Search: Iraq,Turkey,Middle East (3 materials)

2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... Abqaiq refinery attack in Aramco. Political instability will continue to hit the Middle East region. While the protests in Iraq and Lebanon will continue to achieve their goals with international support. Many demonstrations will be fuelled in other Middle Eastern states starting from Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Algeria, and some Gulf nations. As pro-Iran forces control Iraq and Lebanon, Tehran is likely to persuade its allies to make some concessions. This will require the efforts of the Iranian Republican Guard Corps to intervene when ordered. Thus, three main focal points will prevail in 2020: First: the impact of ...

13.01.2020

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

... accusing Qatar of working closely with Iran. Saudi Arabia’s 13 demands on Qatar — with Turkey backing up Qatar — appear eerily reminiscent of Austro-Hungarian demands on... ... terrorist groups such as the Black Hand of that epoch. Could conflicts in the wider Middle East ,’ much like conflicts in the Balkans prior to World War I, similarly... ....al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2017/06/us-shoots-down-syrian-fighter-jet-ypg.html 9 . “Iraqi Kurdish leader calls for non-binding independence referendum” Reuters (Feb 2...

28.06.2017

The Oxymoronic Déjà Vu of Humanitarian Bombing in Syria

... positions of his friends, and alienate all neutrals while he was gradually winning the war, and at a time when UN chemical inspectors were in Damascus? The sceptic observer cannot help but remember the false intelligence on which the 2003 US invasion of Iraq was founded; Saddam Hussein did not in fact possess weapons of mass destruction. The parallel is inescapable. In May, Carla Del Ponte, leading member of the United Nations Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria, asserted that there ...

07.09.2013

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