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Gulf crisis escalates as major corporations are forced to take sides

The Gulf crisis that pits a United Arab Emirates-Saudi-led alliance against Qatar is escalating in discreet but no less worrisome ways that effect major...

Qatari wahhabism vs. Saudi wahhabism and the perils of top-down change

A multi-domed, sand-coloured, architectural marvel, Doha’s biggest and national mosque, symbolizes Qatar’s complex and troubled relationship with Saudi Arabia. Its naming six years ago...
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Challenging the Saudi crown prince: Alwaleed bin Talal toughs it out

Incarcerated for almost two months in a gilded cage in Riyadh’s luxurious Ritz Carlton Hotel, Saudi billionaire businessman Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal appears to be putting...

Egyptian President Al-Sisi steps up repression to cover policy failure

Egyptian general-turned-president Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi would likely be the first to admit that an iron fist is no guarantee for retaining power. Not because...
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Tackling sunni muslim ultra-conservatism: A Pakistani-US collision in the making

A recent government surrender to militant demands for stricter adherence to Islam mediated by the military coupled with the release from house arrest of...

Nationwide map and review of Syria – August 28, 2017

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 P.M.) - The month of August has been interesting insofar as the stunning advances of pro-government forces in western and central...
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New rebel strategy to win Syrian conflict: Build a wall around...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 A.M.) - Following a series big territorial losses and military defeats across the provinces of Idlib, Hama and Aleppo at the...

Saudi effort to isolate Iran internationally produces results

Saudi efforts to isolate Iran internationally are producing results in North Africa and Central Asia. Authorities and religious leaders in Tajikistan and Algeria have...
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The battle of al-Qusayr, 2013 – The underestimated victory: 40-minute OZ...

  Available on AMN Live Stream Patreon for $2. Link here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/battle-of-al-40-11887259 Interview between military and geopolitical analyst Izat Charkatli and Andrew Illingworth, founder of the...

Betting on the wrong horse? US and Iranian hardliners spin anti-government...

In supporting recent anti-government protests in Iran, both Iranian hardliners and the US State Department may want to be careful what they wish for. Not...
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