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Has Soleimani stolen the keys to the Iraqi state?

Has Soleimani stolen the keys to the Iraqi state?

Has Soleimani stolen the keys to the Iraqi state?: How did it all go so wrong? Just a couple of weeks ago, Muqtada Al-Sadr and Prime Minister Haider Abadi were reportedly making progress toward agreeing a broad-based Iraqi governing coalition. However, seductive,...
UN should sanction Lebanon’s Bassil

UN should sanction Lebanon’s Bassil

UN should sanction Lebanon’s Bassil: Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil enjoys unlimited support from his father-in-law, President Michel Aoun, despite making one mistake after another. We in Lebanon have been floundering because of Bassil’s resolutions and...
The Egyptian economy: Between growth and greediness

The Egyptian economy: Between growth and greediness

The Egyptian economy: Between growth and greediness: Business people naturally do their utmost to milk the metaphorical cow for all it is worth, and government policies should work on prolonging the life of the cow and ensuring the quality of its milk. But, instead of...
Dr. Bashar and comrade Kim, passion and revenge

Dr. Bashar and comrade Kim, passion and revenge

Dr. Bashar and comrade Kim, passion and revenge: North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad decided to visit “wise leader of outstanding political caliber” Kim Jong-Un. This generous description of the Korean leader...
European businesses are fleeing Iran

European businesses are fleeing Iran

European businesses are fleeing Iran The speech by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday put an end to bargaining.  Washington has now officially declared war on Iran with the weapon of economic sanctions, which do not just put pressure on the regime — they...