Cairo & Riyadh Standoff – Political Displacement and the New Axis of Resistance

Cairo & Riyadh Standoff – Political Displacement and the New Axis of Resistance

Just when you thought the MENA region could not churn out any more crises… This time two giants are locking horns over conflicting geopolitical ambitions, or rather, Saudi Arabia might have overstepped one boundary too many against Egypt. With so many eyes locked in on Aleppo, much of Cairo and Riyadh’s belligerent political foreplay has…

Game Over for the US in Syria

Game Over for the US in Syria

With Aleppo on the brink of liberation from US-supported ‘moderate’ jihadi rebels, Barack Obama’s White House is in damage control mode — but it’s about time they admit it’s game over. After major advances by Syrian forces into rebel-held areas of Aleppo, Washington suddenly came to the Russians with a plan last weekend. The US would…

Obama Decides to Arm Syrian Militants Plunging US into Unwinnable War

Obama Decides to Arm Syrian Militants Plunging US into Unwinnable War

The Russia-supported operation of the Syrian government forces has almost liberated the second largest city of Aleppo from militants. The victory prompted lame duck President Obama to make a desperate attempt to turn the tide of war. On December 8, President Barack Obama ordered a waiver of restrictions on military aid for foreign forces and others in…