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Maintaining Pretence Over Reality: ‘Simply Put, the Iranians Outfoxed the U.S. Defence Systems’
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Maintaining Pretence Over Reality: ‘Simply Put, the Iranians Outfoxed the U.S. Defence Systems’
September 14, 2020

So it never was then a ‘peace agreement’ between Israel and the UAE. It was ‘normalisation’ for mounting a military alliance against Iran.

When Is a Peace Deal Not a Peace Deal? When It Is a War Deal
August 28, 2020

If there is any real deal here, it is in reality, based on arms procurement and sharing technology, which is all about taking on Iran.

When Is a Peace Deal Not a Peace Deal? When It Is a War Deal
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Don’t Be Hoodwinked by Trump’s UAE-Israel ‘Peace Deal’
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Don’t Be Hoodwinked by Trump’s UAE-Israel ‘Peace Deal’
August 18, 2020

The normalization of relations between the UAE and Israel, facilitated by the U.S., serves to prop up three repressive leaders — Trump, Netanyahu, and bin Zayed — and will cause further harm to Palestinians. It is both a shame and a sham.

The Deceptive Trump, UAE-Israel ‘Peace Deal’
August 14, 2020

Among the most brutal realities for Palestinians is loss of support from Arab states, who pay lip service to their own populations, while drawing closer to Israel with economic interests and Iran in mind, write Medea Benjamin and Ariel Gold.

The Deceptive Trump, UAE-Israel ‘Peace Deal’
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How the Saudis, the Qataris, and the Emiratis Took Washington
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How the Saudis, the Qataris, and the Emiratis Took Washington
June 11, 2020

Given the president’s unyielding support for the Saudis and Emiratis as especially lucrative customers for this country’s defense industry, the Qataris have clearly decided to crib the Saudi playbook.

The New Diplomacy: Virtual Instead of Physical
May 26, 2020

In the era of Covid, virtual diplomacy was on display in India on May 21 when India’s President accepted the credentials of the ambassadors of several countries via video conferencing.

The New Diplomacy: Virtual Instead of Physical
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Give Peace a Chance: Saudi Arabia and the UAE Jostle for Position in War-Ravaged Countries for Contracts
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Give Peace a Chance: Saudi Arabia and the UAE Jostle for Position in War-Ravaged Countries for Contracts
May 15, 2020

Is the coronavirus, which has hit GCC countries quite hard, going to fuel proxy wars further with the economic objective of fortunes to be made, once the fighting stops?

How Much Are You Prepared to Pay for Your ‘Free’ Press? Arab Media Wars Are Driving Us All Towards Twitter
May 11, 2020

Both in the West and in the Middle East, the “free” press is anything but free. It actually comes with a hefty price tag.

How Much Are You Prepared to Pay for Your ‘Free’ Press? Arab Media Wars Are Driving Us All Towards Twitter
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