In a dramatic turn of events, Operation Prosperity Guardian, the pivotal US-led mission to secure vital merchant shipping lanes through the Red Sea, is facing another critical setback. gCaptain’s recent reports highlight a troubling trend: a glaring absence of key allies, notably including AUKUS member Australia, in this international initiative. Compounding the situation, the French Navy, a cornerstone of the coalition, has withdrawn support. This decisive move comes as US leadership faces mounting criticism among US shipowners for leaving American sailors dangerously exposed within range of Houthi forces, without adequate protection.
Let’s say it straight away: Macron is in the wrong era and is wasting our time. He is applying recipes that are completely unsuited to the world of the 2020s, as if he had remained […]
Not the EU! They stand for everything good and wholesome. Let us listen to the Ode to Joy again and then move on to more important matters, like an EU trade deal that will destroy […]
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