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Two Deep Mysteries of the 1973 Arab-Israeli War
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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.

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.

Conflict Looms for Egypt and Ethiopia Over Nile Dam
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Turkey’s Big Bet Has Put Libya in Center of a Global Power Struggle
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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.

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 Splashes Into Nile Dispute to Gain Leverage in Middle East
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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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