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Israel and Its Unlikely Arab Friends
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Israel and Its Unlikely Arab Friends
April 20, 2021

In 2020, Israel, supported by the United States, began a diplomatic offensive in the Arab world. The goal is evident: containing Iran. As U.S. author Eric Margolis writes, the countries that sign peace agreements with Israel, are “so frightened of neighboring Iran that they would happily have opted for Israeli rule rather than welcome the angry, unforgiving Iranians”.

Yemen’s Death Sentence
March 10, 2021

It is a cruel irony that the US, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE, which are destroying Yemen, are the same countries that Yemen most relies on for humanitarian aid. Over the past two years, the Saudis, UAE, and US have all slashed aid to Yemen.

Yemen’s Death Sentence
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America Condemns Putin & Xi but Supports Gangsters
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America Condemns Putin & Xi but Supports Gangsters
February 26, 2021

If U.S. weapons are to be sold to a foreign country, then it’s an ‘ally’ and there is no investigation into any of that leader’s crimes. But if the weapons are to be used against a country, then whatever the person does is condemned-in-advance.

Beyond Oil: How the UAE’s HOPE Mars Mission Is Breaking the Arab World Out of the Crisis of Scarcity
February 22, 2021

The Emiratis understand that their economy, primarily based in oil revenue, though presently lucrative, is a short-term prosperity. A future that is dependent on oil is unstable and unkind, it is not a reliable resource for an advancing economy.

Beyond Oil: How the UAE’s HOPE Mars Mission Is Breaking the Arab World Out of the Crisis of Scarcity
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Biden’s Suspension of Middle East Arms Deals Is Clear Signal That ‘America Is Back’
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Biden’s Suspension of Middle East Arms Deals Is Clear Signal That ‘America Is Back’
January 29, 2021

It’s time for the Emirates and Saudis to have a complete rethink on their own regional power struggles, Martin Jay writes.

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.

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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The Rebellious Emirate of the UAE: Ras al Khaimah
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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.

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.

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