Middle East

UNHRC Yemen Inquiry is Doomed to Fail Magnani...

45123123123The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) seems to have finally awakened up to the brazen human rights violations that the Saudia led Arab coalition forces have been blamed to have committed in the conflict in Yemen that…

Why Would Saudi King Visit Russia

5644234234Last week Moscow was visited by Saudi ruler Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud accompanied by an entourage of a hundred people carried out in order to hold meetings with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev…

Israel’s Role in the Cataclysm to Come

4534534Finally, the skeleton is out of the Arab Spring closet via an article in Foreign Policy written by Jonathan Spyer. Israel has been at war for total dominance in the Middle East and, according to the senior research fellow at the Global…

Why Lebanon Has To Be Made Into A Problem

5634342333When you write articles on international affairs you hope your words will do some good. A lot of people may not like what you say, but you don’t do this sometimes dangerous job unless you want your writing to have a positive effect…

The Qatari Teeterboard of Washington

7858453More than 100 days of conflict around Qatar have passed and, as they say, it is now there. All the efforts of a number of countries to resolve the conflict peacefully by means of negotiations between the parties concerned have not yet…

Trump’s America is Not Just Losing, it has Al...

45234234“Authority and authoritarian powers seek to collapse the values, the systems, and alliances that prevented conflict and tilted the world toward freedom since World War II.” clamored one boastful US President Donald Trump as he took…

The Big ISIS and SDF Lies of the US—‘Kurdista...

6324234242Major western media headlines in recent days have hailed the capture of major natural gas fields around Syria’s Deir Ez Zor province as though it were a victory for Syria. Typical headlines read, “SDF Recaptures Syria Gas…

Kurdistan Is an Israeli Game-Plan for the Reg...

7111 Journal NEO CollageLet’s begin with the fact that no other actor, not even perhaps Kurds themselves, stand to gain as much from the establishment of an independent Kurdistan in the Middle East than Israel. Israel’s support for a Kurdish state has real…

How Washington Found Itself in Bed with ISIS

345211222It is now clear that the unexpected counterattack that ISIS militants launched near the Deir ez-Zor and Palmyra, forcing Russia’s air group deployed in Syria to take urgent measures to repel it, that almost overran positions occupied…

Safe-Zone Judo as Syrian Forces Cross the Eup...

4443Syrian forces with the support of their Russian and Iranian allies, crossed the Euphrates River near the city of Deir ez-Zor in eastern Syria. The move is not only a significant step forward in restoring security…

It Seems that ISIS has No Intention of Surren...

65422342It’s no secret that the latest success achieved by Syrian troops near Deir ez-Zor, where they have managed to break the blockade of the city and liberate the better part of its outskirts from the so-called “Islamic State” (ISIS), may turn out to be…

The Cold War Blows Hot and Cold

74432Stability is when the U.K. and U.S. invade a country and impose the regime of their choice – Noam Chomsky. Old Intel hands are seeing a pattern emerging where, when one conflict is winding down, a new one is cranking up. It is almost like…


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