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Increasingly Questionable US military presence in the Middle East

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Increasingly Questionable US military presence in the Middle East

Increasingly Questionable US military presence in the Middle East By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz The expanding US military presence in the Mideast reveals a number of central problems. The threats of ISIS lie dormant. The new discoveries of vast fields of natural gas and oil in the Mediterranean Levant basin (and elsewhere) are temptations for state…

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The Islamic Republic of Iran: Forty Years Later

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The Islamic Republic of Iran: Forty Years Later

The Islamic Republic of Iran: Forty Years Later Forty years later, neither the tears of the Arab regimes nor the rise of Israeli alarms have stopped the expansion of Iran’s nuclear program and hegemony in the region. By Abdennour Toumi  With the Iraqi quagmire, the Syrian imbroglio, and the Afghanistan cul-de-sac, the U.S. and the…

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Saudis identify suspects in murder of Jamal Khashoggi

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Saudis identify suspects in murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Saudis identify suspects in murder of Jamal Khashoggi Saudi Arabia officials announced that 11 suspect’s have been indicted by the Saudi Arabian prosecutor in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi on October 2, 2018 during a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. The Public Prosecutor issued a statement following the two previous statements issued…

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Will Khashoggi’s demise at least help end the Yemen war?

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Will Khashoggi’s demise at least help end the Yemen war?

Will Khashoggi’s demise at least help end the Yemen war? By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz   Debate about the forensic aspect of the Saudi murder has been exhaustive and repetitive. It is time to change the focus.   Riyadh is not ready to assume any responsibility for the death of the Saudi Washington Post opinion writer…

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A Feature interview with Turkish Professor Tugrul Keskin

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A Feature interview with Turkish Professor Tugrul Keskin

A Feature interview with Turkish Professor Tugrul Keskin By Abdennour Toumi Professor Tugrul Keskin is Professor-Director of the Center for Global Governance at Shanghai University, China. Keskin was the Graduate Director at the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Maltepe University, Istanbul, Turkey. He taught previously at the Department of International and Global…

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Turkey’s Second Republic: Between Dialectic Realism and Societal Pragmatism

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Turkey’s Second Republic: Between Dialectic Realism and Societal Pragmatism

Turkey’s Second Republic: Between Dialectic Realism and Societal Pragmatism President re-elect Erdoğan is realistic about the challenges he faces in leading his nation domestically and regionally.   By Abdennour Toumi President re-elect Reçep Tayep Erdoğan has officially become the first elected President of the Second Republic of Turkey, and the 12th President of modern Turkey…

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