Tom Rogan, a first-class journalist, wrote an opinion for the Washington Examiner in which he argued the “Two major differences between Trump’s Iran retreat and Obama’s red line“. In our opinion, small time Trump blinked big time. While Rogan makes a valid point by claiming President Obama’s red line was
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
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.
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
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
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