Moscow Led Afghan Peace

Moscow Led Afghan Peace

Russia, China, Pakistan and Iran are all in favor of direct talks with Taliban leadership while India is reluctant to support such a move fearing it may legitimize the insurgents. The Kremlin’s appointment of Zamir Kabulov as presidential envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan and head of the Russian foreign ministry’s Asia and Middle East department…

The U.S. Has No Legal Standing in Its Involvement in the War on Yemen

The U.S. Has No Legal Standing in Its Involvement in the War on Yemen

Yemen is proving what should be clear by now: President Trump may never make good on his bold campaign promise of less senseless wars overseas. Watch as Trump defers to ‘the Generals’ to double-down on a bad Obama bet. This week, we learned that the US Department of Defense, led by General James Mattis, would like to increase its support for Saudi…

Something is Not Adding Up in Idlib Chemical Weapons Attack

Something is Not Adding Up in Idlib Chemical Weapons Attack

At least 58 people were killed in a horrific gas attack in the Idlib Governorate this morning. However, even before investigations could be conducted and for evidence to emerge, Federica Mogherini, the Italian politician High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, condemned the Syrian government stating that the “Assad regime bears…

Why Israel and Hezbollah are Heading for a New, Devastating War in the Middle East

Why Israel and Hezbollah are Heading for a New, Devastating War in the Middle East

This past Sunday, with great fanfare, Israeli politicians and military leaders finally announced to the Israeli public – and to the country’s enemies – that they had successfully layered the nation’s airspace with the most sophisticated anti-missile defence system ever developed. Long-range Iranian or Syrian missiles, as it is anticipated, would mainly be handled by…