At the recent Munich Security Conference, United States National Security Advisor H.R.
February 25, 2018
In early 2014, a few months before Daesh took over Mosul and most of Anbar province, with Iraq’s armed forces nowhere to be seen, several news reports alluded to a several hundred million-dollar weapons purchase by the Iraqi government from Iran.
February 15, 2018
This week has seen an atmosphere of relative normality return to Aden, following a few days of intense fighting between the separatist Southern Resistance Forces and army units and militias loyal to Yemen’s internationally-recognized government.
February 08, 2018
Last week, Turkey’s armed forces launched “Operation Olive Branch” — a full-scale military offensive into Kurdish-controlled Afrin in northern Syria.
February 01, 2018
Last June, when Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE cut relations with Qatar and imposed various punitive measures, Turkey’s parliament fast-tracked a bill allowing the stationing of troops in Qatar.
January 12, 2018
For over a week now, Iranians have been witnessing the most significant demonstrations in their country since the Green Revolution of 2009.
January 06, 2018
The “chamber of horrors” that was Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, where state-sponsored killings, torture and forced disappearances were common practice, is described with chilling detail in “Republic of Fear.” Its author, the controversial British-Iraqi Kanan Makiya, was an influential voice in support o
December 22, 2017
The death of Ali Abdullah Saleh has opened a new chapter in Yemen’s conflict, depriving the Zaidi militants of their once powerful ally.
December 15, 2017