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  • The Next War – Lebanon/Hezbollah/Israel

    Middle East / The Next War – Lebanon/Hezbollah/Israel

    Lebanon and Israel have come to a war of words of growing Hezbollah power in Lebanon. How deep is the political crisis in Lebanon and can the international community stop another war from happening?

  • The Qatar Crisis

    Middle East / The Qatar Crisis

    The pompous show-off at the Riyadh Summit was Saudi’s desperate attempt to call back the Trump administration for an active part in the Middle East again... Will the US risk a global confrontation with an expanding coalition that now includes Russia, Iran, Turkey and China, just to complete the Saudi’s wish-list? ...Rather Qatar has instantly boomeranged on the Saudis as a result of this Summit, making a question mark upon whether the Saudi’s have strengthened or weakened themselves with this Summit.

  • LIFG & Global Terror – the Real Story

    Middle East / LIFG & Global Terror – the Real Story

    This story is about the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) – a group that brought about the Arab Spring in Libya and in doing so the story will take us to the facts how it has played its part in making terrorism an inevitable global phenomenon.

  • Syria – In the Arab World

    Middle East / Syria – In the Arab World

    It is easy to understand that a nation that had been fighting for several decades, first against the Turks and then against the French for independence, self-determination and for an Islamic Arabism – that it would never be happy under a minority control – a minority of heterodox Muslims, that many Sunni Arabs did not even accept to be an authentic form of Islam – many Syrian Sunnis regard the Alawite as a sect more heretical than the Jews.

  • Iran Iraq War - Roots of Malice

    Middle East / Iran Iraq War - Roots of Malice

    So fear and lust both prompted Saddam to act militarily. Though 80% of Iraq’s population is Arab but 51% is also Shia, which gives it a slight majority over the Sunnis. And if this Shia population decided to stand with Khomeini that would be an utter disaster for Saddam’s Iraq.