Is Washington Going to Maintain Its Ties with the Muslim Brotherhood?
Opinion

Is Washington Going to Maintain Its Ties with the Muslim Brotherhood?

According to media reports, Republican Senator Ted Cruz recently sent another bill to the US Congress, proposing to declare an Islamist organization, the Muslim Brotherhood (banned in Russia – ed.), a terrorist organization. Earlier, in late 2014, the US administration, in the face of Congressman Ted Cruz, already made a similar suggestion. In it, he referred…

The Muslim Brotherhood and Washington’s Misguided Middle East Policy
Opinion

The Muslim Brotherhood and Washington’s Misguided Middle East Policy

As Murphy’s law states, “whatever can go wrong, will go wrong”. Based on some of the decisions taken by Washington in the last two decades, it seems this law can broadly be applied to US policy in the Middle East. Just look at what recent American presidents have got up to. Bill Clinton mismanaging the Middle East…

What Does Avigdor Lieberman Know?
Opinion

What Does Avigdor Lieberman Know?

The resignation, on 14 November 2018, of Avigdor Lieberman, Minister for Defence of Benjamin Netanyahu’s government, triggered a major political crisis in Israël. Legislative elections were held in advance, but they were not enough to unite a new majority in the Knesset (Parliament). Since no government was formed within five weeks, new legislative elections were…

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…