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Turkey and the New Middle East Regional Political Realignment

      by Ibrahim Kazerooni and Rob Prince The news broke not long ago that Turkey, a longtime, staunch NATO member just broke an unwritten rule of that global military alliance: it has announced it is considering a major $3.2 … Continue reading

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Turkey and the New Regional Political Realignment

by Ibrahim Kazerooni and Rob Prince As we write these words, from all appearances, the United States, UK and France, with considerable support from Israel, Saudi Arabia and Qatar, is on the verge of launching a Cruise missile attack against … Continue reading

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Egypt: The People Rise Up: The Deck Is Reshuffled; Part Two

tags: Hamas, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Mohammed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood   Part One of the Series by Ibrahim Kazerooni and Rob Prince While  media in the United States has focused on the Egyptian uprising that triggered a military-led coup in which the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) led … Continue reading

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Egypt: The People Rise Up; The Deck Is Reshuffled: Part One

`Do you hear the people sing, singing a song of angry men, it is the music of a people who will not be slaves again’. Les Mis… The Suez Canal – still one of the world’s greatest strategic choke points … Continue reading

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Gaza Towards a More Symmetrical Engagement

Gaza Towards a More Symmetrical Engagement On Wednesday November 21, under an Egypt-brokered deal, Palestinians and Israelis agreed to end all hostilities against each other after eight days of relentless Israeli attacks on the coastal enclave. Israel also agreed to … Continue reading

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Syria, the United States, and the Salvador Option: Part One

Every day the news from Syria is more and more somber as the country and the region continue their journey to unknown and more dangerous realms. As Syria appears to heading for “beyond explosion”, for implosion and NATO foreign military … Continue reading

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