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Barack Obama: The Naive

November 7, 2014 // El Diario Exterior - Spain - Spanish

It is worthwhile to look farther back and evaluate the past – not to relive old animosities, but rather to discredit the idea that terrorism and extremism are unique and exclusive of one religious sect.

Hopes Here, Crises There

July 26, 2014 // L'Orient-Le Jour - Lebanon - French

In this recently begun 21st century, several elements seem to condemn the Near and Middle East to play a marginal role in the collaboration of nations. First, the disengagement of the United States from Iraq and Afghanistan, which meant the end of the broader Middle East project and the return to a less ambitious, more [Read more]

The West Worsened the Terrorist Threat

June 2, 2014 // The Daily Star - Lebanon

The Lebanon-Syria- Iraq area has become a single operating unit for them. Experts who study this phenomenon say that at least 15,000 armed and active fighters operate there today, while some put the figure closer to 30,000.

The Masters of the Universe

May 31, 2014 // As-Safir - Lebanon - Arabic

The “masters of the financial universe” met on the 18th floor of a modern building located in the Swiss city of Basel. The meeting featured Janet Yellen, director of the U.S. Federal Reserve, and Mario Draghi, director of the European Central Bank, along with 16 other leaders of the financial world. The meeting [Read more]

Deal to Eliminate American Unipolarism

May 29, 2014 // an-Nahar - Lebanon - Arabic

With a single gas deal with China, the sanctions system that the United States and the European Union had imposed on Russia because of the Ukrainian crisis collapsed. Vladimir Putin emerged victorious from the geopolitical face-off that began over three years ago in Syria and does not show any sign of ending with [Read more]

Friends Only in Name

May 28, 2014 // The Daily Star - Lebanon

Currently, the rebels, and indeed the civilians, are entirely defenseless against the barrel bombs and missiles which wreak such destruction and bloodshed across Syria. And all this is going on while President Bashar Assad campaigns for the presidential polls he is virtually guaranteed to win, a further slap in the face to the opposition and its allies, should they need one.

American Deterrence: A Cold War Scenario

May 25, 2014 // As-Safir - Lebanon - Arabic

On April 28, the United States and the European Union announced that they will impose more sanctions on Russia to compel it to back away from its policy on Ukraine. The new American sanctions cover seven Russian figures closely connected to President Vladimir Putin and 17 Russian companies connected to blacklisted [Read more]
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