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Qatar Holds Its Own Against Saudi-Emirati Axis
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Qatar Holds Its Own Against Saudi-Emirati Axis
July 1, 2019

After Donald Trump’s inauguration as president in Washington, the Saudis and Emiratis, sensing their illegal contributions to the Trump campaign and presidential inauguration should pay some dividends, decided to wage a drastic economic and political war against Qatar

Rituals of Arab Summitry
June 6, 2019

As soon as the news emerged three weeks ago that two oil installations in Saudi Arabia were hit, and oil tankers were attacked in the United Arab Emirates, the Saudi regime resorted to its available diplomatic weapon: summoning Arab despots and the leaders of Islamic countries to Mecca.

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Why the Gulf States Are So Edgy
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Why the Gulf States Are So Edgy
April 15, 2019

The Gulf grandees have a right to be edgy, Alastair Crooke writes. They can see that Trump’s ‘war hawks’ are intent on cornering, pressurising and provoking Iran.

The Dis-United Arab Emirates
April 11, 2019

With the palace rivalries among the emirates of the UAE and the monarchies in the GCC, the region is prone to outside provocateurs and influence-peddlers, Wayne Madsen writes.

The Dis-United Arab Emirates
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Entering a Major Regional Re-set – The Syria Outcome Will Haunt Those Who Started This War
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Entering a Major Regional Re-set – The Syria Outcome Will Haunt Those Who Started This War
January 14, 2019

The Middle East is metamorphosing. New fault-lines are emerging, yet Trump’s foreign policy ‘hawks’ still try to stage ‘old movies’ in a new ‘theatre’.

Reviving the Concept of an ‘Arab NATO’: Washington Convenes a Gulf Arab States Summit
September 1, 2018

Iran, in addition to Hezbollah, is being used as a bogeyman to justify the need for a new alliance.

Reviving the Concept of an ‘Arab NATO’: Washington Convenes a Gulf Arab States Summit
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Saudi Arabia and the UAE Forge New Military Alliance
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Saudi Arabia and the UAE Forge New Military Alliance
December 7, 2017

The GCC has failed to address the controversial issue. The bloc will never be the same. It is fragmenting and its very existence is in question. We have a new political and military alliance emerging to change the Middle East’s landscape.

The Destructiveness of America’s Alliances
July 12, 2017

Alliances between nations are military. Without being military, they would be nothing at all. Trade agreements don’t require alliances. World War I wouldn’t have occurred if there had not been alliances — it was built upon alliances. It was not built on trade agreements…

The Destructiveness of America’s Alliances
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