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- US ready for direct talks with Afghan Taliban July 16, 2018
- Journalist tried for reporting on Rohingya deaths testifies July 16, 2018
- Death toll rises in southern Iraq protests July 16, 2018
- Palestinians demand Israel return bodies of loved ones July 16, 2018
- Iran takes US to ICJ over re-imposed sanctions July 16, 2018
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Geopolitical observers of the Middle East turbulence tend to blame the raging chaos in the area on the presumed failure of the â€œincoherent,â€ â€œillogicalâ€ or â€œcontradictoryâ€ policies of the United States. Irrefutable evidence (some of which presented in this study) … Continue reading
It is clear that the Syrian public and their officials, in all 14 of the countryâ€™s governorates, are committed to the complete restoration of their nationâ€™s peerless and incomparableÂ archaeologicalÂ heritage sites as soon as security conditions permit.
Whatever happened to the idea that Turkey was the coming power in the Middle East, with its surging economy and stable democracy under a mildly Islamic government which might be the model for Arab states as they ended decades of … Continue reading
The Polish Zionist ideologue Vladimir Jabotinsky, the father of Israelâ€™s right wing, observed nearly a century ago that much of the Arab world was a fragile mosaic. A few sharp blows, he wrote, would cause it to shatter, leaving Israel the regionâ€™s dominant power. Jabotinsky may have been right.
Even if the Bashar al-Assad regime manages to hang on in Syria, that countryâ€™s economy is being wrecked, its people driven into poverty and neighbors tempted to intervene. Israel just threatened to attack Syriaâ€™s modest store of chemical weapons. Turkey is stumbling into the morass, egged on by the Saudis and Gulf Arabs. Russiaâ€™s national prestige is increasingly involved in Syriaâ€”which is as close to its borders as northern Mexico is to the United States. Iran may yet get involved. Continue reading