OPINION: Iran begins to reap rewards of foreign manipulationWed, May. 9, 2018
Iran sits in the middle of a complicated game of power politics in the Middle East, and there is seldom an incident where Iran is absent.
Iraqi elections: The players, parties and alliancesMon, May. 7, 2018
At a time of internal divisions, external pressures and touch security, economic, and social pressures, these elections come at a crucial time for the Iraqi people.
Lebanon votes: New faces and old ideasSun, May. 6, 2018
What is expected in this election is that little will change. Faces may chance, but the prevailing forces behind the faces will not. Business as usual? Most likely, yes.
R2P: The dead weight on the shoulders of the WestThu, Apr. 26, 2018
Russia and China have been blamed for blocking attempts invoke R2P, but the willingness of the U.S., UK and France to act independently is equally as damaging
Syria's Cold War: Iran readies to strike IsraelThu, Apr. 19, 2018
Israel has been in a fight with Iran since the Iranian Revolution in 1979 and the rise of Islamic Republic under the Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini
ANALYSIS: 'Mission Accomplished' in Syria and concealed U.S. motivesSun, Apr. 15, 2018
What does “mission accomplished” even mean? The words are ambiguous in every aspect: what was the “mission”, and what does it mean for it to be “accomplished”?
ANALYSIS: Why U.S. won’t leave Syria, impact of Douma chemical attackTue, Apr. 10, 2018
Following the recent chemical weapons attack in Douma, the debate about a U.S. withdrawal has become further interlinked with the humanitarian question.
Death in Douma: Timeline of chemical attacks in SyriaSun, Apr. 8, 2018
Footage of the attack shared on social media shows piles of lifeless bodies in rooms, corridors and stairwells, with foam visible from their noses and mouths.