Colombia: after more than fifty years of war, the historic peace agreement is signed

Colombia: after more than fifty years of war, the historic peace agreement is signed

After more than half a century of conflict, the Colombian government and the Farc guerrillas signed a historic peace accord on Monday. Colombia has entered a new era by signing a historic peace agreement with the Farc guerrillas to end a bloody armed conflict that has lasted more than half a century. The agreement was signed Monday, September 26 by former hawks who have made peace their spearhead: President Juan Manuel Santos and the Commander-in-Chief…

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War in Syria: nearly $ 400 billion in destruction according to the UN

War in Syria: nearly $ 400 billion in destruction according to the UN

The UN has estimated the cost of destruction in Syria at more than 388 billion dollars (334 billion euros) since the start of the war seven years ago. A full report on the impact of the seven years of war is due out in September. The war that has ravaged Syria for more than seven years has resulted in destruction estimated Wednesday by the UN at nearly 400 billion dollars (345 billion euros). This estimate…

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Iran: “no war, no negotiations with the United States”, but a show of force

Iran: “no war, no negotiations with the United States”, but a show of force

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s Supreme Leader, said on Monday August 13 that there would be no war or negotiations with the United States. At the same time, Tehran unveiled a new generation ballistic missile on television. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s Supreme Leader, said on Monday August 13 that there would be no war or negotiations with the United States. “US officials have been talking about us cynically for some time. Besides the sanctions, they talk…

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What the battle of Hodeidah in Yemen reveals

What the battle of Hodeidah in Yemen reveals

For the geopolitologist Jean-Sylvestre Mongrenier “the battle of Hodeïda is a possible turning point in a war in which the Western powers are involved”. On April 10, 2018, Emmanuel Macron, receiving Mohammed Ben Salman, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, announced a major international conference on humanitarian aid in Yemen, an event organized by Paris and Riyadh. In fine, the conference turned into a simple technical meeting which was held in the French capital on June…

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