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Talmiz Ahmad

Talmiz Ahmad is a former Indian ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Oman and the UAE.

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Russia can be the peacemaker the Middle East urgently needs

President Donald Trump last week announced that the US would withdraw from the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran and re-impose sanctions that had been waived under the deal. He called the agreement “rotten” and “decaying.” 

May 15, 2018

Unlikely alliance aims to bring stability to Syria

The conflict in Syria has brought together three unlikely allies, as Russia has pulled Turkey — a NATO member and US ally — into its orbit, along with Iran, which was until recently Turkey’s opponent in Syria, when Ankara was backing rebel groups against the Bashar Assad regime.

April 06, 2018