The GEOPOLITICS of the BLACK SEA – KJ Vids

In the mounting tension between Great Powers, the Black Sea holds a particular strategic importance. It represents the waterway connecting Europe, Russia and the Middle East and is believed to host substantial reserves of hydrocarbons. It’s unique location makes it an important gateway for gas pipelines fuelling European markets and is a key theatre in […]

Is POLAND becoming a REGIONAL POWER? – KJ Vids

As Europe becomes more divided, the economic and security benefits that partner countries of the European Union expect and have generally received, seems more and more uncertain by the day. This is particularly the case for some Eastern and Central European countries such as Poland. As we enter a multi-polar world, where the global balance […]

Why is the GERMAN ARMY EXPANDING? – KJ VIDS

The debate about German militarisation has gained speed in recent years. The German army is now going through its biggest defense spending increase since WWII. But what are the geopolitical shifts that have led to Germany feeling insecure and why now? I’m Kasim, this is KJ Vids and in this video, we will discuss the […]

What is RUSSIA’S PUTIN’S GRAND VISION? – KJ Vids

What is RUSSIA’S PUTIN’S GRAND VISION? Winston Churchill once said Russia is a riddle wrapped in an enigma. Today, Western nations still have trouble understanding Russia’s plans. Putin is trying to reconstruct the historic Russian sphere of influence through annexation of parts of neighbouring states and the projection of Russian power to other regions of […]

Germany withdrawing from Turkish air base

Read the original article By Francesco Canepa and Tulay Karadeniz or read the key points below; Germany began on Sunday to pull its troops out of a Turkish air base where they have supported international operations against Islamic State following a row with Ankara over access. German tornado jets were due to keep operating out […]