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]
This time, President Obama wanted to pull away from diplomatic language and speak openly, directly and clearly about the true dimensions of the global oil market collapse and rapidly dropping oil prices. He said in a radio interview that this collapse was a "political decision," aimed at weakening Russia's economy, 50 [Read more]
The U.S. veto is one-way and targets only the Palestinians.
By playing with fire, Americans and Europeans risk getting burned.
It has been confirmed for the first time that Iran, the large Shiite country neighboring Iraq, has deployed fighter jets in a search-and-destroy mission against the Islamic State, the Islamic Sunni extremist group that extends its influence across the Middle East.
Late last month, the aerial bombing of eastern [Read more]
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]
In spite of the warnings made by ecological organizations over possible damage to the environment that their exploration could cause, the United States embarked on the mass production of oil and shale gas to satisfy its energy needs and reduce in this way its dependency on imports to support its own market.
The United States aspires to reach a deal with Iran as soon as possible, perhaps to recruit Iran to the struggle against the Islamic State. Israel’s security considerations are sidelined at this stage, and the prime minister’s office doesn’t necessarily have the right to complain.
We have not yet recovered [Read more]
Ask policymakers in Washington which of these parts of the world should be America's top priority and the first response is usually a variant of - "We've got to be able to chew gum and walk at the same time."
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.