Columnist

Abdulrahman Al-Rashed

Abdulrahman Al-Rashed is a veteran columnist. He is the former general manager of Al Arabiya news channel, and former editor-in-chief of Asharq Al-Awsat.

Twitter: @aalrashed

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Is Ankara afraid of being invaded?

The Syrian war, which began nine years ago, marks the first time that Turkey’s air force and artillery has targeted Syrian regime forces and Iranian militias.

March 03, 2020

Macron and Muslims

When dealing with disruptive, potentially dangerous individuals or groups within society, the dilemma lies in differentiating between the sheep and the wolves. This is what President Emmanuel Macron is trying to do in France.

February 22, 2020

Lebanon’s prime minister: Is he a puppet?

A new prime minister has been nominated in Lebanon. He is unknown to the majority of the Lebanese people and stands accused of being put in place by Hezbollah.

February 14, 2020

Is the regime in Tehran in danger of falling?

The questions raised by the latest developments in Iran largely focus on what may happen next, and the ultimate fate of the regime.

January 14, 2020

Who is more powerful? Iran learns the hard way

In a region where things are often predictable, recent events in the Middle East have been highly unusual and will have far-reaching consequences.

January 10, 2020