The label for recent military interventions in some Arab countries — the majority of which are American-led — was “Regime Change.” Some world leaders who advocate humanitarian and democratic principles sympathize with oppressed Arab people, so they come to their rescue and rid them of their oppressive leaders, [Read more]
We must ask ourselves if a country called “Syria” even exists anymore.
We will see a Trump policy which combines incendiary statements and the preservation of American interests in the region.
Wherever you go in the Arab world, you hear criticism of America and the West. I can assure you that over the last few years, I have not met an Arab who didn’t blame the West for its inability to not meddle in the internal affairs of other countries or regions in general. I cannot say that I’m surprised, but the [Read more]
<i>The [terrorist] attacks and the migratory crisis in Europe have put international issues firmly in the middle of the discussion [among U.S. politicians]. These are the issues that allow candidates to show their differences.</i>
Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer, political analyst and specialist on U.S. trans-Atlantic [Read more]
The last article written by the well-known American writer, David Ignatius, and picked up by Al-Sharq Al-Awsat, leaves a lot to be desired. Ignatius is known to be close to American President Barack Obama. Some even consider him to be the White House’s journalistic face. Either way, there is no question that he is [Read more]
The U.S. needs a strategic partner in the Persian Gulf. Only Saudi Arabia has been capable of being this partner since the Islamic Revolution in Iran, but the kingdom is also interesting from an economic perspective.
The Strait of Hormuz at the exit point of the Persian Gulf is becoming a key location for the world [Read more]
Despite the United States' strategic withdrawal, its goal of maintaining hegemony in the Middle East has not changed.
The United States has not succeeded in any of its wars since its war for independence in 1776. There was a stalemate in the Vietnam War (1964-1975), and the U.S. failed to stabilize the Middle East region in the wake of 9/11 with its invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan. The last victory for the U.S. was against Moscow [Read more]