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Preparing to Withdraw from the Nuclear Agreement: A Heated Debate in Tehran

Following the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear agreement formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), U.S. President Donald Trump has...

Trapped in Crossfire: Addressing the Drivers and Dynamics of the War in Yemen

The war in Yemen has become a case study example of what happens when two rival countries indulge in a power struggle for dominance....

US-Iran Rivalry: Addressing the Source of Instability in the Middle East

For the United States, the relationship with Saudi Arabia comes first and has to be safeguarded against all odds.  Recent events show that America...

Israeli Archeology as a Method of Legitimizing the Occupation

As a result of the recent debates on Israel's rights over the territories occupied, it appears that Israeli authorities have made a series of...

US-Turkey Rapprochement: From Crisis to a New Alliance

Acting as a strategic partner with Turkey during the Bush administration, the US entered into a new period with the Obama administration of seeking...

Yemen Conflict: Whose Pain, Whose Gain?

Conflict in Yemen seems to have no end in sight. The bloodbath continues unabated as the country losing both men and material in the...

U.S. vs. Iran: Poorly Calculated Strong-Arm Tactics Likely to Backfire. Is It Not Time...

On August 7, the United States imposed new economic sanctions on Iran, de facto violating UN Security Council Resolution 2231. This event is only...

Iran Sanctions Conundrum: 2+2 Dialogue Holds the Key

Trump administration’s decision to withdraw itself from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action followed by its announcement to re-impose sanctions is viewed as one...

A Strategic Blunder in the Battle of Hodeidah

Recently, the ongoing war in Yemen has taken another turn. This time the issue is the control of north Yemen’s support lifeline, the Port...

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