You’re not going to get a lot of Romney-Ryan sympathy from me – you might not get a whole lot of pragmatic analysis on everyday-life campaign issues either – but what you will get is an authentic foreign policy analysis. Now it’s not that I’m inherently left-wing, not at all, as a matter of […]

Rate this:

  Although other regions of the world do face issues of poor governance, violence, economic disparity and instability, none of these regions are as pivotal to the maintenance of the West’s global hegemony as the Middle East. Despite initially appearing broad and sweeping, this statement is supported by a multitude of historical, political and economic […]

Rate this:

  The Pentagon is building a missile-defense radar station at a secret site in Qatar and organizing its biggest-ever minesweeping exercises in the Persian Gulf, as preparations accelerate for a possible flare-up with Iran… The Middle East of today is abuzz with a frenzy of political brinkmanship, zero-sum games and delicate strategic manoeuvrers, the likes of which […]

Rate this:

  It seems every time one watches, reads or hears a snippet of news the exact same depressing situation seems to be playing out in Syria – over and over and over again – in fact, so frequently has this story been aired, I will not torture you with a reiteration of it. It has […]

Rate this:

  Just like any other country, the United States and its’ leaders are driven primarily by national interest – in effect, selfishness – putting their own needs and wants above those of others. To do otherwise would not only be illogical but would undermine the very essence of international politics and foreign policy formation. Leading […]

Rate this:

  Al Jazeera – driver of revolutions, Islamic propaganda machine, stirrer of the pot, now a namedropper? The 24 hour news channel has seen an explosion in popularity in the past decade, particularly in the past year and a half due to the so called “Arab Spring”. Notably, at least for me, has been what I call […]

Rate this:

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.