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Dutch Scholar Nikolaos van Dam: Syria in Dilemma

Dutch Scholar Nikolaos van Dam: Syria in Dilemma

London- Syria is in a dilemma since the regime is unwilling to allow any true participation in the authority and the only way to change the regime was through military intervention – which has brought disasters in other countries, said Dutch scholar Nikolaos van Dam...
Self-Censorship: Silencing the Voice to Stay Alive

Self-Censorship: Silencing the Voice to Stay Alive

New York – Journalism is a profession of relaying facts and documenting the news whether through the lens of a mobile phone during an Arab Spring demonstration or an in-depth report that uncovers corruption at European banks or a blog that speaks of the suffering of a...
Arab Revolutions in Israeli Eyes

Arab Revolutions in Israeli Eyes

Beirut – The Institute for Palestine Studies (IPS) recently released a new book “Israeli Vision for conflicts in the Middle East and their repercussions on Israel’s security: studies by Israeli generals and researchers”. Edited by Ahmed Khalifa and adapted by...
Putin Vows to Prevent ‘Color Revolutions’

Putin Vows to Prevent ‘Color Revolutions’

Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin and President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev had both set the “color revolutions” next to international terrorism on the top of the list of dangers that threaten the stability and security of former Soviet republics. Given...
Iranian Militias in Bahrain

Iranian Militias in Bahrain

The quiet kingdom on the Arabian Gulf has experienced a tough crisis over six years of chaos, explosions and sabotage. Bahrain has been shouting loud for six years: This is not a revolution nor a peaceful protest, but a riot supported by Iran. The West, however, only...