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News & Analysis

Subtleties of Russia's Soft-Power

Our Moscow Correspondent

Rajab 04, 14382017-04-01

There is limited appeal of Russia’s soft power for others but Moscow’s objectives are modest, hence its policy is satisfactory to the ruling elite.

Letters To The Editor

US’ chronic meddling

Mohammad Khaku

Jumada' al-Akhirah 02, 14382017-03-01

The US is a habitual meddler in others’ affairs so it has not right to complain about allegations of Russian manipulation of the last election, writes Mohamed Khaku.

Main Stories

Cautious optimism after Astana peace talks on Syria

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Jumada' al-Ula' 04, 14382017-02-01

The Astana peace talks achieved several things. Syria’s ceasefire still largely holds, the terrorists have been separated from other opposition groups and the next round of talks will be held in Geneva at the end of this month.

Main Stories

Aleppo’s liberation forces Turkey to accept al-Asad in power

Ahmet Aslan

Jumada' al-Ula' 04, 14382017-02-01

Turkey’s stubborn President Recep Tayip Erdogan has been forced to change his stand on Syria and has stopped the ludicrous demand that President Asad must go.

News & Analysis

The Saudi narrative has lost its appeal in own constituency

Our Own Correspondent

Jumada' al-Ula' 04, 14382017-02-01

For decades the Saudis have peddled their narrow-minded nonsense as ideology by disbursing petrodollars. Given its disastrous consequences for the Ummah, this no longer works even with its own agents.

Daily News Analysis

Trump’s dangerous idea of ‘safe zones’ in Syria

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Ula' 01, 14382017-01-29

On what authority does Donald Trump say that he wants to establish ‘safe zones’ in Syria? Is he politically naïve or has he never heard of the concept of state sovereignty?

Editorials

Aleppo’s liberation victory for Resistance front

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Thani 03, 14382017-01-01

While the Syrian government and army can rightly claim credit for the liberation of Aleppo, it did not come about without the sacrifices of Hizbullah and Iran’s Revolutionary Guards.

Main Stories

Samantha Power, have you no shame?

Khadijah Ali

Rabi' al-Thani 03, 14382017-01-01

American officials of all stripes shamelessly tell lies and even make scandalous allegations against others. The latest to join this long list is US ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power.

News & Analysis

West grief-stricken at Aleppo’s liberation

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Rabi' al-Thani 03, 14382017-01-01

Didn’t the Western rulers and their media tell us that they are opposed to the takfiri terrorists? So why are they so grief-stricken at the terrorists’ defeat in Aleppo?

Daily News Analysis

Washington gripped by conspiracy theories over alleged Russia hacking of 2016 election

Crescent International

Rabi' al-Awwal 13, 14382016-12-13

Some bizarre theories are doing the rounds in Washington that have even been joined by the White House. Senior government officials, members of Congress and of course the media led by the Washington Post have alleged that Russian hacking of the November 8 presidential election benefitted Donald Trump giving him victory. 

Daily News Analysis

Aleppo’s liberation complete as terrorists allowed to leave city

Crescent International

Rabi' al-Awwal 13, 14382016-12-13

With 98 percent of East Aleppo already cleansed of terrorists, liberation of the remaining two percent came quickly today December 13. Under a deal brokered by Russia and Turkey, the terrorists were allowed to leave the city with only light weapons.

Daily News Analysis

Western regimes desperate to save their favorite terrorists in East Aleppo

Crescent International

Rabi' al-Awwal 08, 14382016-12-08

As the Syrian army backed by local militias punches its way into East Aleppo, the desperation in Western capitals is clearly visible. Publicly claiming to be opposed to the terrorists, their actions belie their statements.

Main Stories

Aleppo’s liberation on the horizon

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Rabi' al-Awwal 01, 14382016-12-01

Syrian forces make rapid progress with Russian air support against the terrorists in eastern Aleppo. Next stop will be Raqqa.

Main Stories

From Mosul to Aleppo: folding the takfiri tent

Tahir Mustafa

Safar 01, 14382016-11-01

While the Iraqi army and Kurdish Peshmarga forces have launched operations from the southeast and northeast respectively into Mosul, the western corridor to Syria remains wide open for the takfiris to escape. Why?

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News & Analysis

Rise of Russia and the looming Balkan crisis

Umar Shahid

Safar 01, 14382016-11-01

While the rise of Russia is seen as a good sign to contain America’s belligerence, on the flip side, Moscow is courting the Serbs in Bosnia threatening the Muslim majority country in the Balkans.

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News & Analysis

Why is the foreign policy establishment spoiling for more war? Look at their donors

Dennis Kucinich

Safar 01, 14382016-11-01

Major donors to political parties and to individual politicians have totally corrupted the American political system. This explains why wars are waged all over the world leading to much bloodshed and hatred for the US.

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Special Reports

Triangle of resources: Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan

Zia Sarhadi

Safar 01, 14382016-11-01

Three countries in South Asia—Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan—have between them enormous mineral and energy resources. This makes them the special target of predatory powers.

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Book Review

Evaluating Obama’s legacy as president

Eric Walberg

Dhu al-Qa'dah 29, 14372016-09-01

Canadian writer and scholar Eric Walberg reviews two books that consider Barack Obama’s legacy as president. Eric Walberg considers the Obama legacy through the eyes of James Petras who wrote The End of the Republic and the Delusion of Empire (Clarity Press, 2016; 254pp., $24.95 pbk), and Jeremy Hammond, author of Obstacle to Peace: The US Role in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Worldview Publications, 2016; 538pp., $22.99 pbk).

Book Review

Western writers’ weak understanding of other societies

Dmitry Shlapentokh

Dhu al-Qa'dah 29, 14372016-09-01

Russian-Iranian relations form the backdrop of this review in which Western writers are found to lack understanding of other societies because they have little knowledge of local languages, culture or access to primary sources. Dmitry Shlapentokh, associate professor at Indiana State University, South Bend, Indiana, reviews Russia-Iran Relations Since the End of the Cold War by Eric D. Moore (Routledge, 2014; 242 pp., $8.84 hbk).

Main Stories

Coup-stricken Erdogan rethinks friends and foes

Ahmet Aslan

Dhu al-Qa'dah 29, 14372016-09-01

July’s failed coup attempt in Turkey has exposed more than the coup plotters. Turkish President Recept Tayip Erdogan has realized that Western rulers and Nato members are not his real friends. Russia and Iran are.

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