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To Understand Iran’s 150-Year Fight, Follow the Trail of Blood and Oil
Business
To Understand Iran’s 150-Year Fight, Follow the Trail of Blood and Oil
May 23, 2020

It is clear that the current manoeuvres against Iran are not on behalf of anyone’s “security” but rather an attempt to force Iran to finally bend the knee and be reduced to a state of complete dependence.

Leading Neocon Directs Pentagon Middle East Planning
May 21, 2020

One aspect of the American heavy footprint that is little noted is the ruin of many formerly functioning countries that it brings with it.

Leading Neocon Directs Pentagon Middle East Planning
Security
The ‘Clean Break’ Doctrine: A Modern-Day Sykes-Picot Waging War and Havoc in the Middle East
History
The ‘Clean Break’ Doctrine: A Modern-Day Sykes-Picot Waging War and Havoc in the Middle East
May 18, 2020

Though the U.S. and Israeli military have done a good job at stealing the show, and though they certainly believe themselves to be the head of the show, the reality is that this age of empire is distinctly British.

Give Peace a Chance: Saudi Arabia and the UAE Jostle for Position in War-Ravaged Countries for Contracts
May 15, 2020

Is the coronavirus, which has hit GCC countries quite hard, going to fuel proxy wars further with the economic objective of fortunes to be made, once the fighting stops?

Give Peace a Chance: Saudi Arabia and the UAE Jostle for Position in War-Ravaged Countries for Contracts
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Yemen Ceasefire Between Houthis and Saudi-Backed Forces Takes New Turn
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Yemen Ceasefire Between Houthis and Saudi-Backed Forces Takes New Turn
May 6, 2020

A breakaway faction from the Saudi-backed forces, supported by the UAE, wants independence for the South Yemen and to end the five year war with the Saudis. But this might start an entirely new war in Yemen.

How Iran Fights the Coronavirus and the U.S.: Sanctioned, Alone, but Still More Efficient
April 22, 2020

Iran’s success in fighting the coronavirus has been achieved with less resources, time and experience, and with the lion’s share of organizations labeled “terrorist” or “fancy corporations” by the United States.

How Iran Fights the Coronavirus and the U.S.: Sanctioned, Alone, but Still More Efficient
World
Arab Countries Face Real Shake-Up of Economies and Their Geopolitics Amid Corona Crisis
Business
Arab Countries Face Real Shake-Up of Economies and Their Geopolitics Amid Corona Crisis
April 19, 2020

Gulf Arab countries have nowhere to look for a bailout of their own private sector, like in the UAE, as the banks just can’t pull it off. New friendships can flourish as underdogs like Morocco come out winners. But what about Iran?

The Decapitation Effect
April 16, 2020

In Brasilia, as in Washington and London we see welcome signs of reality belatedly breaking in to shatter the old fantasies. The political leadership of the world is being transformed.

The Decapitation Effect
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