The More Trump Seeks Dialogue, the More Violent the Mullahs
16 Jun 2019

The More Trump Seeks Dialogue, the More Violent the Mullahs

President Donald Trump has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Simultaneously, Trump also asked Iran to get back to the negotiating table. The more Trump seeks dialogue, the more violent the Mullahs get. The president held out hope that implicit U.S. threats to

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Arab League Army Is Long Overdue
08 Jun 2019

Arab League Army Is Long Overdue

Of the thousands of analysts and pundits who follow the Middle East tear itself apart, many notice a distinguishable pattern. Almost all powerful actors have one or more proxies fighting their battles. Except the Arabs who seem to be relying on the flavor du jour to press for their sovereignty.

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Iran Ignores Trump Overtures
07 Jun 2019

Iran Ignores Trump Overtures. Trump Hits Back

The Trump administration on Friday hit Iran with new sanctions that target its largest petrochemical company. The company is providing support to the Revolutionary Guard Corps. When Iran ignores Trump overtures, Trump hits back. The Treasury Department imposed sanctions on the Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company; in addition to 39

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Hezbollah War Against Syrian Children in Lebanon
04 Jun 2019

Hezbollah War Against Syrian Children in Lebanon

Lebanon is witnessing a Hezbollah war against Syrian children. Reuters reported that “At least 15,000 Syrian children will be at risk of homelessness if the Lebanese government goes ahead with the planned demolition of “semi-permanent structures” built by refugees in eastern Lebanon, aid agencies warned on Tuesday” The aid agencies

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Trump Urged Russia To Stop Bombing Idlib
03 Jun 2019

Trump Urged Russia To Stop Bombing Idlib

On Sunday, U.S. President Donald Trump urged Russia to stop bombing Idlib province. It came on the heels of the Kremlin statement that signaled Moscow would continue to back the Assad offensive. Trump wrote in a Twitter post: Hearing word that Russia, Syria and, to a lesser extent, Iran, are

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Imagine Another Obama-Like US President
01 Jun 2019

Imagine Another Obama-Like US President

The American strategy of kicking Iran out of Syria based on economic sanctions is short-sighted. It relies on a single chess move in a complex chessboard. The key to protecting our allies lies in regime change in Syria because one must imagine an Obama-like US President ascending to power again.

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