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How Bidenism Poses a Threat to Iraq and Beyond

by : Raghida Dergham , The National News In his speech earlier in the week, US President Joe Biden essentially declared that under his watch America will only be reactive to provocations and won’t take the initiative to lead. Mr Biden’s…
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US National Security Adviser to Travel to Saudi Arabia, UAE

US national security adviser Jake Sullivan will travel to the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), said the White House National Security Council on Monday, Anadolu Agency reported. According to a statement…

Mohammad Mosaddeq and the 1953 Coup in Iran (Modern Intellectual and Political History of the Middle East) – US Intervention

By Mark J. Gasiorowski , Amazon link Mark J. Gasiorowski (born October 9, 1954) is a political scientist at Tulane University in New Orleans in the field of Middle East politics, Third World politics, and U.S. foreign policy. He…
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US Intervention in Iraq Bolsters Terrorism – Expert

US military intervention policies under the pretext of fighting terrorism following the 9/11 attacks have instead provoked terrorism and rooted it in Iraq, the Middle East as well as across the world, a political researcher has said. The chaos…
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For the Islamic State of Iraq, the “New” Taliban Are a Creation of the United States and They Do Not Trust Them

The jihadist organization Islamic State based in areas of Iraq and the Middle East has launched its first reaction to the Taliban conquest of Kabul through an editorial in which it has downplayed the importance of this “false victory” and…
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How Iran and Saudi Arabia Can Together Bring Peace to the Middle East

by : Vali Nasr and Maria Fantappie , FOREIGN AFFAIRS The shift in Washington is undeniable: the Middle East is no longer a top priority for the United States. The U.S. withdrawal from the broader region is evident in the departure of troops…

ISIS: A History

by : Fawaz Gerges , Amazon link Fawaz A. Gerges is a Lebanese-American academic and author with expertise on the Middle East, U.S. foreign policy, international relations, Al Qaeda, and relations between the Islamic and Western worlds. He…
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One year into Abraham Accords, Israel’s trade with UAE tops $570m

A year into the Abraham Accords, some $570 million in business has been done between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, according to data from the Central Bureau of Statistics. During 2020 and the first six months of 2021, Israel exported…
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US Military Drawdown in Mideast is for Real

by : Daniel Williams , ASIA TIMES The US is finalizing plans to shrink its global constellation of military bases and shift war-making resources to the Far East, where Washington thinks they might prove more useful to confront China.When…

America’s War For The Greater Middle East: A Military History

by : Andrew J. Bacevich , Amazon Link Andrew J. Bacevich has authored a series of books on US imperialism and military power. His latest work, America's War For The Greater Middle East: A Military History, is the latest in a series that,…