Monday, 17 December , 2018

Middle East

“This is Our War & It is Shameful:” Journalist Andrew Cockburn...

Even before the Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen began more than a year ago, Yemen was ranked as one of the poorest countries in the world. But now, a year and a half into the war, Yemen’s health system has broken down, and the population is facing the threat of starvation. For more, we’re joined by Andrew Cockburn, the Washington editor for Harper’s magazine. His latest piece for Harper’s is headlined "Acceptable Losses: Aiding and Abetting the Saudi Slaughter in Yemen." He is author of "Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins."

Brzezinski and the US national interest – a comment from Rome

Aged but untamed, Zbigniew Brzezinski tackles the "catastrophic" situation of the US in an article that - like others in his career - is meant to create a lasting impression and perhaps go down in history. It is published in " The American Interest"

Kerry protests Turkish allegations of US support to the coup

Luxembourg (AFP) - Secretary of State John Kerry called his Turkish opposite number Saturday to offer US support in the wake of a failed...

Turkish Minister blames USA for organizing coup

"The US is behind the coup attempt. A few journals that are published there [in the US] have been conducting activities for several months. For many months we have sent requests to the US concerning Fethullah Gulen. The US must extradite him," he sa

Who is responsible for the catastrophes in the Middle East?

“The United States of America is not responsible for what happened in Libya, nor is it responsible for what is happening in Iraq today,” Secretary of State John Kerry declared at a Cairo news conference held in the midst of his recent crisis tour of the Middle East.

Rothschild: “We may well be in the eye of a storm”

As central bank policy-makers' forecasts have become more pessimistic (i.e. more realistic), Lord Rothschild is unsurprised at the current malaise: "not surprisingly, market conditions have...

100 Years On: Sykes-Picot Agreement Still Haunts the Middle East

100 years ago, the terms of a secret deal dividing the Middle East between the UK and France were put forward. A century on,...

The Economy of Middle East in one Map

  By JEFF DESJARDINS If we could only show you one map to explain the economy of the Middle East, it would be this one.     In one fell...

Bahrain: Kerry leaves, protests go on

Bahraini people have once again taken to the streets in condemnation of US Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to their country hours after...

USA and Israel

  An interesting conference was held on the 18th of March about Israel's Influence in the U.S, including on members of Congress and the U.S....