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The Middle East – The Betrayal by the Elites
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The Middle East – The Betrayal by the Elites
March 2, 2020

The élite’s betrayal is represented by the extent to which institutions have been undermined, in order to cement élite hold on power

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?

Trump’s Vanished ‘Liberal Middles’
World
Is the Middle East Beginning a Self-Correction?
World
Is the Middle East Beginning a Self-Correction?
November 18, 2019

What is driving the sudden focus on ‘the flawed system’ in Lebanon is simply hard reality, Alastair Crooke writes.

Lebanon: Hariri Positioning Himself for a Comeback to Remove ‘New’ Hezbollah President?
November 8, 2019

The crisis now fermenting in Lebanon is not about taxes. But about personalities. Can Hariri save this tiny country from the abyss as Lebanese focus their minds on probably the most hated man in Lebanon?

Lebanon: Hariri Positioning Himself for a Comeback to Remove ‘New’ Hezbollah President?
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The ‘War’ for the Future of Middle East
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The ‘War’ for the Future of Middle East
November 4, 2019

The MidEast may pass through its crises but be aware that the there is no alternative meme is becoming reason for protestors ‘to burn the system down’

The Lebanese ‘Canary in the Mine’ Is Signalling Mid-East Trouble Ahead
November 1, 2019

Lebanon is ‘special’ in its own distinct way – but yes, it precisely is giving warning of a turbulence quietly incubating across the Middle East.

The Lebanese ‘Canary in the Mine’ Is Signalling Mid-East Trouble Ahead
World
West Can’t Wash Its Hands of Lebanon’s Meltdown Now, Given That It Supported the Corrupt System for Decades
World
West Can’t Wash Its Hands of Lebanon’s Meltdown Now, Given That It Supported the Corrupt System for Decades
October 24, 2019

In Lebanon, the situation is somewhat unique, dangerous yet exciting as well as this tiny country could adopt change, in ways that other Arab countries can’t. Not easily at least.

Sanctioning Away Free Speech: Americans Meet With Iranians at Their Peril
October 10, 2019

Apart from their ineffectiveness, the dark side of sanctions is what they do to third parties who get caught up in the conflict.

Sanctioning Away Free Speech: Americans Meet With Iranians at Their Peril
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