This article was jointly written by Muhammad Ali Carter & Kamran Zerhbend. Since the last major military conflict in Lebanon, world powers have been fighting a vicious tug-of-war for domination of Lebanon’s politics. Iran and Saudi Arabia are the most obvious players who have competed for the prize in a game which has to […]
Now is that unique time of year when the British media begins the annual remembrance day poppy manhunt.
The news didn’t come as much of a surprise in the end. Presidential posters with Michel Aoun’s face were already being hung around east Beirut before the results had even been released but now it’s official, Lebanon has finally elected a new president! Michel Aoun, a Maronite Christian and former military chief, was elected on […]
One thing that is beginning in to bug me the most when reading anything analysing the Yemen Crisis is the claptrap narrative being pumped out by practically everyone covering the Yemen conflict since it began over a year ago. The idea that Iran is somehow heavily involved in what is happening in Yemen and pulling […]
The looming Mosul liberation battle has raised the hopes of most that the evil D’aesh may soon be militarily defeated in Iraq, bringing an end to what can only be considered one of the darkest eras of Iraq’s modern history – the formation of a Wahhabi state within Iraq. Iraqis of course would be considered […]
Back in March, I wrote an article which analysed how the well (or not so well) Saudi Arabia’s newly formed “Coalition against Terrorism” was performing.