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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’
World
US-Iran Showdown Is One False-Flag Attack Away From Global Calamity
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US-Iran Showdown Is One False-Flag Attack Away From Global Calamity
May 18, 2019

Considering that Trump didn’t seem to be fully informed as to what was happening in Venezuela with regards to puppet president Juan Guaido’s recent failed attempt at a coup, it makes one wonder if Trump is equally in the dark as to what is happening with Iran.

Is There a Path Out of Ratcheting Mid-East and Geo-Strategic Tensions?
May 6, 2019

Has Trump convinced himself that the Administration’s wider bluster is actually winning: Making America Great Again? On this question, hangs our joint futures.

Is There a Path Out of Ratcheting Mid-East and Geo-Strategic Tensions?
World
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The Increasingly Complicated Game of Libya Chequers Pitches Old Enemies Against One Another – Plus New Ones
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The Increasingly Complicated Game of Libya Chequers Pitches Old Enemies Against One Another – Plus New Ones
May 1, 2019

Haftar’s failure to take Tripoli might be a relief to the Moroccan King who might unwittingly be at the centre of a solution to a proxy war unfolding.

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.

Why the Gulf States Are So Edgy
World
The Dis-United Arab Emirates
World
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.

Saudi Arabia Is Losing the War in Yemen
March 29, 2019

Without sustained international pressure on Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Iran, the war in Yemen will continue for years to come. All the while, it will drain both the UAE and Saudi Arabia of billions of dollars, spawn new militant groups, and ironically provide Iran with more opportunities to expand its influence.

Saudi Arabia Is Losing the War in Yemen
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