Will the last US soldier out of the Gulf please turn off the lights?

In the early hours of Wednesday morning, Tehran was on a hair-trigger. The Revolutionary Guard had just fired 13 missiles at Ain al-Asad, America’s second-largest air base in Iraq, and other rockets at a base in Erbil. According to the commander of the Guard’s aerospace force, …

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After Soleimani: The Cost-Benefit For US, Israel, Saudi And Iran

Soleimani caused extreme discomfort to the US, Israel, Saudi combine not because he was plotting military actions. He was hated because by knitting together powerful proxies on the periphery of Israel and Saudi Arabia he had defeated the strategic faultline invented by US-Israeli strategists. When Donald …

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Soleimani’s assassination: America’s declaration of war on Iran

The US carried out an air strike that killed Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani in the Iraqi capital BaghdadJanuary 3, 2020 at 10:05 am. The decade has begun with a serious escalation in tensions between the US and Iran and further provocations which …

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‘Game changer’ KL Summit marks end of Saudi stranglehold on Muslim world

By hosting the KL Summit in defiance of Saudi pressure, Dr Mahathir Mohamad appears keen to tap the technological, diplomatic and financial strength of Iran, Turkey and Qatar. The recent Kuala Lumpur summit of Islamic nations attended by three important heads of state has been described …

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