October 19, 2017

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Iran’s Hand and Iraq’s Kirkuk Offensive

With ISIS out of the way, underlying tensions have come to the… [more]

Iran’s Hand and Iraq’s Kirkuk Offensive Iran's Hand and Iraq's Kirkuk Offensive

CALIPHATERS: A CONTEMPORARY MILLENNIAL MOVEMENT

In 1400 AH (1979/80 CE), a new Muslim apocalyptic millennial… [more]

CALIPHATERS: A CONTEMPORARY MILLENNIAL MOVEMENT CALIPHATERS: A CONTEMPORARY MILLENNIAL MOVEMENT

Can Anyone End the Palestinian Civil War?

A new agreement aims to mend the rift between Fatah and Hamas… [more]

Can Anyone End the Palestinian Civil War? Can Anyone End the Palestinian Civil War?

CIRCUITOUS RELATIONS BETWEEN MILITARY RESULTS AND POLITICAL OUTCOMES: THE OCTOBER 1973 WAR

This article demonstrates “circuitous but intended outcomes”--or… [more]

CIRCUITOUS RELATIONS BETWEEN MILITARY RESULTS AND POLITICAL OUTCOMES: THE OCTOBER 1973 WAR CIRCUITOUS RELATIONS BETWEEN MILITARY RESULTS AND POLITICAL OUTCOMES: THE OCTOBER 1973 WAR

Interview on TLV1 About My New Book, “Days of the Fall: A Reporter’s Journey in Syria and Iraq Wars”

Click here to listen to full interview… [more]

Interview on TLV1 About My New Book, “Days of the Fall: A Reporter’s Journey in Syria and Iraq Wars” Interview on TLV1 About My New Book, "Days of the Fall: A Reporter's Journey in Syria and Iraq Wars"

THE SYRIAN CONFLICT: DRIVING FORCES OF BALANCES AND IMBALANCES

At the core of the power struggle among states key to Middle… [more]

THE SYRIAN CONFLICT: DRIVING FORCES OF BALANCES AND IMBALANCES THE SYRIAN CONFLICT: DRIVING FORCES OF BALANCES AND IMBALANCES

Turkey Plans Move to Box In Kurds in Northern Syria

The Turkish military this week scouted Syria’s Idlib province,… [more]

Turkey Plans Move to Box In Kurds in Northern Syria Turkey Plans Move to Box In Kurds in Northern Syria

FGC REFORMATION: THE EGYPTIAN CULTURAL DILEMMA

Honor violence is commonplace in parts of the Middle East and… [more]

FGC REFORMATION: THE EGYPTIAN CULTURAL DILEMMA FGC REFORMATION: THE EGYPTIAN CULTURAL DILEMMA

Katibat Ali Sultan: Syrian IRGC Group

Previously I have written on Liwa al-Mukhtar al-Thiqfi, a small… [more]

Katibat Ali Sultan: Syrian IRGC Group Katibat Ali Sultan: Syrian IRGC Group