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  • 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.

  • Al Qaeda – the Universal

    Global Phenomenon / Al Qaeda – the Universal

    It does seem to be a sarcastic guess, but the most plausible Universal Truth seems to be ‘Terror’ and its brand name - Al Qaeda. For many the story of Al Qaeda starts with Osama Bin Laden’s arrival in Peshawar, Pakistan, sometimes between 1988 and 1989. But it would really be a waste to try to comprehend Truth without going a little back into history.

  • 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.

  • Ports and Pipelines

    Global Phenomenon / Ports and Pipelines

    This essay presents an analysis of upcoming ports and pipelines projects in terms of geostrategic implications,focusing in the end on Pakistan's CPEC project.

  • WW1 / WW2 - Dark Shadows

    Global Phenomenon / WW1 / WW2 - Dark Shadows

    These are not just two wars that occurred and are over now, rather their effects reach us to this day – their dark shadows may still be blocking the radiations that would have lightened our lives. It is imperative to understand these wars to understand the world we are living in today. And it is imperative to determine where humanity has done its wrongs and how it will undo them now.