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Trump Doubles Down on His Island-Buying Spree
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Trump Doubles Down on His Island-Buying Spree
September 1, 2019

There is sudden rush by countries for island real estate. Some of this “island fever” is driven by global climate change. Some countries are looking for strategic advantages in a new geo-political order.

Pompeo Cairo Speech: Misreading History
February 10, 2019

America in the Middle East is not “a force for good”, but a force to protect oppressive and expansionist authoritarian regimes on the one hand and exploit the resources of the host country on the other.

Pompeo Cairo Speech: Misreading History
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Pompeo the Warmonger Supports Authoritarian Regimes
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Pompeo the Warmonger Supports Authoritarian Regimes
January 20, 2019

Pompeo wants “democratic governance and human rights” in Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua. Why not in Oman, Jordan and Kuwait?

An Arab NATO Would Be Two NATOs Too Many
August 3, 2018

Nowhere else have Washington’s expectations and practical consequences been as divergent as in the Middle East. Decades of U.S. involvement have left America hostage to the counterproductive policies of irresponsible allies, such as Israel.

An Arab NATO Would Be Two NATOs Too Many
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Mike Pence’s Middle East Tour: Outright Pressure and Threats as Foreign Policy Tools
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Mike Pence’s Middle East Tour: Outright Pressure and Threats as Foreign Policy Tools
January 24, 2018

If Amman refuses to bow, the United States-led Arab alliance needed to oppose Iran will split to weaken the America’s standing in the Middle East. It’ll be a major setback to negatively affect the whole US Middle East policy.

Russian-Egyptian Military Cooperation on the Rise
December 21, 2017

A few hours before Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Cairo to meet with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Dec. 11, he ordered the Hmeimim air base in Syria’s Latakia province to begin withdrawing the bulk of Russian troops stationed in Syria, while maintaining a presence at Hmeimim and the Russian naval facility in Tartus.

Russian-Egyptian Military Cooperation on the Rise
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Putin’s Victory Tour
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Putin’s Victory Tour
December 16, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s lightning Middle East tour which took in three major stops – Syria, Egypt, and Turkey – reflects not only Russia’s rapidly expanding influence at the expense of the US, but also the rise of the resistance axis in the region as it refocuses attention on the central Arab cause.

Russia, Egypt: Agreement to Allow Respective Air Forces to Use Each Other’s Airspace and Bases
December 4, 2017

A resurgent Russia has asserted itself in the Middle East as a key international player. The draft agreement with Egypt to allow respective air forces to use each other's airspace and bases is a convincing example of its growing clout in the region.

Russia, Egypt: Agreement to Allow Respective Air Forces to Use Each Other’s Airspace and Bases
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