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
In the News
2013-12-06 09:18:00
Mandela's legacy for Palestine “We know too well that our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinians.”
― Nelson Mandela ... Read more
2013-12-06 09:01:00
 Ahmed Fouad Negm, Egypt’s ‘poet of the people,’ dies at 84 Mr. Negm’s use of colloquial Egyptian Arabic endeared him to his compatriots who saw in his verse an unvarnished reflection of how they felt about milestones in their nation’s recent history . ... Read more
2013-10-30 04:02:00
 Militias for the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood? Syria’s Muslim Brotherhood is trying to gain influence in the conflict by establishing an armed wing—the effort might enhance its profile in the short term but carries big risks in the longer run. ... Read more
2013-10-17 07:31:00
Al-Qaida is roaring back in Iraq new research on the human cost of the war in Iraq estimates that roughly half a million men, women and children died between 2003 and 2011 ... Read more
2013-10-11 05:09:00
Report blasts US press freedom Unprecedented report says Obama administration's tactics have brought 'chilling effect' on journalism ... Read more