Tag: United States





Idlib is Not About “Assad vs. NATO” – Idlib is About Turkish Influence vs. American Grandiosity

Never mind the drama  In spite of increasing Ankara vs. Washington disagreements in a variety of areas ranging from Ankara’s firm commitment to purchase Russian made S-400 missile defence systems to the continued US alliance with the YPG/PKK terror group in Syria, when it comes to the status of Syria’s […]





Trump’s Taking Putin’s Earlier ICC Moves To A Qualitatively New Level

President Putin’s decision to remove Russia from the International Criminal Court in 2016 over its hyper-politicized reports about the country’s activities during the 2008 peace-enforcement operation against Georgia and 2014 reunification with Crimea inadvertently gave “normative legitimacy” to Trump leaving the organization too, though Moscow could never have expected that […]


Is Muqtada al-Sadr Preparing to Welcome Jihadi-Communist Terror Group MEK Back to Iraq?

Jihadi-Communist….you read that right  The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran or Mojahedin-e Khalq (MEK) is not only a violent terrorist organisation but a downright bizarre one. Its ideology seeks to combine a heterodox version of Shi’a Islam with the kind of jihadism practised by Takfiri groups such as al-Qaeda and then […]