Posts Tagged “Russia”

Arab Youth Survey raises some serious concerns

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Arab Youth Survey raises some serious concerns

Arab Youth Survey raises some serious concerns A study by one of the world’s largest PR companies, Burson-Marsteller, of Arab young people in 16 countries in the Levant, Gulf and North Africa offers disturbing insight into the regional concerns and the powerful influence of the mainstream Western news media. Not surprisingly, the further away Arab…

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With Israel and Iran clashing over Syria, no end in sight for the conflict

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With Israel and Iran clashing over Syria, no end in sight for the conflict

With Israel and Iran clashing over Syria, no end in sight for the conflict Conflict in Syria expands beyond Syria including Russia, Iran, Israel, the United States, Hezbollah, Saudi Arabia and Europe By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz In Syria, the conflict is no longer primarily Syrian. With seven years of political and military escalation, Syria has…

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Saudi Crown Prince forges ahead against extremism

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Saudi Crown Prince forges ahead against extremism

Saudi Crown Prince forges ahead against extremism Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) is taking a realistic approach to the Middle East as he bolsters the voices of moderates, challenges the extremists and pushes for a realistic peace accord between Israel and Palestine. The tactic MBS is pursuing is one that few Arabs have…

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Invoking God’s affiliation in Mideast conflicts

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Invoking God’s affiliation in Mideast conflicts

Invoking God’s affiliation in Mideast conflicts A close look at the tenuous relationship between Lebanon and Hezbollah. Hezbollah is neither a unique “state-within-a-state” phenomenon in the region nor the only entity proclaiming to be a “Party of God”.  One can see analogous dynamics in Israel settlers’ movement. By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz In Arabic “Hezbollah” stands for…

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POTUS Trump and Russiagate Vis-à-vis Kissinger and the USS LIBERTY

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POTUS Trump and Russiagate Vis-à-vis Kissinger and the USS LIBERTY

The image from the Oval Office of the Navy flag sandwiched in-between Russia’s ambassador to the US and POTUS Trump was released by Russia’s state owned news agency and first Tweeted by the official twitter-account of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. USA Media was NOT allowed into that meeting which occurred…

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Fissured world politics doesn’t need leaked pipes

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Fissured world politics doesn’t need leaked pipes

Fissured World Politics Doesn’t Need Leaked Pipes. WikiLeaks introduces an effective actor in conflictual media-politics relations, it has become an actor in the sense that it has provided information to the public about their politicians’ intentions and actions. By Abdennour Toumi Although bizarre, does one remember how the global community welcomed the new Millennium? With a…

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