Geopolitical November News

Zimbabwe’s military seized control of the country today to reduce the power of the ruling Zanu-Patriotic Front of President Mugabe. It is too early yet to call this a coup or to determine if these events will have an impact on other African nations. Lebanese President Aoun has stated that the nation views Prime Minister Hariri’s detention in Saudi Arabia as an act of aggression that violates the Vienna Convention and refuses to accept his resignation since it was tendered while he was abroad. Saudi coalition is easing blockades into Yemen to allow for humanitarian aid to reach the war torn nation. Spanish government has intelligence reports that suggest Russian and Venezuelan based groups used social media to spread propaganda campaigns and misinformation about Catalonia’s independence referendum.