The Syrian Conflict and Sunni Radicalism in Lebanon       Civil War Drums Beat Louder in Iraq as the U.S. policy is just hit and miss       Resolution of Anbar crisis requires security, political coordination       US and Iran offers support to stabilize Iraq       My predictions for 2014 Middle East Outlook       British government will reportedly declassify Bush-Blair talks from Iraq War run-up        70 jurnalists were killed on the job around the world in 2013       US sends missiles, drones to help Iraqis Fight With Extremists       Iraq’s Tangled Foreign Interests and Relations        Divided Iraqi leaders shirk responsibility
Opinion & Views
2013-12-31 09:15:00
My predictions for 2014 Middle East Outlook As we are about to exit the year of 2013, one of the first things to remember is that the Middle East, enjoyed no positive marks on the U.S. foreign policy report card. ... Read more
2013-11-19 06:21:00
 New Shia Politics and the Maliki-Sadr Competition in Iraq The reciprocal criticisms between the Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and his Shia rival, Moqtada al-Sadr, reflect the changing dynamics of Shia politics in Iraq. ... Read more
2013-11-08 03:40:00
Iraq’s fake democracy A new elections law has revealed the extent of Iraq’s phoney democracy

... Read more
2013-10-30 03:42:00
 Satire Strikes in Egypt and Even the Haters are Watching What does Bassen Youssef Comedian show return say about polarization in Egypt, and the future of political discourse? ... Read more
2013-09-21 05:44:00
 Thinking Outside the Two-State Box Israel’s problem is one of identity and territory. It claims it is both Jewish and Democratic, and yet, under the control of the Israeli state today, between the river and the sea, there are an equal number of Jews and non-Jews. ... Read more