Mullen beats drums of war and Iran threatens to burn Tel Aviv
|By: Islam Al Ghamry
Drums of war beats heavily in many capitals like Washington, Tel Aviv and Tehran and their echo is heard in Damascus, Beirut Gaza and Yemen. As the situation in the Middle East is cloudy, Mullen's recent announcements made it worse. We hear voices call for resuming the peace process in the region and see peace envoys shuttling to give it a kiss of life. On the other side, the smoke of war is rising and preparations for it are in progress ... more ...
A Year On, Syria's Assad Refuses to Bow Down
By Dominic Evans.. Bashar al-Assad always said Syria would be different. When the Arab uprisings first erupted more than a year ago, the Syrian president confidently said his government was in tune with its people, ready to reform on its own terms, and immune from the turmoil starting to sweep the region. Within weeks he was proved wrong,... more ...
The Making of Egypt Islamists' Foreign Policy
By Abdelrahman Rashdan.. It is important to understand the differences within the active Islamic movements to be able to understand the shape of the upcoming realities in the Middle East. What the foreign media used to clump together as the enemy are now political systems in power and no more to be reckoned with... more ...
Pakistan: Religious Parties Out to Resolve Balochistan Imbroglio
Written by: Aamir Latif.. Islamabad: Amid a hectic debate on the issue of southwestern Balochistan province following a resolution moved by two US Congressmen in favor of a simmering separatist movement in the minerals-rich province, Pakistan’s religious parties have taken an initiative to woo the angry Baloch youths to come to the table talk... more ...
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