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The Deeper Meaning in a Lost War
World
The Deeper Meaning in a Lost War
August 19, 2019

It is now no longer conceivable that MbS can deliver what Trump and Netanyahu desired. Does this then mean that the US confrontation with Iran, and Jared Kushner’s Deal of the Century, are over? No.

Two Formerly Independent Nations Struggle for Re-emergence
August 18, 2019

Two re-emergent states on opposite shores of the Gulf of Aden are attempting to rise above the ashes of genocidal civil wars to establish themselves among the ranks of nations, Wayne Madsen writes.

Two Formerly Independent Nations Struggle for Re-emergence
World
A Second ‘Arab Revolt’ Is Overdue in Middle East
Security
A Second ‘Arab Revolt’ Is Overdue in Middle East
August 2, 2019

It must have come as a shocking reality-check for Saudi Arabi and the UAE that Trump who had a marvellous “war dance” with King Salman hardly two years ago in Riyadh and has locked in the two counties to the standoff with Iran, has lately switched attention to their bête noire, Qatar.

As Trump Backs Down, the Pips Squeak
July 21, 2019

With the Houthis successfully striking major targets inside Saudi Arabia and the UAE abruptly pulling forces out, the war in Yemen has reached a critical juncture. Remember, the Republican-controlled Senate approved a bill withdrawing support for the war back in March, which the White House had to veto in support of its fading hopes for its Israeli/Palestinian deal pushed by Jared Kushner.

As Trump Backs Down, the Pips Squeak
Security
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UAE Pullout From Yemen Less About Peace, More About War With Iran
Security
UAE Pullout From Yemen Less About Peace, More About War With Iran
July 19, 2019

The surprise pullout of troops and warplanes from Yemen by the United Arab Emirates seems to be caused by the UAE redeploying forces at the behest of the United States in order to ramp up military pressure on Iran.

US Naval Coalition in Gulf – a Provocation Too Far
July 12, 2019

The correct way to calm and resolve tensions in the region is for the Trump administration to halt its aggression towards Iran and to respect the 2015 international nuclear accord which it unilaterally trashed last year.

US Naval Coalition in Gulf – a Provocation Too Far
Editorial
The Arab Emergency Summit in Mecca: Provocative and Invective
World
The Arab Emergency Summit in Mecca: Provocative and Invective
June 18, 2019

On the face of it, the summit was an official Arab emergency summit, but in reality, it was a Saudi Arabian summit and the agenda was a Saudi Arabian agenda: Iran, which was practically the exclusive item on the agenda and in the final communique

Trump’s Middle East ‘Deal of the Century’ and his ‘Kosher Quartet’
June 10, 2019

The June 25-26, 2019 “peace conference” scheduled for Manama, Bahrain and attended by the United States, Israel, a few Palestinian quislings, and sell-out Arab states is nothing more than a rubber stamp on the future virtual annexation of the West Bank by Israel.

Trump’s Middle East ‘Deal of the Century’ and his ‘Kosher Quartet’
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