Is Israel, UAE Deal a Pact of Political Desperation?
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Is Israel, UAE Deal a Pact of Political Desperation?

Success has many fathers, but failure is an orphan. The controversial peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has two fathers already – US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Trump’s son-in-law and adviser on the Middle East, Jared Kushner, slyly claims to be a third father.  Trump and…

On Whose Orders Did Oman’s Foreign Minister Visit Syria?
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On Whose Orders Did Oman’s Foreign Minister Visit Syria?

The Omani Foreign Minister’s surprise visit to Syria strongly suggests that the Arab League’s de-facto “normalization” of relations with Syria is presently underway, but it also hints that something bigger might be at going on as well given that Muscat also enjoys excellent relations with Tel Aviv and Washington and has previously played the role…

Trump’s Middle East ‘Deal of the Century’ and his ‘Kosher Quartet’
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Trump’s Middle East ‘Deal of the Century’ and his ‘Kosher Quartet’

The June 25-26, 2019 “peace conference” scheduled for Manama, Bahrain and attended by the United States, Israel, a few Palestinian quislings, and sell-out Arab states is nothing more than a rubber stamp on the future virtual annexation of the West Bank by Israel. The so-called “peace plan,” which has been dubbed the “deal of the…

The US’ Omani Base Deal Aims to Cut Off S-CPEC+’s Sea Lines of Communication
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The US’ Omani Base Deal Aims to Cut Off S-CPEC+’s Sea Lines of Communication

The American Embassy in Oman announced that the US clinched a deal to use the Mideast country’s air and naval facilities in the strategic ports of Duqm and Salalah, which the Mainstream and Alternative Medias portrayed as being connected to “containing” Iran when it actually has much more to do with “containing” Pakistan and China….