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The U.S. and the UK Support Human Rights for Some but Not for Others
World
The U.S. and the UK Support Human Rights for Some but Not for Others
August 17, 2021

When human rights are brought to the attention of the authorities in Washington and London it’s money and military “partnership” that matter. Not people.

Ancient Wisdom: Paradise and Hell Entwined in Pulsating War
July 26, 2021

Balance and reviving inundations are deemed heretic and will not be tolerated, writes Alastair Crooke.

Ancient Wisdom: Paradise and Hell Entwined in Pulsating War
Society
On Nasser’s Fight for Arabic Independence and a Free Palestine
History
On Nasser’s Fight for Arabic Independence and a Free Palestine
June 15, 2021

Nasser became the catalyst for an Arab Revolution for independence, a revolution that remains yet to be finished, Cynthia Chung writes.

Two Deep Mysteries of the 1973 Arab-Israeli War
October 19, 2020

Forty-seven years ago, Egypt and Syria launched a massive surprise attack on Israeli forces dug into fortifications along the Suez Canal and Golan Heights. The ‘limited’ Arab objective was to recapture both strategic areas that had been seized from the two Arab states in Israel’s victorious 1967 War.

Two Deep Mysteries of the 1973 Arab-Israeli War
Editor's Сhoice
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Conflict Looms for Egypt and Ethiopia Over Nile Dam
World
Conflict Looms for Egypt and Ethiopia Over Nile Dam
July 17, 2020

There is an underlying current for war that may prove unstoppable driven by two populous and thirsty nations whose leaders are badly in need of shoring up their political authority amid internal discontent.

Turkey’s Big Bet Has Put Libya in Center of a Global Power Struggle
June 15, 2020

If Moscow’s intention was to hustle Erdogan, it hasn’t worked. Erdogan is hanging tough. It remains to be seen whether Erdogan would give up his military campaign to capture Sirte and the al-Jufra airbase when Haftar’s forces are demoralized and his mentors are still groping for a way forward.

Turkey’s Big Bet Has Put Libya in Center of a Global Power Struggle
Editor's Сhoice
Trump Splashes Into Nile Dispute to Gain Leverage in Middle East
Business
Trump Splashes Into Nile Dispute to Gain Leverage in Middle East
March 11, 2020

The Trump administration has weighed in to back Egypt in its long-running dispute with Ethiopia over a crucial hydroelectric dam about to come into operation.

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.

Trump Doubles Down on His Island-Buying Spree
World
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