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The Syrian Anti-terrorism Coalition is Winnin...

312010“Today, we talk a lot about terrorism, but we rarely talk about state terrorism.” – Bianca Jagger. The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) advance on Deir Ezzor will go down as a modern example of a combined operations success against ISIS, the best…

Merkel Fourth Term Goes Unquestioned

64424As Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel issue a joint declaration condemning North Korea for its nuclear tests, let me point out that the former is accused of being an autocratic ruler who is reelected under questionable circumstances…

Greece, the Chinese Bridgehead in Europe

7764 Journal NEO CollageAs is well known, the Hellenic Republic is a member of the European Union (EU), but is not among its economic and political leaders. The periodic disagreements between the Greek authorities and the EU leadership sometimes compel…

Gold Oil Dollars Russia and China

45232342342The 1944 Bretton Woods international monetary system as it has developed to the present is become, honestly said, the greatest hindrance to world peace and prosperity. Now China, increasingly backed by Russia—the two great…

Syria: As the Endgame Approaches

45234324234As Syrian forces reach the Euphrates River, breaking the siege of the eastern Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor, Damascus and its allies, along with the state sponsors fueling the militancy that has consumed Syria for the past 6 years, are putting in…

Qatar: The New Victim of “Regime Change” Agen...

12358123-8Some recent development have shown in unequivocal terms that the Gulf crisis is far from a negotiated end; rather the geo-political fault-lines it has caused seem to have hardened into new regional configuration. That mutual…

The Iraqi Kurdistan Referendum: For or Agains...

Greater_Zab_River_near_Erbil_Iraqi_Kurdistan eLess than a month remains before the referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan, the pace of preparation being intensified at a literally accelerated pace as the fateful date for all Kurds approaches. It is common knowledge that the referendum…

A People and a Faith are Held Hostage to the ...

AE26F8E285961C0A3659F5ECF8C4C534_750x422The House of Saud is using the Hajj pilgrimage as an asymmetrical weapon of war to forward its agenda. To prevent God to become a tradable commodity, and abuses institutions onto themselves, silence must be lifted and a faith freed…

South China Sea: the UK Intervenes On Its Kne...

7654444Whichever side of the Brexit debate you are on, things don’t look too good at the moment. Those who voted Leave are seeing the pound fall sharply, jobs disappearing, no trade deals with other countries and the huge amount of work…

Middle Eastern Analysts Evaluate the Battle f...

452434324“The key to the East is in the hands of Damascus,” “The curtain calls for ISIS” - and similar headlines can be found among a great variety of Arab media sources, reporting on the liberation of the besieged city of Deir ez-Zor. For…

Vladimir Putin and the New “Sunshine Policy” ...

452412312Live from the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russian President Vladimir Putin “North Korea will ‘eat grass’ before giving up nukes.” The simple truth and logic of the statement came through loud and clear for…

Pakistan and the 2017 US Strategy in Afghanis...

341231231The differences in the approaches of the US towards Afghanistan, India and Pakistan as part of the new strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia for 2017 have respectively led to three…


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