We must not put ourselves in such a position that our regional policies force us to choose between our neighbors and our international partner as they compete in another place.
Washington's denunciation of the nuclear agreement with Iran pours gasoline on the regional fire. Clashes between Israel and Iran are likely to degenerate into all-out war. The move of the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem has brought the Palestinian issue back to center stage.
Meanwhile, the political rise of the Shia [Read more]
You can shoot missiles at a sovereign foreign territory all you want but you still won’t prevent your own country from rotting from within.
In the eyes of Washington’s allies, the biggest problem is the lack of any clear political agenda by the Trump administration in Syria.
President Donald Trump's sudden announcement of the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria "very soon" and his suggestion to “let the other people take care of it now” is more of a surprise than an expression of a real possibility that action will carried out on the ground. Trump did not mention that he spoke [Read more]
The problem in Syria is the absence of international consensus on a political solution.
The principal danger is that the war ... will extend to Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq instead of ending in a diplomatic solution, still improbable, in which Moscow and not Washington takes the baton.
The state of the union is the state of Israel. As for our state, it is the state of the Islamic State group.
It’s as if the policy of brinkmanship that Iran has adopted has become standard in Washington as well.