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Maria Maalouf

Maria Maalouf is a Lebanese journalist, broadcaster, publisher, and writer. She holds an MA in Political Sociology from the University of Lyon. Twitter: @bilarakib

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It’s time to end the bloodshed in Yemen

When we think about the ongoing war in Yemen, we have to think not only about the Houthi rebels but also the Iranians and Hezbollah, who engineered the conflict and have been fueling if for years.

December 29, 2021

Joe Biden’s growing foreign policy quandary

 

As US President Joe Biden nears 11 months in the White House, two views have emerged of his administration’s foreign policy.

December 13, 2021

Why world should be wary as Israel-Iran conflict moves into cyberspace

The shadow war between Israel and Iran is increasingly being fought in cyberspace and, according to some reports, civilians are the latest targets in this long-running conflict.

December 05, 2021

US, Russia must seek consensus on Iran

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken recently held phone discussions with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov about the prospects of renewing negotiations with Iran in a bid to revive the 2015 nuclear deal ditched by former US leader Donald Trump.

October 11, 2021

Failure to agree new Iran deal spells trouble for Biden

What will the Biden administration do if Iran refuses to return to the negotiating table over its nuclear ambitions? There are a few options available and the best may well be a return, even temporarily, to the 2015 deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

October 04, 2021