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Mossad’s Role in Sudan’s Military Coup

Mossad’s Role in Sudan’s Military Coup

From the well-informed Jonathan Broder at the reliable SpyTalk newsletter: Not only was an Israeli delegation in Khartoum only days before the generals seized power, according to reports, but Israeli officials, including from Mossad, were back in the capital only days after the civilian government was toppled. Jerusalem likes these generals.  It was they who...

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Putin’s Mercenaries Use Syria as a Training Ground and Revenue Stream

Putin’s Mercenaries Use Syria as a Training Ground and Revenue Stream

The consistently excellent Lobelog describes how Vladimir Putin is using the the Russian private military company, Wagner, for deniable and lucrative military operations in the Middle East and Africa. The story, by Nicolai Due-Gundersen does not mention the CEO of Wagner, Yevgeny Prigozhin, but does demonstrate that Wagner is a tool of Putin’s statecraft. Prigozhin...

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Cory Booker Backs Sudanese Protests

Cory Booker Backs Sudanese Protests

In a recent letter to Secretary of State Pompeo, Sen. Booker urged diplomatic action by the United States and encouraged the creation of a Special Assistant post for Sudan and the appointment of a retired diplomat to serve as ambassador in Khartoum. Highlights of Booker’s letter include: ” I call on you to send a...

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Text of Cory Booker’s Letter on Sudan

Text of Cory Booker’s Letter on Sudan

On June 7, Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressing his concerns over the developing protests and violent crackdown in Sudan. The full text of his letter can be found below, courtesy of a press release from Insider New Jersey. June 7, 2019 The Honorable Mike...