Greater Middle East May Force China to Project Military Power Sooner Rather Than Later

Greater Middle East May Force China to Project Military Power Sooner Rather Than Later

China may have no short-term interest in contributing to guaranteeing security in parts of a swath of land stretching from Central Asia to the East coast of Africa, but that does not prevent the People’s Republic from preparing for a time when it may wish to build on long-standing political and military relationships in various…

The Syria Deception: The Public Has Been Hoodwinked Yet Again into Supporting a Criminal War of Aggression

The Syria Deception: The Public Has Been Hoodwinked Yet Again into Supporting a Criminal War of Aggression

United States warmakers have become so skilled at propaganda that not only can they wage a war of aggression without arousing protest; they can also compel liberals to denounce peace activists using language reminiscent of the McCarthy era. Take the case of Syria. The people and groups one would normally count on to oppose wars…

Biden’s Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq Are a Sign of His Weakness and Ignorance of the Region

Biden’s Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq Are a Sign of His Weakness and Ignorance of the Region

It has always baffled western news pundits how peace talks are carried out in the Middle East, where both sides increase their military capability against one another while drinking sweet tea and discussing peace with your enemy. It’s hard to fathom Joe Biden’s strategy in the Middle East, when his recent actions show at best…

Personality and Ambition Potentially Fuel Divide Among Gulf States

Personality and Ambition Potentially Fuel Divide Among Gulf States

Personality as well as the conflation of genuine national interest with personal ambition contribute to the widening gap between Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. It was only a matter of time before Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman would want to come out on his own and no longer be seen as the…