Middle East

Turkey’s Opposition CHP Can Facilitate Official Rapprochement Between Ankara and Damascus

Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of Turkey’s second largest party and the traditional party of government throughout the 20th century, the secular Kemalist CHP, has announced his intentions of holding direct talks with the Syrian government in spite of the severing of relations between the government in Damascus and Ankara. The […]

Kibbutz and “Rojava”: Two Deceptively Innocent Schemes To Steal Arab Land

In the early days of Zionist colonisation of Palestine, one of the preferred methods of settlement was the Kibbutz. Kibbutzim (plural) were self-sustaining agricultural communes set up by European Zionists in Palestine which were to form the core of so-called “Jewish settlements” on Palestinian land. The Kibbutzim served the practical goal of […]

Pakistan and Turkey to Sign Free Trade Agreement–Iran Is The Only Missing Piece

Turkey and Pakistan are about to enter an intensive period of talks regarding a proposed bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) between the two states. Based on the enthusiasm displayed in Islamabad and Ankara for Beijing’s One Belt–One Road trading initiative, combined with the historic good will between the two countries, […]

The Emergence of International Terrorist Groups Has A Causal Relationship With Western Wars of Aggression

American and British diplomats thought Saddam Hussein spoke “with great warmth”, was “remarkable” and “pragmatic”. The United States may not have intentionally created ISIS, but the 2003 Iraq invasion laid the foundations for its emergence. Analysts such as Graham Fuller, a former CIA operations officer for 20 years, said the attack […]

Qatar Is In A Position To Author A “win-win” Settlement To The Conflicts in “North and South” Yemen

As of the afternoon of the 28 January, clashes between the UAE backed Southern Transitional Council’s fighters and authorities loyal to the Saudi backed government of Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi as well as his Prime Minister Ahmed Bin Dagher continue in the de-facto “South Yemen” capital of Aden. While the Saudi/Emirati alliance is […]