Search: Iraq,Syria,Saudi Arabia (3 materials)

2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... shaky after all the sacrifices both countries have made to protect the regime and keep Syria united. The draft constitution proposed will be approved based on the partial... ... and Somalia and Chad. The second version of the Arab Spring will spark in Lebanon and Iraq, then move to Algeria and Egypt for political and economic reasons. The outcome... ... the way for the country to have further democracy. Yet, the regional conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran would reflect on Kuwait as the Kuwaiti community is divided between...


Middle East – 2030

... of Saudi power projection, it is practical to start with area where Saudi Arabia is located, that is, the “South.” The South We speak here of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, Bahrain and Qatar. With possible implications into the “North”: Iran, Iraq, and Syria. Saudi Arabia is pivotal for the whole region and is unstable at the same time. The current path is pointing to an ever more oppressive system, concentrating power and stagnant wealth into the hands of a very small group. Such system will become ever more ...


Unislamic Ideology of the Islamic State

... seven-fold in the last twelve months, from 1,500 a month in April 2015 to just 200 in 2016. Consequently, the territory controlled by the Islamic State is shrinking. According to US officials, the group has lost 47% of its territory in Iraq and 20% in Syria. Bombings in Iraq, Turkey and Saudi Arabia help the organization attract marginalized elements whose goal is not even building the illusive Caliphate but spreading jihad, which they interpret as their path towards liberation. Islamic State Volunteers IS and the Saudi monarchy both ...


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