexation in the West Bank: Netanyahu stalls

Former chief of staff, Gabi Ashkénazi is used to rough mornings. But the head of Israeli diplomacy will remember this curious exchange on the air of Israeli military radio in this 1is July, a deadline trumpeted for weeks by Benjamin Netanyahu as marking the beginning of the process of partial annexation of the occupied West […]

France and its Sahelian allies hold summit against jihadism

The G5 Sahel countries (Niger, Chad, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Mali) and France take stock this Tuesday, June 30 in Nouakchott in Mauritania on their fight against the jihadists six months after having decided to intensify the common effort to reclaim the lost ground in the region. The expected record of losses inflicted on the enemy […]

Facing Pompeo, the Chinese puzzle of Netanyahu

The tarmac at Ben-Gurion airport had not seen such unrest for more than two months, when Israel closed its borders to foreigners. On Wednesday, the Hebrew state made an exception for the express visit (six hours, watch in hand) of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Jerusalem. Wearing a mask with the star-studded banner […]

Targeted attacks on hospitals and schools in Syria

Bombarded hospital in Idlib According to Amnesty’s research, two of the 18 attacks on schools and hospitals included two with internationally outlawed barrel bombs by Syrian troops. (Photo: dpa) Damascus Syrian and allied Russian troops have targeted hospitals and schools in Syria, according to a report by the human rights organization Amnesty International. Between May […]

Volker Ullrich: Chronicle of the last week of the Third Reich after Hitler’s death

Siegfried Unseld was one of the first to know. As a marine radio operator, the then twenty-year-old Suhrkamp publisher was one of the radio squads that transmitted messages from the naval commander-in-chief, Grand Admiral Dönitz, in the last few weeks of the war. Unseld’s radio station at Dönitz’s improvised headquarters in Plön in Holstein was […]

Fleet carriers should be ready to go in June; two beta tests planned

Fleet carriers are expected to be available in Elite Dangerous in June 2020. Before the launch, there will be two beta test runs in which interested players can test the mobile trading centers, which they can use to transport several of their allies’ ships. The first public beta starts on April 7th on PC. The […]