Will Putin Tame Iran or Empower the Mullahs?
01 Nov 2017

Will Putin Tame Iran or Empower the Mullahs?

Read it later Russian President Vladimir Putin began a visit to Iran on Wednesday designed to underpin closer ties between two countries at loggerheads with the United States as President Donald Trump threatens to pull out of a 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran. Will Putin tame Iran or empower the mullahs?

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Russia future looks bleak without economic and political reform
30 Oct 2017

Russia future looks bleak without economic and political reform

Read it later Source: The Guardian (July 2017) – by Kenneth Rogoff (Russia future looks bleak without economic and political reform) When the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, meets his US counterpart, Donald Trump, at this week’s G20 summit in Hamburg, he will not be doing so from a position of economic

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Falafel interviews Manafort on his way to the FBI.
30 Oct 2017

Falafel Interviews Manafort on his Way to the FBI

Read it later Falafel never thought it possible for a little known Syrian immigrant reporter to be the first to interview Paul Manafort, the notoriously pro-Russian political operative our president hired to run his presidential campaign. So, as the man of the hour entered his car this Monday morning, Falafel

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Israel Wonderful Generosity and Benevolence
29 Oct 2017

Israel Wonderful Generosity and Benevolence

Read it later Israel wonderful generosity and benevolence never ceases to amaze us. Neri Zilber published an article in Politico entitled “Why Israel is Giving Free Spaghetti (and Health Care)” detailing the reasons for such a policy. We urge you to read Neri’s well researched article. Thousands of Syrians, regardless

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