The Machiavellian Plot to Provoke Saudi Arabia and Qatar into a “Blood Border” War
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The Machiavellian Plot to Provoke Saudi Arabia and Qatar into a “Blood Border” War

Experts all across the world are trying to figure out what’s really fueling the Qatari-Saudi Cold War, but the answer is simple – the US. As it’s always prone to do, Washington is masterfully playing a game of divide and conquer in the Mideast, doing the same thing to its Gulf allies as it did…

The UAE’s Anti-Qatari Censorship Foreshadows Prolonged Crisis
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The UAE’s Anti-Qatari Censorship Foreshadows Prolonged Crisis

The UAE’s threat to imprison Qatari supporters for up to 15 years is a grand self-inflicted wound to its international soft power as a “modern” Arab state and wouldn’t have been enacted unless Abu Dhabi was preparing for a prolonged crisis which “justifies” such a totalitarian move. The country has spent years building up its…

NATO has Set itself on a Collision Course with Russia and Iran in Syria
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NATO has Set itself on a Collision Course with Russia and Iran in Syria

It’s been noted that NATO has officially joined the so-called anti-ISIS coalition, vowing to fight the terror group with resolve in both Iraq and Syria. This move has immediately been labeled by a number of Western media sources as symbolic. Indeed, the move is somewhat redundant, as all 28 NATO allies are already members of the…

The Siege of Raqqa
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The Siege of Raqqa

“I do not think the siege of Raqqa will be as long as Mosul,” says Awad, an Arab fighter in the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), who belongs to a military unit attacking Raqqa, the de facto capital of Isis in Syria. In an exclusive interview with The Independent, he says that “we are advancing…