On the political front, the Syrian opposition has two fronts both betting differently. The Muslim Brotherhood, backed by Erdogan of Turkey, wants to share power with the Assad regime. Why? Because both see eye-to-eye on Israel. Then there is the more liberal Syrian opposition mostly led by lone wolves that
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 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.
The United States has received numerous reports that appear consistent with chemical exposure after an attack by Syrian government forces in northwest Syria. However, to the chagrin of the Syrian people, the Trump Administration is escaping responsibility by alleging it had not made any definitive conclusion as to whether Assad
The United States is on the right track when it comes to its policy towards Iran. We are showing resolve, but practicing restraint where and when it matters. The road to Tehran is economic pressure, not military might. However, taking our military out of the equation only invites trouble for
Ask any Gulf national if regime change in Iran is in the best interests of Arabs, and they would, most likely, answer in the positive. Overwhelmingly. Dial back to Washington and many analysts believe President Trump wants Trump Iran Deal with his own egoistic signature. But our allies, including Israel,