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How the Saudi Oil Field Attack Overturned America’s Applecart
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How the Saudi Oil Field Attack Overturned America’s Applecart
October 1, 2019

If a more centrist government emerges from this last round of Israeli elections, Israel may step back from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s relentless campaign against Teheran.

Who Launched That Mystery Attack?
September 22, 2019

Perhaps the attacks on Abqaiq may cause the reckless Saudi leaders to stop devastating Yemen and throttle back on their proxy war against Iran which has gone on since 1979. But don’t count on it.

Who Launched That Mystery Attack?
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Yemen: Another Shameful US Defeat Looms
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Yemen: Another Shameful US Defeat Looms
September 9, 2019

An official confirmation by the Trump administration of it holding discreet talks with Yemen’s Houthi rebels indicates a realization in Washington that its military intervention in the Arab country is an unsalvageable disaster requiring exit.

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.

The Deeper Meaning in a Lost War
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Two Formerly Independent Nations Struggle for Re-emergence
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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.

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.

A Second ‘Arab Revolt’ Is Overdue in Middle East
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As Trump Backs Down, the Pips Squeak
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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.

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.

UAE Pullout From Yemen Less About Peace, More About War With Iran
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