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Predicting critical events, an institutional challenge.

“Close your eyes and you’re not sure if it’s an Israeli or a Saudi speaking.” That’s what Daniel Levy, Middle East director at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), told The New York Times in an article dated March 31st. The ECFR, which has called for a greater role for Al Qaeda in Algeria to “promote democracy,” is funded mainly by George Soros. The New York Times sourced Levy about the latest attempt by Israel and Saudi Arabia to cooperate...


Iraq Continues to Disintegrate

... militants in northern Syria quite actively, is looking to see reconciliation with Iran. Attempts to create a collective security system on the basis of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (which includes Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Bahrain) represented another instrument of deterrence, although one still lacking efficiency. Saudi Arabia could neither promote anti-Iranian integration under the Council, nor involve a country with combat-ready armed forces (chiefly ...


RIAC on Doha Exhibition

On February 18-20, 2014 Doha, Qatar, hosted the First Arab States Regional South-South Development EXPO , a major international forum sponsored by the UN Development Program and the government of Qatar, where over 700 representatives of government institutions, businesses, think ...


Future of Assad and Arab Socialist Ba’ath Party In Limbo As Syria Sitzkrieg Plays Out

Successful talks between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry provide an opening for broader discussions. But these measures do not include mediating and checking the ongoing efforts of feuding regional powers Qatar and Saudi Arabia, whose big money and disruptive tactics have joined with western interests to advance a parallel government and army in Syria. Earlier this year, U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, who was part of the negotiations ...


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