Middle East

The Turkish Spring

Despite the tough actions taken by the police to disperse demonstrators, the protest rallies that long ago snowballed from environmental…

The Mainsprings of the Syrian Conflict

The government forces’ reliance on a militia to liberate more and more of the country from foreign mercenaries is a…

Gaza Held Hostage to Egypt’s Turmoil

Air of uncertainty is engulfing most matters related to Egypt. Since the Egyptian revolt started over two years ago, the…

Why Did Terrorists Shell Russia’s Embassy in Syria?

Apparently some of those who sponsored the rebellion in Syria have become so brazen that they decided to “punish” Moscow…

Syria: the opposition is in retreat

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With financial assistance from Qatar and Saudi Arabia drying up and the flow of weapons from Turkey and Lebanon slowing,…

Arab Spring Has Come to Turkey

Having provided active support to the rebellion in neighboring Syria in conjunction with Qatar and Saudi Arabia, Turkish Prime Minister…

Indirect Action and Soft Power Strategies in Geopolitical Conflicts. (Part 2)

Returning to the use of the Western technologies for “color revolutions” in the post-Soviet space and the Middle East, we…

Preparing for a Change of Government in Qatar

Qatari Emir Hamad is seriously ill and having difficulty performing his duties as head of state. A liposuction operation in…

Attempts to Derail the Geneva 2 Conference on Syria

Even before Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry met in Paris on May 27…

Russia and Iran: the Importance of Friendly Cooperation

For a variety of objective and subjective reasons, the multi-vectored relations between Russia and Iran have been breaking down in…

Syria: Tensions Are Rising

Some European countries have responded to Russian criticism of the EU’s decision to lift the embargo on supplying arms to…

The Pressure on Syria Is Growing despite the Agreements between Russia and the United States

On May 27, all of the European Union’s foreign ministers gathered in Brussels, where they decided to lift the embargo…

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