Why did Qatar leave the Djibouti-Eritrea border?

The renewed Djibouti-Eritrea border dispute is the first ripple effect of the Gulf crisis in Africa. Maintaining the 500-strong presence of Qatari armed troops in a remote area was a costly and largely thankless endeavour write Barakat and Milton [AP]by Sultan Barakat @BARAKAT_Sultan Sultan Barakat is the director of Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies at…

Why did Qatar leave the Djibouti-Eritrea border?

The renewed Djibouti-Eritrea border dispute is the first ripple effect of the Gulf crisis in Africa.   Maintaining the 500-strong presence of Qatari armed troops in a remote area was a costly and largely thankless endeavour write Barakat and Milton [AP] by Sultan Barakat @BARAKAT_Sultan Sultan Barakat is the director of Center for Conflict and Humanitarian…

Are The UAE Building A Military Base At Assab Port?

Jane’s Defense Weekly The United Arab Emirates (UAE) appears to be constructing a new port next to Assab International Airport in Eritrea, which could become its first permanent military base in a foreign country. Satellite imagery shows rapid progress has been made since work began sometime after September 2015. A square of coastline measuring about…

Why IS The Red Sea Slipping Into Total Arab Control?

Cohen -Cancer of Ethiopia Hey, all you Abyssinians out there.  While you are wasting time squabbling with each other and not talking to each other, the governments of the Arabian Peninsula are eating your lunch. Have you noticed that warships from the United Arab Emirates are operating out of the port of Asab 24/7?  Their…