This regime, which presents to the world the appearance of a roaring lion, is in fact old, tired, outdated and incapable of coping with changes in the country, the region and the world.
So let there be no tears shed for Qassem Soleimani; he must have known that he could not get away with these crimes forever, and that he would not die in his bed.
It is the ultimate hypocrisy that Ankara warns against Libya becoming another Syria while it sends arms and fighters from Syria to Tripoli.
The partial withdrawal of forces could pave the way for a sustainable peace in the war-ravaged country. All stakeholders should ensure that the opportunity is not wasted.
Trump has put a very significant amount of emphasis on foreign policy in the first three years of his presidency.
The US wants to position itself as a superpower, yet at the same time it wants minimum engagement with the world.
Unfortunately, the Syrian people may suffer as long as the foreign actors do not agree on a workable common position.
The S-400 is not interoperable with the NATO Air Defense Ground Environment (NADGE), and the deal drives a wedge between Turkey and other NATO allies.
The controversial issues were brushed under the carpet to ease the gloomy atmosphere that prevailed in the two countries’ relations.