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  • Fallujah - Alarm for Policymakers in Afghanistan

    Afghanistan / Fallujah - Alarm for Policymakers in Afghanistan

    Ramadi and Fallujah present the two live examples; 3 years after the US left, in an Iraq that was never returned to the Iraqi people, where the government is just as corrupt, incompetent and confined as the Karzai regime in Afghanistan.

  • 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.

  • Geopolitics of Saudi Yemen War

    Middle East / Geopolitics of Saudi Yemen War

    The US and Britain interests in Yemen were always vital because of its proximity to the Bab al Mandab Strait... there was no point in controlling the Suez Canal if you did not control the Bab al Mandab.

  • 'Clash of Civilizations - Possibilities'

    Global Phenomenon / 'Clash of Civilizations - Possibilities'

    Is the clash of civilizations a Muslim Extremist verse a Moderate West clash or is there more to it. Understanding the less-talked-of grave situation between today's civilisations may be imperative for our survivals in the near future.

  • 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?