Middle East

A Turkish-American Confrontation in Northeast Syria is Avoidable

A Turkish-American Confrontation in Northeast Syria is Avoidable

A common understanding between Turkey and the U.S. is the establishment of a safe-zone in...

Why is there an Ever-Growing Opposition Towards the Sisi Regime

Why is there an Ever-Growing Opposition Towards the Sisi Regime in Egypt?

There are two major reasons for the increasing discontent towards the Sisi regime. First,...

Three Ways to Increase Security in Afrin

Three Ways to Increase Security in Afrin

There are three ways to improve security in Afrin: The cleansing of Tel Rifaat, a strong Turkish...

Abdul Basit Saroot The Syrian Revolution s Voice From the

Abdul Basit Saroot: The Syrian Revolution’s Voice From the Grave

Abdul Basit Saroot was the voice of a nation ripped apart by a crimson dictator hell bent on...

Peace to Prosperity or Peace for Jared Kushner

Peace to Prosperity or Peace for Jared Kushner?

Although the real motivation of the “Peace to Prosperity” workshop was presented to be a solution...

The US Needs to Re-engage with the Syrian Opposition

The US Needs to Re-engage with the Syrian Opposition

Daesh is now in a new era in which popular support and acceptable governance will be the main...

Can the US Confront Iran in Syria

Can the US Confront Iran in Syria?

The current escalation in the Basra Bay may have seemingly calmed down, but will the downing of...

Why Turkey Will Continue to Honor Morsi's Legacy

Why Turkey Will Continue to Honor Morsi's Legacy

Morsi’s legacy will always be remembered and kept alive in Turkey. The democratic struggle of the...

Masquerading the YPG Will Not Improve Turkey-US Relations

Masquerading the YPG Will Not Improve Turkey-US Relations

If the U.S. wants to have any real change on the ground in order to step forward for the...

Past and Present of the Saudi Arabia-Israel Alliance

Past and Present of the Saudi Arabia-Israel Alliance

Saudi Arabia and Israel are following common policies especially on issues related to Iran and...

A Deal to End All Deals Trump's Deal of the

A Deal to End All Deals? Trump's Deal of the Century May Annihilate Palestine

The Deal of the Century, which does not offer any noteworthy gain to Palestine despite all...

Why Turkey is Complying with the Iran Sanctions

Why Turkey is Complying with the Iran Sanctions

Whether the Trump administration continues its policies of dragging Iran into economic bankruptcy...

How Israel Dominates the Political Landscape in the Middle East

How Israel Dominates the Political Landscape in the Middle East

Israel has a more advantageous position than ever regarding issues such as Palestine, the Eastern...

Iran Sanctions A Year On

Iran Sanctions: A Year On

The Trump administration’s aim is to isolate Iran from the international market, and it is just...

Moroccan Foreign Policy at the Crossroads

Moroccan Foreign Policy at the Crossroads

The Arab World is now split in two camps: those who support constitutional political processes,...

The Nightmare in Idlib is Real A Firsthand Account of

The Nightmare in Idlib is Real: A Firsthand Account of the Horrors Being Perpetrated Today

Eight months later, the Assad regime, backed by Russian air power, has conducted a ruthless...

Middle East Politics on the Brink of Collapse

Middle East Politics on the Brink of Collapse

The Middle East has come to a point where the possibility of a violent conflict between powerful...

Military Escalation in North Hama A Deal or a Dilemma

Military Escalation in North Hama: A Deal or a Dilemma?

A weak cease-fire is likely but also open to the possibility of further escalation in the field....

War Drums Beat Louder in the Middle East

War Drums Beat Louder in the Middle East

Trump's warmongers are pressing harder for a military conflict between the U.S. and Iran. U.S....

The Libya Crisis and the Future of Khalifa Haftar

The Libya Crisis and the Future of Khalifa Haftar

Haftar's entry to Tripoli and seizure of the administration via weapons will create an...

The Syrian Regime s Strategy of Forced Migration

The Syrian Regime’s Strategy of Forced Migration

Forced migration and displacement are among the unlawful and most effective measures that the...

How Long Can Iran Resist US Pressure

How Long Can Iran Resist US Pressure?

Iran needs to be very careful about the steps that it will pursue against the U.S. The assumption...

Trump s Designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a Terrorist

Trump’s Designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a Terrorist Organization is a Grave Mistake

As the international community showed discontent to Trump’s recent designation of the Iranian...

The Occupation of Deir Ezzor

The Occupation of Deir Ezzor

The frustration of the local Arab population in Deir Ezzor is grounded in the unequal share of...