Saudi Arabia’s Military is the World’s Biggest Waste of Money

Donald Trump just sold Saudi Arabia $350 billion worth of weapons that it can barely use. In many ways, selling the Saudi military expensive American weapons is a bit like selling a man the world’s most expensive tampon. Even if said product is the finest in the world, the buyer has no need for it …

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Will Saudi Arabia Take the Battle to Iran – with America’s Blessing?

Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's extremely dangerous remarks concerning Iran this week signal a much harsher stance from the kingdom that go beyond the condemnation and severing of ties that took place in January 2016. Bin Salman's comments were made during an hour-long interview on Tuesday, broadcast simultaneously on several public and private …

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The Madder Trump Gets, the More Seriously the World Takes Him

The more dangerous America’s crackpot President becomes, the saner the world believes him to be. Just look back at the initial half of his first 100 days: the crazed tweeting, the lies, the fantasies and self-regard of this misogynist leader of the Western world appalled all of us. But the moment he went to war in Yemen, fired missiles at Syria and bombed Afghanistan, …

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The United Arab Emirates and Egypt Aspire to Dominate the Middle East

Contemporary Egypt is the subject of sharp discord between Arabian monarchies. Some try to influence it; others try to bring down its economy or the ruling regime. In addition to Egypt, they fight each other over influence in Syria, Libya and Yemen. For the past ten years, Egypt is the key country in the Arab …

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Arab States Considering Alliance with Israel to Curb Iranian Influence

The Trump administration is in discussions about the formation of a regional Arab security alliance with Israel as a counterbalance to Iran's influence in the Middle East, according to Arab officials. The alliance would include Egypt and Jordan, both of whom recognise and have peace treaties with Israel, as well as Saudi Arabia and the …

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Israel’s Escalating Attacks on Gaza may be Prelude to ‘Wide-Scale’ Offensive

Al Mezan Center for Human rights, Feb 7, reports on intensified Israeli attacks on Gaza and calls on the international community to stop a possible new invasion: “Acting before a full-scale military bombardment is launched is crucial to ensuring the protection of Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip.” Yesterday, the Israeli military launched airstrikes and …

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Israel’s Iron Dome Intercepts 3 Missiles Fired from Egypt

Israel intercepted three missiles fired from across the Egyptian border, towards the coastal city of Eilat, shortly after launching a response to mortar landing in the Golan Heights from across the Syrian border.  An IDF spokesperson confirmed that at least four missiles were fired in the direction of Israel’s southernmost city Eilat, from the direction of …

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Middle East: Rapid Tectonic Changes on Regional Chessboard

The Middle East geopolitical scenarios are going through rapid changes with new factors emerging on the regional chessboard. Cairo’s foreign policy has been given a new twist. It has been announced recently that Egypt is set to receive one million barrels of petroleum per day from Iraq. Saudi Arabia had informed Egypt that shipments of oil products expected under a $23 …

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New Hillary Emails Reveal Propaganda, Executions, Coveting Libyan Oil and Gold

New Emails Expose Hillary’s Dirty War in Libya The New Year’s Eve release of over 3000 new Hillary Clinton emails from the State Department has CNN abuzz over gossipy text messages, the “who gets to ride with Hillary” selection process set up by her staff, and how a “cute” Hillary photo fared on Facebook. But …

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