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US monitoring depletion of its rivals in Syria

  • Any observer will know by now that the Assad’s reign is over. He may prolong or shorten the ending, and he has cost Syrians dearly until now, but Bashar Assad is no longer an option for all concerned in the crisis, except possibly Iran....
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A big step with confusing provisions

  • IT will go down in the history of the state that during the reign of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah, a number of important and noteworthy reform steps were taken in Saudi Arabia....
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Comparing American with Syrian model

  • COMPARE the political scene in America to the scene in Syria. One might suggest that such a comparison is not fair due to the large differences between the two countries that are in favor of the United States....
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Kuwait: Assembly intends to become kingmaker

  • The political crisis in Kuwait has reached its peak. There are protests, clashes between protesters and the police and arrests of members of the dissolved Parliament. The political climate is in a heated stage and the political statements that bear a tone of defiance from all parties are...
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Saudi Arabia and Syrian revolution

  • It is clear that Saudi Arabia has dissociated itself and washed its hands of the current leadership of the Syrian regime. It is also clear that such dissociation is irreversible and that Riyadh is not addressing this matter in a manner that is commensurate with its position and power. With all...
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Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Iran at NAM summit

  • THREE observations emerged prominently from the Non-Aligned summit in Tehran last week. The first was the absence of Syria during the two speeches of Iranian religious leader Ali Khamenei and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The second was that Saudi Arabia, which was represented in the summit by...
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Smooth transition unprecedented

  • The transition of power following the demise of one of the top ruling leaders in the Kingdom was extremely smooth. It ruled out any possibility of a contest for the position. The view that differences of opinion and contesting for top positions are unethical or politically incorrect is not a...
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