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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.

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?

Arab Countries Face Real Shake-Up of Economies and Their Geopolitics Amid Corona Crisis
Business
Trump’s Vanished ‘Liberal Middles’
World
Trump’s Vanished ‘Liberal Middles’
February 17, 2020

Don’t the Americans understand the implications of creating a desperate, unemployed and radicalised constituency across the entire Middle East?

Exacerbation of Tensions in Syria: Who Stands to Gain?
February 16, 2018

The illegal presence of the US in Syria has become more complicated and fraught with many dangers. The need to fight the Islamic State became a flimsy pretext after the jihadist group’s defeat. Now the alleged threat coming from Iran is being used to justify US military operations in a faraway country.

Exacerbation of Tensions in Syria: Who Stands to Gain?
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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.

Jordan Pins Hopes on US-Russian Accord on Southern Syria
June 8, 2017

Jordan is intensifying diplomatic efforts to help forge an agreement between the United States and Russia to establish a safe or de-escalation zone in southern Syria. Jordan hopes to prevent the vast Syrian Badia area, which extends along Jordan’s northern borders with Syria, from turning into a battlefield involving US-led coalition forces and rebel allies on the one hand, and regime and Iran-backed militias on the other.

Jordan Pins Hopes on US-Russian Accord on Southern Syria
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Is North Korea a Diversion for a US-Jordan Invasion of Syria?
Editor's Сhoice
Is North Korea a Diversion for a US-Jordan Invasion of Syria?
May 4, 2017

True, the Trump administration is milking the situation for all its worth, but that doesn’t mean that they want a war with the North. That’s not it at all.  Washington wants to deploy its controversial THAAD anti-missile system to South Korea, but it needs a pretext to do so. Hence, the ominous threat of an “unstable, nuclear-armed North Korea”, that’s all the justification Washington needed to get its new weapons system deployed. Mission Accomplished.

Is Syria’s Invasion from Jordan on the Agenda?
April 28, 2017

With focus on the battle of Raqqa and in the governorates of Homs and Idlib, Jordan has been kept away from media headlines. The kingdom’s role will grow immensely if it becomes the staging point for an operation on Syrian soil. And it may happen pretty soon.

Is Syria’s Invasion from Jordan on the Agenda?
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