The Increasingly Complicated Game of Libya Chequers Pitches Old Enemies Against One Another – Plus New Ones
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The Increasingly Complicated Game of Libya Chequers Pitches Old Enemies Against One Another – Plus New Ones

The last few days of April feel like Shakespeare’s ides of March for geopolitical star gazers in the MENA region. It’s often written that weak elites in the region are watching Algeria and Libya very carefully to see how much of a people’s revolution can permeate into other countries. But in reality all leaders of…

Are the US and Israel Preparing for War in the Middle East? II
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Are the US and Israel Preparing for War in the Middle East? II

Despite the lack of visible preparation for war, the Lebanese authorities consider it important to take all necessary precautions for a possible Israeli attack on Lebanon. Israel is not alone; this time its forces enjoy unlimited military support from the US administration through the US forces stationed in Israel and in various bases in the…

The Muslim Brotherhood Ban: Trump’S Deadly Message to Arabs and White Islamophobes
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The Muslim Brotherhood Ban: Trump’S Deadly Message to Arabs and White Islamophobes

US President Donald Trump is not influenced by dictators. He is not really embarrassed by what they do and he does not have their back for want of a reliable alternative. Trump supports dictators because he agrees with them. His polices and theirs are, to a remarkable degree, aligned.  After the release of the Mueller report, Trump, who no…

How Ukraine’s War Is to Be Settled: Zelenskiy, Crimea, and Donbass
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How Ukraine’s War Is to Be Settled: Zelenskiy, Crimea, and Donbass

On April 30th, Ukraine’s Central Election Commission announced that after the final voting tabulations (which included more than 13% of Ukrainians living abroad), Volodmyr Zelensky had beaten the sitting President, Petro Poroshenko, by a vote of 73.22% to 24.45%. The biggest single issue that Ukraine’s new President will be dealing with is going to be whether to…

American War Crimes in Afghanistan Exposed by WikiLeaks and a New UN Report
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American War Crimes in Afghanistan Exposed by WikiLeaks and a New UN Report

WikiLeaks journalist Julian Assange languishes in a British maximum security prison for exposing American war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq. All those politicians and so called journalists who applauded Assange’s arrest are deafening silent when it comes to American war crimes in countries such as Afghanistan. This conspiracy of silence includes the International Criminal Court…