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Blowing up the Nuclear Agreement

Blowing up the Nuclear Agreement

It was a matter of time before the clock ticks to reconsider the Iranian nuclear agreement, repeatedly described by US President Donald Trump as “the worst deal ever”. It is the worst. Trump needed 10 months to start an actual confrontation with Iran, while Obama took...
Saudi Alliances between Washington and Moscow

Saudi Alliances between Washington and Moscow

Hours after Moscow’s announcement that Saudi Arabia is interested in purchasing the most advanced Russian air defense system, the S-400, Washington declared that the American government agreed to sell the advanced THAAD missile defense system to the kingdom. This...
Saudi Arabia and Russia are not Foes

Saudi Arabia and Russia are not Foes

With steady steps, Russia returned over the past decade to the Middle Eastern arena. This coincides with the development of its relations with Egypt, Turkey, Iraq, the Syrian regime, and surely Iran. However, Moscow’s relations with Saudi Arabia were going through...
Before the Spark Breaks Out in Kurdistan

Before the Spark Breaks Out in Kurdistan

On Sept. 25, the region woke up on a decisive moment with 92.7 percent of Kurdish people voting for independence from Iraq. Then events accelerated and the Iraqi government announced, in coordination with Ankara and Tehran, its willingness to restore control over four...