logo


A survey of the local and international military forces currently deployed in the region provides an idea of how intense the ‘Great Game’ that is unfolding in the regio[...]
They understood that it is wrong to place faith in American promises. They have learned the lessons of what happened in Northern Iraq and to their brothers in Syria, the YPG, whom [...]
  On November 2, 2017, Journal of Palestine Studies Editor and IPS Senior Fellow Rashid Khalidi delivered a lecture on the centenary of the Balfour Declaration at the United N[...]
Ankara’s longstanding alliance with Washington and the West may have entered its terminal phase, says Khurshid Dalli by Khurshid Dalli – al Araby Turkish President Rece[...]
Former UK PM Blair’s admission that it was wrong to boycott Hamas is typical of Western politicians who gain wisdom after they leave office, but Hamas can turn this to its ad[...]
By entering into an agreement with the Nusra Front in Idlib, Ankara is seeking to interpret the Astana agreement to serve its own war with the Kurds, says Nasser Sharara by Nasser [...]
Hamas-Fatah reconciliation is giving Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi a window of opportunity to rebrand his country’s image which has been tarnished by brutal crackdo[...]
While many people believe that it is not unlikely for Trump to take this step, others believe that it is unlikely that Iran has the intention to respond in a strong and escalatory [...]
Local elections in Tunisia: The last hope for real change[...]
Under sane leadership, the US usually managed to broker ceasefires in past Lebanon wars. But the current problem is that the US President is mad. Nikki Haley is thus reduced to usi[...]