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Behind Turkish Arrest Warrant for Ex CIA Graham Fuller

f0f6a3cbc44f05ca7563fc8eThe Office of the Istanbul Prosecutor has issued arrest warrants for two “former” CIA agents, accusing them of involvement in the failed July 2016 coup attempt against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. US media and…

What Will Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem Lead To?

T222145345With Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a new wave of both political and geo-political upheavals is likely to set in. This, however, is not going to simply unite the Muslim world in the name of religion; it might…

As the War in Yemen Spins Out of Control, Tehran Finds Itself Deprived of a Say

H56324234At the beginning of the month, highly influential former President of Yemen Abdullah Saleh was assassinated at one of his residences. It is reported that his body was displayed to the public to show them that the “traitor” was killed, while…

The Likelihood of War with Iran

I645345345The analytical group SouthFront recently released a remarkable video about the possibility of a war involving Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iran and Israel. Of course, this inevitably means that the war would involve Russia and the United States as well. To understand the context…

The Hardest Road Ahead - Yemen’s Conflit Just Got Muddier

8906744Yemen’s longest serving president Ali Abdullah Saleh is no more! If news of his death may have left many to rejoice at the demise of a man they perceived as a tyrant – an opportunist hungry for power and wealth, Yemen’s former strongman nevertheless spoke…

Look Who's Interfering: Tillerson's Thai Election Comment

RE34234234US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson released a press statement regarding Thailand’s National Day. In it he expressed diplomatic greetings and well-wishing to the Thai people, but failed to resist also expressing…

Toronto Fears Assuaged: Putin Will Not Invade!

C424234121Don’t look now, but all of Toronto, Canada will soon be up in arms and ready to defend the inevitable Russian invasion! Okay, maybe not all of Toronto, but the readers of The Star dot com at least. As Vladimir Putin’s evil empire threatens the shores of Lake Ontario, Canadians…

Homo Sapiens is Messing up the World

TM6546456Homo sapiens is estimated to have appeared some 200,000 years ago, emerging from the African savannah only about sixty thousand years ago. It wasn’t until the early twentieth century that he came to believe that he should put an end to war, but in the country most able…

Trump has Added Insult to Injury by Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's Capital

3447876969Just a couple days ago, US President Donald Trump 

announced Washington was prepared to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, noting that he decided…

Saudi Arabia in the Grip of the ‘Frenemy’

SUSOver 40 countries joined the Islamic Military Alliance, the creation of which was announced with fanfare by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman. This military alliance will become a ‘strong signal’ to terror organisations, which in recent years maintained…

With Everybody on the Winner's Side Syria Found Itself Over a Barrel

T883423423Unfortunately, the long awaited diplomatic breakthrough in the ongoing Syrian settlement process, which was discussed at the end of the last month by the leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran in Sochi, failed to come to…


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