A quick definition & acronym buster to prepare you for the African/Middle East theater of 2020.
African Union (AU) – Bloc formed for promotion of unity & international cooperation of the continent of Africa.
Collective Security Organization – Military alliance made up of Russia, EMEA and Eurasia nations.
India-Pakistan Conflict – Series of battles & wars dating back to late 1940s following WWII. Globally significant since both nations are nuclear powers.
Jerusalem – Capital city of Israel recognized by the US and several other nations. More nations are expected to move their embassy and offices from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Likud – Governing party in Israel, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Party advocates pro-democracy and free market policies.
Turkey-Syria Conflict – Conflict in the region that is notable between NATO member Turkey and Kurdish Syrian forces. US has worked with both parties in the past to some capacity.