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2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... as Turkey, Iran and Israel. Thus, the Gulf is slated to explode even without war on Iran because the whole region is divided based on each country’s national interests... ... unless an agreement is reached among militant groups in addition to Turkey, the UAE, Qatar, Egypt, the USA and Russia. The impeachment process of US President Donald Trump... ... MENA region would determine the future of conflicts in many countries starting from Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and the future government in Lebanon, Iraq and Algeria, Turkey...


Breaking the U.S.-Russia Impasse: Keeping the Door Open to Dialogue

... Can there be a military “solution” to the global war on terrorism? Will the Islamic State movement really be destroyed in Iraq and Syria? Or will it simply drift like a nomad to other regions, into the Russian Caucasus, North Africa, Egypt and the ... ... throughout much of the world? How should the Coalition against the Islamic State deal with such a scenario? The Question of Qatar As the proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran intensifies throughout the ‘wider Middle East,’ U.S. and Russian mediation appears absolutely crucial to calm tensions ...


Grading Obama’s Middle East Strategy (Sensibly): Part II: Syria

... seeing extreme escalations in violence and lethality. Foreign Shiite militias joined the Iranian government’s and Lebanese Hezbollah’s well-trained militia forces... ... at some points in 2012 the CIA began helping U.S. allies Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar vet and identify rebels moderate enough to recommend them for military support... ... largest chemical attack in the world in a quarter-century since Saddam Hussein gassed Iraqi Kurds in 1988—near Damascus. Unlike previous reports, these highlighted...


Iraq Continues to Disintegrate

... agreements reached, continues to support the “Muslim Brotherhood” and pursues a policy that is broadly hostile to Riyadh. Moreover, given Qatar’s rapprochement with Iran, analysts do not rule out that if the civil wars in Syria and Iraq end, Qatar may join the Iranian pipeline project to Turkey through Iraq and Syria (before relations with Saudi Arabia deteriorated, Qatar intended to join the Saudi pipeline). Moscow also occupies an ambiguous position. Tactically, Iraqi stabilization is advantageous for Russia,...


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