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Diplomat urges Biden to engage with others to resolve the Syrian crisis

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator  Charles Thépaut is a French diplomat and resident Visiting Fellow at The Washington Institute. He recently published a policy analysis concerning the US foreign policy on Syria. While, much of his analysis demonstrates professionalism; he misses a very important point of view: that of the Syrian people living inside Syria,…

Qatar and Saudi Arabia approach historic breakthrough

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Since June 5, 2017, Saudi Arabia ordered a land, air, and sea blockade on Qatar and severed diplomatic ties, along with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt, and Bahrain. The self-styled “Anti-Terror Quartet” issued Doha 13 demands, including closing media outlets like Al Jazeera, ending ties with Iran, reducing…

Trump nominated for THIRD Nobel Peace Prize – for PEACEMAKING [Video]

This is clearly an opportunity to gloat and say “see, I told you so.” Read on and enjoy. Two earlier pieces here on The Duran make note of the US President’s record on foreign policy and aggression, something that had long been the focus of many geopolitical wonks as being proof of the “hegemony” of the United…

Spain increases its interest in the Middle East

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro… In the current geopolitical scenario, many countries seek to increase their international projections and gain space and power in an increasingly less hegemonic world. Day after day, states of lesser geopolitical relevance try to broaden their…

What Does Winning Mean in a Forever War?

Via Patrick J. Buchanan… When it comes to spending lives and treasure indefinitely we find we have no vital interest in whether these lands we occupy are ruled by monarchs, democrats, dictators or demagogues… If they don’t attack us, why do we not just leave them be? When a Wall Street Journal editorial warned this…

Russia – Saudi Oil Price War: A Silver Lining For U.S. and Allies

With the news cycle completely dominated by the coronavirus pandemic, another war is being overlooked: the oil war. The oil price war is being waged between Russia and Saudi Arabia after the Russians abruptly broke off talks with the Saudis and other OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) members in early March 2020. Moscow Ends…

Alveda King Is On A Mission To Bring Attention To Persecuted Christians In The...

February 13, 2020 5:20 PM ET Alveda King sat down with Daily Caller video columnist Stephanie Hamill for a wide-ranging interview, during which she touched on the need to draw attention to persecuted Christians in the Middle East. King, niece of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., talked about how America needs to…

Time for America to leave the Middle East

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by William Stroock, author of military fiction… In the 19th century, the United States and Europe thought the Middle East was a hot, exotic backwater. The region was governed by the Ottoman empire, the ‘sick man of Europe’ propped up by competing powers fearful of one another’s ambitions. In the power vacuum…

Reports: U.S. Sending 3,000 More Troops to Mideast After Qasem Soleimani Eliminated

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is sending nearly 3,000 more Army troops to the Mideast as reinforcements in the volatile aftermath of the killing of an Iranian general in a strike ordered by President Donald Trump, defense officials said Friday. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss a decision not yet…

Report: Pensacola Shooting Perpetrated by Middle Eastern Foreign National

The gunman who opened fire at Naval Air Station Pensacola, killing three, is reportedly a foreign national from a Middle Eastern country. The gunman opened fire Friday morning, killing three innocents and causing numerous others to be transported to the hospital for injuries. The Associated Press reports that the Pensacola gunman was an aviation student from Saudi…
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