Society

The Elections in the United States: a Middle Eastern Perspective

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“Donald Trump – the true face of the United States”, “The Arabs and the new American Administration”, “Biden, Arabs, and the Gulf”. These and similar headlines are interspersed in the flow of materials that have appeared in the Middle Eastern media about the situation with suspending the results following the American elections…

The Murky Foreign Actors Behind US Election Fraud

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Amid documented stories of “ordinary” US election fraud for the November 3 Presidential voting, including false ID, dead voters voting and suspicious one-sided mail in votes in key Democrat-run states, more evidence points to the role of highly sophisticated foreign actors, in concert with elements of the US deep state bad actors, making a brazen…

The Return of Syrian Refugees, A Priority to Whom?

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The armed conflict in Syria caused the most severe material and moral damage in this country’s history. According to some published media estimates, the total amount of direct material damage caused to Syria’s infrastructure resulting from the war is $ 4.5 billion, indirect damage – about $ 28.6 billion. According to a report by the Qatar-based Syrian Human Rights…

The World is on the Brink Yet Again

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It’s all so sensational, I am sure there is no journalists or playwright who can begin to express how messed up the world is today. In America, a president acts like a petulant adolescent. In Europe, a league of nations cannot cope with anything, at least not effectively. Even a global pandemic has not been able to galvanize humanity onto a single course of action. Instead…

The Earth’s Population is Shrinking – the Only Thing Increasing is the Number of Billionaires

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Just recently, it was possible to see a substantial number of reports in various media outlets predicting the growth of the birth rate throughout the world. These projections for many countries were explained by increased migration flows, and specifically reports spoke about a spike in the total…

What’s Not Being Said About Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine

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Bill Gates is actively financing and promoting new untested vaccines supposed to keep us at least somewhat safe from a ghastly death from the novel coronavirus and supposedly allow us to resume somewhat “normal” lives. The Pharma giant Pfizer has now announced what they claim were spectacular results in initial human tests…

Terrorist Incidents in France: Response from the Middle East

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Events in France, where a series of fatal armed attacks on civilians took place, have caused quite a stir in the Middle East. In local media and social networks, controversy is raging about the assessments and consequences of these incidents, their impact on the balance of power in the region, and relations between the West and Islam. At the official state level…

US De-Lists Uyghur Terrorist Organization Aimed at China

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AFP in an article titled, “US removes group targeted by China from terror list,” would report: The United States said Friday it had removed from its list of terror groups a shadowy faction regularly blamed by China to justify its harsh crackdown in the Muslim-majority Xinjiang region. In a notice in the Federal Register, which publishes new US laws and rules Secretary of State Mike…

A Regional Solution Can End Polarization around Nagorno-Karabakh

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The recently ceased fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh region between Azerbaijan and Armenia has opened too many cracks that a number of external players, especially the US, are looking to exploit to their advantage. For the US, military tensions and wide-spread instability and war close to Russia’s southern regions and Iran…

Fighting Against Privilege: the Version Given by Moon Jae-in

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One of the trends in South Korean ideology since Moon Jae-in arrived is the affirmation that Korean history is not the history of the movement for democratization, but also the continuation of the history of the struggle for independence, in the context of which the noble descendants and followers of Korean patriots who battled for independence against…

Jordan: “Fake Stability” Prelude to “Misery and Mayhem”

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Jordan is one of those countries you seldom hear about, however, it is located in a tough neighbourhood. When you think of the “Middle East”, a familiar set of images in a listener’s head, and most of those are not good: violence, conflict, general poverty alongside significant oil wealth, arms, terrorism, and corruption – an unstable mess where the next “load…

The Anniversary of Gaddafi’s Death and the Current Reality in Libya

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“Security problems, political discord, oil blockades, corruption, and Libya’s foreign debt, which has reached 270% of its GDP, all torpedo economic life,” said Central Bank of Libya governor Sadiq al-Kabir.  Oil revenues in Libya have plummeted, from $53 billion in 2012 to near zero this year, he added. These words, spoken on the eve…


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