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Middle East Leaders Prefer the Devil They Know in U.S. Presidential Elections. And Yet a Biden Victory Might Be the Bitter Pill Needed for Reform in the Region
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Middle East Leaders Prefer the Devil They Know in U.S. Presidential Elections. And Yet a Biden Victory Might Be the Bitter Pill Needed for Reform in the Region
October 10, 2020

New human rights opprobrium from a U.S. president will be just what the doctor ordered for the investors to look at Saudi Arabia through a new prism.

The Rebellious Emirate of the UAE: Ras al Khaimah
October 8, 2020

The UAE’s embrace of Israel does not enjoy universal support in the seven emirates that make up the oil-rich federation.

The Rebellious Emirate of the UAE: Ras al Khaimah
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Trump’s Mideast Mirage
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Trump’s Mideast Mirage
September 28, 2020

The Trump administration, desperate for some good news, just manufactured its own news by confecting a ‘peace’ deal between Israel and a bunch of pipsqueak Arab monarchies – just in time for November US elections.

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.

Maintaining Pretence Over Reality: ‘Simply Put, the Iranians Outfoxed the U.S. Defence Systems’
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When Is a Peace Deal Not a Peace Deal? When It Is a War Deal
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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.

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.

Don’t Be Hoodwinked by Trump’s UAE-Israel ‘Peace Deal’
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The Deceptive Trump, UAE-Israel ‘Peace Deal’
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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.

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.

How the Saudis, the Qataris, and the Emiratis Took Washington
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