Saudi Arabia & GCC

Another setback for US in the neo Middle East

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The bloc of four Arab countries led by Saudi Arabia that imposed an embargo against Qatar on June 5 has finally presented their charter...

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Another setback for US in the neo Middle East

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The bloc of four Arab countries led by Saudi Arabia that imposed an embargo against Qatar on June 5 has finally presented their charter...

Iran

The Ummah : The fresh Princes of Bel Arabia and Muhammad...

Haider Mehdi | King Salman, by elevating his son, the 31 years Mohammed Bin Salman, or MBS, as Crown Prince, may actually have signed MBS’s death warrant, leading...

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Syria & Middle East

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The Ummah : The fresh Princes of Bel Arabia and Muhammad Bin Salman

Haider Mehdi | King Salman, by elevating his son, the 31 years Mohammed Bin Salman, or MBS, as Crown Prince, may actually have signed MBS’s death warrant, leading to the downfall of the Al Saud regime! Whether this will remain undisputed or challenged overtly or covertly,...
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Ideological foundations and organizational structure of Islamic State

Nauman Sadiq | The fight against the much-dreaded ISIS is on with varying degrees of resolving and success.It becomes important to trace the ideological antecedents of this group. Since the beginning of the Syrian conflict in August 2011 to April 2013, the Islamic State and al-Nusra...
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The three-way tug of war in Syria: Who are the important players?

Nauman Sadiq | In order to simplify the Syrian theater of proxy wars, it can be divided into three separate and distinct zones: the Syrian government-controlled areas, the regions administered by the Syrian Kurds, and the areas that have been occupied by the Syrian opposition. Excluding...

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