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Trump and the Middle East

December 31, 2016 // El País - Spain - Spanish

Trump will inherit an explosive situation in the Middle East that has been provoked, among other reasons, by the erratic foreign policy of his predecessor.

Obama Accuses His Allies of His Own Vices

April 1, 2016 // Al Hayat - Pan Arab - Arabic

In English, there are the terms "freeloader" or “free-rider,” meaning that someone benefits from something without paying the price for it. President Barack Obama used the second term to describe U.S. allies in Europe and the Middle East. The Amir Turki al-Faisal, a member of the Saudi Arabian royal family, gave a [Read more]

My Bomb, Your Bomb

May 24, 2015 // Sueddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

• Even if Iran signs a nuclear agreement, an arms race could still occur in the Gulf states. • The Gulf states fear that if the oil and financial sanctions are lifted, Iran will have far greater resources at its disposal for its pursuit of supremacy in the Gulf and the Levant in the future. [Read more]

The US in the Middle East: Moderates? Terrorists!

April 2, 2015 // Cuba Sí - Cuba - Spanish

Regardless of the fact that Benjamin Netanyahu won the March 17 Israeli election, we must not deceive ourselves: the difference in viewpoint and the obstacles that his government put before President Barack Obama's plan to come to an agreement with Iran on the nuclear problem and to keep conversation open with the [Read more]
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