As soon as countries acknowledged that groups were different from them ... they found themselves confronting a new kind of phantom violence: conflict with unidentified persons and invisible terrorists.
America is silent about — or perhaps even complicit in — Iran’s ever increasing influence during the recent period. In interviews, President Obama has signaled that the American administration does not want to clash with Tehran. It acknowledges the role Tehran is playing in Iraq, Lebanon and Yemen, yet promises [Read more]
The meeting of the European ministers of interior and justice on the eve of the big Paris rally and the announcement of American President Barack Obama’s intention to call for an international summit to discuss the situation of the war on terrorism all reinforces returning once again to the atmosphere which prevailed [Read more]
Friends and foes alike are falling all over themselves to decry American hypocrisy, but this, quite frankly, is itself hypocrisy.
Washington did not open its doors for His Majesty King Abdullah II only to listen to his consultations regarding the priorities of the region and how to deal with its issues, and to affirm its political and economic support for the kingdom, for the sole reason that Jordan plays an influential role in the current [Read more]
Imagine if such a significant report containing this amount of criticism, a report discussing the torture of prisoners and detainees considered enemies, was published by an Arab parliament!
The significant and historical message forwarded by President Barack Obama to the spiritual leader of the Iranian revolution, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, stands as a significant indicator of the fundamental changes that are taking place in the restructuring of the coalitions and interests in the Middle East, which in the [Read more]
King Abdullah II's current visit to Washington begins a cooperation between the two countries, and reaches a peak as Jordan joins other Arab nations in a Washington-led international coalition against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Discussion between the king and high ranking members of the U.S. administration [Read more]
Whereas discussions have recently intensified about the possibility of a ground intervention against the Islamic State, military experts believe that the airstrikes that have been staged by the U.S.-led international coalition for more than two months are likely to surround the Islamic State group and stall its [Read more]
It is difficult to count the daily statements made by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Obama, Pentagon officials and the spokesmen of the administration, with all its branches, in addition to the statements made by Secretary of State Kerry on the issue in Syria. This doesn’t reflect the state of confusion [Read more]