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Operation Vengeance With the current escalation of tensions between the US and its Allies in the Middle East against Iran and its proxy forces in the region, there have been questions around the legitimacy of actions taken by both sides. With escalating actions against US and Western interests in the Persian Gulf and a final act against […]

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Iran Pins Region’s Bloody Protests on West and Israel

Iran Pins Region’s Bloody Protests on West and Israel

Iranian leaders have long boasted that they have taken control of four Arab capitals — Baghdad, Syria, Beirut, and Yemen — simultaneously threatening Israel’s security. Beirut recently began to rise up in mass popular protests against the “regime” and “corruption.” It is no secret to anyone that the “regime” in Lebanon is now fully controlled […]

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Op-Ed: Standing in solidarity with Bangladeshi anti-rape protesters

Op-Ed: Standing in solidarity with Bangladeshi anti-rape protesters

Al Jazeera recently reported that a group of Bangladeshi demonstrators are protesting against the recent rape of a student at Dhaka University, one of the most prominent schools within the South Asian country.   According to the report, the demonstrators are demanding justice, something which does not happen enough within the country due to the country’s […]

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What It’s Like Being a Second Generation Refugee

What It’s Like Being a Second Generation Refugee

My earliest memories of Israel go back to the October 1973 war, a child, I already “knew” Israel is an invader in what was a sleepy part of planet earth. Despite radio and tv stations everywhere claiming Arab victories,  even then I knew this was fake news, kids know liars from their intonation. It’s hard […]

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Elections in Ireland by April 24?

Elections in Ireland by April 24?

Seamless border at risk:  on the left, County Armagh, NI, UK; on the right, County Louth, Republic of Ireland (Google Maps) The timing of elections in Ireland could be decided in early January The leaders of Ireland’s main political parties, Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil, will meet in early January to decide the date of […]

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2019 Review: Main Political Events in Africa

2019 Review: Main Political Events in Africa

Africa welcomed 2019 with reports about the coup in Gabon and ushered it out with elections in Guinea-Bissau. In the meantime, there have been enough challenges since January 2019. In order to analyze the main political events in Africa, they are divided into 5 categories: political situation and elections, security background, peace initiatives, regional integration […]

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Op-Ed: Trump is enabling ethnic cleansing in Middle East

Op-Ed: Trump is enabling ethnic cleansing in Middle East

In a recent article in the prestigious Foreign Policy Magazine, Kurdish General Mazloum Abdi called upon US President Donald Trump to stop Turkey’s ethnic cleansing of the Kurdish people in Northern Syria: “Mr. President, the Turks are doing ethnic cleansing inside this area as they did in Afrin.  America should not allow forced changes in […]

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The Strategic Coalition of Jerusalem and Riyadh Against Iran

The Strategic Coalition of Jerusalem and Riyadh Against Iran

From now on the Iranian regime will have to face hard facts as they continue to threaten the region. U.S. sanctions and worldwide pressures on the regime have been made possible because of calm, resolute diplomatic and political action coming from a strategic alliance between Israel and Saudi Arabia. This alliance can put an end […]

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Will the 2020s be the Decade of Regions?

Will the 2020s be the Decade of Regions?

There is little doubt that the protesters in Hong Kong have changed the world. With such a small population pushing for their freedoms against a large and wealthy Beijing government, our democratic cousins in Hong Kong have shown the world that democracy should not just be cherished, but needs to be fought for in the […]

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