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Security Dilemma in the Middle East

The ongoing conflict in the Middle East is a case of security dilemma in which parties to the conflict misperceive each other’s positions and craft policies which further contributes to tension in the region. On 29 November 2012 the Palestinian Authority received overwhelming support in the United Nations in terms […]

Libyan Scenario for Syria

In September the Times published an article saying the largest shipload of arms destined for Free Syrian Army came to Turkey from Libya. It stated there were 400 tons of weapons, including an unspecified number of shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, grenade launchers and other arms aboard a Libyan ship the Intisaar, […]

Anglo-Saxon Troops Should Leave Afghanistan

Negotiations began last week in Kabul between Afghanistan and the USA on a security agreement regarding the terms for the presence of American troops in the country following the official withdraw of the foreign contingent in 2014. Evidently, the peacekeeper’s Nobel Laurels already played their role during the second presidential […]

The American Gulag Emerging Today

An interesting paper was recently published on «Democracy in America today», and it commented in particular, on an aspect of the American prison system. It mentioned the so-called «commercial prisons»: «In the U.S. this is a thriving» business, which operates using prison labor. One in 10 prisoners in the country […]

Obama Goes to Myanmar

On November 9, the White House Press Office officially confirmed that President Obama “will travel to Bangkok, Thailand; Rangoon, Burma and Phnom Penh, Cambodia from November 17-20. In Thailand, he will meet with Prime Minister Yingluck to mark 180 years of diplomatic relations and reaffirm the strength of our alliance. […]

America Forever?

Obama’s victory was predetermined by the choice of his opponent. And it seems that this choice was no accident. Romney is a standard caricature Republican with a distilled ultra-Republican image and matching public demagogy. He is probably the only candidate who was unable to beat Obama, because he could not […]

Flooding Syria with Foreign Arms

During a recent stay in Syria , I was able to observe first hand, substantial demonstrative evidence supporting the thesis that American and Gulf intelligence agencies as well as private arms dealers from these countries top the list of more than two dozen countries benefiting from the crisis in Syria […]