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Another Iraq in the making

  • Recently, Moscow and Washington agreed to convene an international conference on Syria to discuss the formula for a transitional government in Syria. While the US has made it clear that it does not see any role for Syrian President Bashar Assad in the future setup, Iran would like to use the...
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New counterterror strategy

  • The meeting of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah with a number of religious figures — chief among them was the Grand Mufti of the Kingdom — brought to the fore a new strategy that will be put in place to counter the root causes of terrorism in the country....
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Regional fallout of Syrian war

  • According to sources close the Syrian president, Bashar Assad has realized that the game is over for him and believes that supporters of his regime, namely China, Russia and Iran are working on a contingency plan....
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Plans to disintegrate Mideast

  • The Israeli-Turkish relationship has been restored. In fact, the bilateral relationship between the two countries was never cut off. On the contrary, it witnessed a high degree of coordination when the breakdown in ties was claimed, according to some American think tanks. The question, therefore,...
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The Middle East: An Israeli perspective

  • Though I did not have a chance to meet the renowned French political analyst and journalist, Alain Gresh, on the sidelines of this year’s Janadriyah cultural festival, he wrote me a letter introducing himself. He is a very well known thinker and I have been following his writings in Le...
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Realignments in the Mideast

  • Practically speaking, all scenarios in a region ridden with revolution are now possible. According to some reports, Syria is descending into civil war as neighboring countries try to prop up a united Syrian opposition....
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Russia’s unbalancing act

  • Moscow is having a series of contacts with the Syrian opposition, particularly with those who were a part of the regime and who had then enjoyed political and security ties with Moscow. Therefore, the Russian diplomacy has some effective tools of communication with all senior personalities who...
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The US, Syrian crisis and the Iranian nuclear issue

  • THE United States links its position with the Syrian crisis and the Iranian nuclear program. It seems Washington wants to strike a comprehensive deal to cope with the situation in post-Assad Syria, the outbreak of a potential civil war in Iraq, and a revolution in Iran. For this reason, the...
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France’s intervention in Mali exposes risks

  • Most likely, France will not succeed in realizing its objectives in Mali. France’s main objective to intervene in Mali was to defend Niger as the latter is in France’s sphere of influence. The existence of radical movements — spread along the coast and within the desert for...
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Arab Spring and downfall of the Brotherhood

  • French Interior Minister Manuel Valls’ recent remarks over the assassination of Tunisian opposition leader Chokri Belaid have sparked a diplomatic row between Tunisia and France. Valls denounced the murder calling it “Islamist fascism” after Belaid was shot dead earlier this...
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