Did Pompeo Capitulate to Russian Demands on Syria?
15 May 2019

Did Pompeo Capitulate to Russian Demands on Syria?

After meeting with Vladimir Putin, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in high spirits. In fact, he said he was “very excited” about the prospects. Why is Pompeo very excited about Syria talks with Russia? What could have happened to sow such optimism? Did Pompeo capitulate to Russian demands on

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Trump Iran Policy? Get Serious About the Threat
08 May 2019

Trump Iran Policy? Get Serious About the Threat

Washington sends its critics in waves. Both in numbers and in purpose. The one simple question critics ask about, from any administration, remains “What is our policy on such and such international issue?” When it comes to the Trump Administration, that question has been answered. Trump Iran Policy? Get serious

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Assad Survival Key to Iranian Occupation of Syria
29 Apr 2019

Assad Survival Key to Iranian Occupation of Syria

The plot thickens in Syria. After a deluge of opinions claiming Assad won the war, a new battle front recently the United States opened against Syria demonstrates the volatility of Assad’s tenure. In fact, we believe Assad survival key to Iranian occupation of the country. If Assad goes, so will

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Is Russia Playing Good Cop in Syria, America Bad Cop?
24 Apr 2019

Is Russia Playing Good Cop in Syria, America Bad Cop?

The Trump Administration is making clearer its policy on Iran and Syria, while Putin remains very low-key. Is Russia playing good cop in Syria while America plays the bad cop? The cornerstone of American foreign policy with regard to both countries are precise, almost surgical sanctions. For Iran, the Trump

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Trump Administration Tightened Screws on Iran
23 Apr 2019

Trump Administration Tightened Screws on Iran

On Monday, the Trump administration tightened screws on Iran by no longer exempting any countries from U.S. sanctions if they continue to buy Iranian oil. The decision aims at stepping up the pressure on Iran, which continues to spread terror in the Middle East. The move affects the five remaining

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Slow Syrian Israeli War Conducted Deliberately
15 Apr 2019

Slow Syrian Israeli War Conducted Deliberately

While officially at war, unofficially Syria and Israel have avoided an open conflict since 1967. However, to those who monitor the region know very well that there is a slow Syrian Israeli war being conducted deliberately in which the ultimate goal is to make Iranian occupation of Syria too expensive

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