The OIC Is the Muslim World’s Voice. Christian Countries Should Have One Too!
Opinion

The OIC Is the Muslim World’s Voice. Christian Countries Should Have One Too!

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (the OIC) bills itself as “the collective voice of the Muslim world.” Founded in 1972 as the “Organisation of the Islamic Conference” and adopting its current name in 2011, the OIC joins 57 Member States in what is billed as the second-biggest intergovernmental organization after the United Nations. The OIC’s declared mission…

U.S. National Security Strategy? More Like Infowar Strategy!
Opinion

U.S. National Security Strategy? More Like Infowar Strategy!

The Trump Administration’s National Security Strategy contains many references to defending against and waging information warfare, even if the latter point isn’t directly referred as such, though this important element of the policy document has thus far been overlooked by most analysts. President Trump unveiled his administration’s National Security Strategy earlier this week, and it’s…

The Struggle for Influence and Resources is Exacerbated in the Middle East
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The Struggle for Influence and Resources is Exacerbated in the Middle East

The Middle East with its continuous struggle of internal and external players for power and control over resources remains one of the most troubled regions on the planet. And this applies to rich countries such as Saudi Arabia and to the periphery: Yemen, Libya and Somalia, states that de facto are “former states”. We will…