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Who is really interested in the solution of the Syrian conflict?

 Anna Jaunger | Speaking at a UN Security Council briefing several days ago, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock stressed that...

Is US running out of friends?

M K Bhadrakumar | An amazing week is unfolding in West Asian politics. It began with three dramatic developments on Monday – Turkish troops crossing...

Russia: The new master of Middle East

M K Bhadrakumar | The remark Wednesday by the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Presidential envoy for the Middle East Mikhail Bogdanov offering Moscow’s mediation for a...

Will Russian S-400 missile defense system save Erdoğan from  another Western...

Stana Dubajic | By buying Russian S-400 air-defense missile system Turkey, erstwhile Western ally, second largest NATO member, and a bulwark against Soviet expansion in...

Has Russia entered NATO’s bedroom?

M. K. Bhadrakumar | Can we say a “terrible beauty” is born in the NATO’s underbelly — to borrow the words from the Irish-English poet...

Will Pakistan execute Jadhav before the final verdict?

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The initial reports from Pakistan regarding the International Court of Justice’s interim order on the Kulbhushan Jadhav case give a sinking feeling. If...

Deadlock in Geneva: who is preventing new dialogue on Syria?

Sophie Mangal | The preparations for the next meetings on Syria in Astana and Geneva scheduled for May are gaining momentum. Politicians continue to express...

How to get a people’s constitution for peace in Syria?

Sophie Mangal | “Syrian authorities are ready to discuss the new constitution of the country but need to know which opposition structures are ready to...

Terrorist Activities in Damascus: a Hindrance to the Peace Process

Sophie Mangal | While trying to break into the area of Al-Abbasin, near Jobar, Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham terrorists launched a surprise and powerful assault on...

Chances of success for Russian proposed constitution for Syria?

Sophie Mangal| The Syrian draft constitution proposed by the Russian side does not cease to be an object of popular interest on the internet. From the front...

Astana talks: Will Saudi Arabia really allow peace in Syria?

Sophie Mangal | The Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir stated that the Syrian peace talks in Astana would lead to a ceasefire in the country,...

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