Author: Imran SALIM

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A Fatal Friendship? (IV)

Part I, Part II, Part III As a result, Iraq brought charges against Kuwait and the OAU for violating the OPEC agreements on oil production quotas, saturating the market and lowering prices. Playing on the ambitions of the Iraqi leader, the Americans managed to seriously aggravate relations between Baghdad and […]

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A Fatal Friendship? (III)

Part I, Part II The U.S. trap for Saddam Hussein It is known that control over the oil resources of the Persian Gulf states, which produce almost half of the hydrocarbons consumed in the world, is one of the key elements of the U.S. global domination strategy. Such control allows […]

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A Fatal Friendship? (II)

Part I After the end of the war with Iran in the summer of 1989, the Iraqi leadership was faced with two major problems: economic and domestic, on the solution of which the survival of the Baathist regime depended. In fact, the eight-year war with Iran had bankrupted the country. […]

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A Fatal Friendship? (I)

The U.S. invasion of Iraq has long been a trope for discussion. Marking the event year after year, commentators usually try to examine the background to it, to draw comparisons and find similarities and differences with other armed conflicts. This year, the 19th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq by […]

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BRICS Is The Basis Of A New World Order

Amid the deepening global financial and economic crisis, the imbalance in international political and economic relations, as a result of the policy of the collective West led by the United States to impose a liberal world order based on special “rules”, the erosion of international law and the weakening of […]