Here’s what President Putin really thinks about Israel in his own words, which is sure to surprise a lot of people and hopefully broaden the reader’s understanding of the complex “balancing” strategy that Russia envisions itself playing in the world.
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The Israeli-Palestinian conundrum has thus reached a dangerous crossroads.There has never been a truly genuine peace process, and the US is now no longer considered a reliable peace broker.
– In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.” ―Franklin D. Roosevelt 1950-1978: Peace has been elusive since I came into political understanding in mid-60s. For three decades following World War 2, superpowers USA and USSR waged ideological wars in […]
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 […]
THE DYNAMICS UNRAVELING WITHIN THE WORLD SYSTEM AND DRIVING DEEP TRANSFORMATIONS OF THE EXISTING CENTER – SEMI-PERIPHERY – PERIPHERY LAYOUT IS PRONE WITH A PROLIFERATION OF SERIOUS ARMED CONFLICTS. THE WORLD IS ENTERING A TRANSITION EPOCH DURING WHICH A BIG WAR OVER NATURAL RESOURCES AND SPHERES OF INFLUENCE, ALONG WITH […]
It does not take a rocket scientist to realize that, while social media like Facebook and Twitter can be instrumental in bringing crowds of discontent to the streets, the protesters will in all cases be led by those who have built a real rather than virtual organization geared towards inducing […]
Palestine is the 195th state to join the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO. The admission of Palestine to the UNESCO family has given optimism and hope to Palestinians who believe in the mission of UNESCO “Building peace in the Mind of Men and Women”. The admission of […]
President Obama, in his impressive Cairo speech of June 4, 2009, said, “I believe that America holds within her the truth that regardless of race, religion, or station in life, all of us share common aspirations – to live in peace and security, to get an education and to work […]
Having chosen the reinforcement of its influence in the Arab world as the strategic goal, Turkish Republic logically started to actively support Palestine, countering Israel. This is a true path for gaining love of Arab streets and respect of Arab leaders. Wealthy Middle-Eastern monarchies are ready to accept Turkey as […]
A border dispute In a 45-minute Middle East speech on May 19, Barack Obama became the first U.S. president to say the future Palestinian state should be formed within the borders established before 1967. He specifically said that the border between Israel and the future State of Palestine should “be […]
The most striking statement in US President Barack Obama’s speech on “the Arab Spring” was his appeal to Israel to return to the borders of 1967, in other words to abandon control over the occupied Palestinian territories. “The borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines […]
President Obama’s much-heralded speech outlining his administration’s approach to the so-called “Arab Spring” and the Israeli-Palestinian impasse was generally greeted by yawns from the Arab world and outright hostility from the extremist right-wing government of Israel. Obama’s promise to aid reformist governments in Egypt and Tunisia with billions of dollars […]