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Arab Spring

Response to Ignatius

March 4, 2016 // Asharq Al Awsat - Pan Arab - Arabic

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 Irreplaceable Kingdom

January 24, 2016 // Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Switzerland - German

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]

Is the United States Weak?

November 14, 2015 // Al-Hayat - Pan Arab - Arabic

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]

The Hornet’s Nest

October 6, 2015 // Kathimerini - Greece - Greek

Over the past few months, a sequence of initially unrelated developments began throughout the region which, if connected, will have a determining influence on the situation.

Moscow Plays and Wins

October 1, 2015 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

It is no accident that in the wake of this European crisis we are now seeing an increase in diplomatic activity relating to the Syrian conflict.

The Duck and the Chicken

September 8, 2015 // Jornal do Brasil - Brazil - Portuguese

It is difficult to believe that a homogeneous and compassionate, cosmopolitan and prosperous Europe will emerge out of all of this in the future when new immigrants are arriving at a time in which the extreme right and fascism are on the rise.
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