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Iran-Israel Conflict: A Brief
Iran-Israel Conflict: A Brief

Timeline and analysis of the Iran-Israel conflict. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (04/19/2024)

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Syria's Dilemma: From a Civil War to a Drug War
Syria's Dilemma: From a Civil War to a Drug War

President Bashar Al-Assad problematic efforts to harness illicit captagon trade should force Syria out of the Arab League. By Shahd Sharaf. (03/23/2024)

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Establishing Negative Peace: Lessons from the Past for Israel
Establishing Negative Peace: Lessons from the Past for Israel

Lessons can be learned from the Libyan intervention and historical experiences that can be applied to the conflict in Gaza. By Triveni Fotedar. (12/29/2023)

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Letter to the Editor: Israel’s “Friendship” with Russia was Always a Farce
Letter to the Editor: Israel’s “Friendship” with Russia was Always a Farce

Russia's uneasy reactions to Israel, in light of the Israeli-Hamas conflict. By Logan M. Williams. (11/10/2023)

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The Daunting Question: Is Israel Playing Against Itself?
The Daunting Question: Is Israel Playing Against Itself?

Author reevaluates Israel's present military strategy. By Katarina Sikimic Martinovic. (11/07/2023)

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Palestine: The Land Deserves Peace
Palestine: The Land Deserves Peace

Author calls for a peaceful solution to be found soon in the Palestinan conflict. By yamna khajjak. (10/28/2023)

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Extremism in Israel and Palestine: A Roadblock to Peace
Extremism in Israel and Palestine: A Roadblock to Peace

Extremism is pulling the Middle East apart. By Iuri M. Piovezan. (10/23/2023)

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Russia Stays Silent, Abandoning Israel in the Face of Hamas' Brutal Attack on Innocent Civilians
Russia Stays Silent, Abandoning Israel in the Face of Hamas' Brutal Attack on Innocent Civilians

Russia has abandoned the “partnership” it claimed to have with Israel. By Logan M. Williams. (10/20/2023)

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Hamas Attack on China
Hamas Attack on China

Ramifications of the Hamas attack on Israel extend geopolitically around the world. By Dr. Manlio Graziano. (10/09/2023)

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A Minor Issue with Global Consequences
A Minor Issue with Global Consequences

Can a Middle East deal be reached? By Dr. Alexander Loengarov. (09/27/2023)

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3rd Anniversary of the Abraham Accords
3rd Anniversary of the Abraham Accords

Reflecting on the Abraham Accords. By Amr Wagdy. (09/26/2023)

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Palestinian Terror is Not an Act of Fate
Palestinian Terror is Not an Act of Fate

To makes strides towards peace, Israelis and Palestinians must find balance and acceptance of their respective narratives. By Dr. Alexander Loengarov. (09/19/2023)

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China in the Middle East: Neo-colonialism or mutual benefit?
China in the Middle East: Neo-colonialism or mutual benefit?

Analysis of Chinese expansion in the Middle East and reactions to it. By Dunia Essam. (08/12/2023)

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The one-state solution in the Israel-Palestine conflict boils down to institutionalizing the status quo. Only a two-state solution is desirable.
The one-state solution in the Israel-Palestine conflict boils down to institutionalizing the status quo. Only a two-state solution is desirable.

Rather than choosing the one-state solution out of pragmatism and leaving Palestinians to a miserable fate, the international community should carry working on the two-state solution. By Adrien Dan... Read More...



Iran-Saudi Peace Deal: Opportunities for Pakistan
Iran-Saudi Peace Deal: Opportunities for Pakistan

The Iran-Saudi rapprochement may provide Pakistan with numerous opportunities.  How so? By Maria Mansab. (04/11/2023)

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Reconsidering the Middle East: The Fate of Generation 1979 and Another Hiatus
Reconsidering the Middle East: The Fate of Generation 1979 and Another Hiatus

‘Generation 1979’ and its influnce on the Middle East's political and social landscape. By Saaq Iqbal. (04/06/2023)

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A Sandstorm is Imminent in the Arab World
A Sandstorm is Imminent in the Arab World

A political sandstorm is imminent in the Arab World, and it is bringing unification, sought-out alliances, reestablishment of ties, and a call to greater peace with it. By Muhammad Abdullah Hamid. ... Read More...



Erdogan’s War? Analysing Turkish Motivations for Possible Syrian Invasion
Erdogan’s War? Analysing Turkish Motivations for Possible Syrian Invasion

What are the possibilities for Turkish invasion of Syria? By Nivan Bagchi. (01/18/2022)

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Could Iran Become a Great Power Once Again?
Could Iran Become a Great Power Once Again?

An in-depth analysis of Iran, including its history, current status, and place in the international community.  By Giordani Dimitrov. (01/19/2022)

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Revolutions Reversed
Revolutions Reversed

Reflecting on the Arab Sprint and its impacts. By Damilare Oyebobola. (01/02/2023)

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Interview with Noam Chomsky: Biden’s Middle East Trip Contains Echoes of Trump’s Policies
Interview with Noam Chomsky: Biden’s Middle East Trip Contains Echoes of Trump’s Policies

Noam Chomsky reflects on President Biden's current Middle East trip.  Interview by C.J. Polychronou.  (07/15/2022)

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Timeline of the JCPOA
Timeline of the JCPOA

Author examines a timeline of the JCPOA, how the nuclear deal came about, what happened to it during the Trump administration, and what is being done about it in the current Biden administration. B... Read More...



Emotions and Unlearnt Lessons – Ukraine and Beyond
Emotions and Unlearnt Lessons – Ukraine and Beyond

Author examines how current events in the Ukrainian-Russian scene are depicted in mainstream Western media, what this teaches us about our way of looking at international affairs, and how we can tr... Read More...



Public Transportation Uptake  in the Arab Region: Where are the  Private Car Deterrents?
Public Transportation Uptake in the Arab Region: Where are the Private Car Deterrents?

Examining the needs for the Arab region's 'Car Culture' needs to be curbed.  By Elliott J. Neal. (02/23/2022)

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The Arab Media Landscape: Imbalanced International Communication Flow and Al Jazeera
The Arab Media Landscape: Imbalanced International Communication Flow and Al Jazeera

Qatar University Mass Communication Department Head, Kamal Hamidou, shares some insights in an interview with Dr. Jorge Marinho. (02/20/2022)

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Cultural Diplomacy of an Israeli Martial Art - Krav Maga: The Issue of Peace in the Middle East According to Itay Gil
Cultural Diplomacy of an Israeli Martial Art - Krav Maga: The Issue of Peace in the Middle East According to Itay Gil

Interview with Dr. Itay Gil, a distinguished member of the Israeli Special Forces who is also an internationally renowned expert in security / defense. By Jorge Marinho. (01/10/2022)

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