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WILL RUSSIA FIGHT WITH ISRAEL FOR IRAN?

Stacy Little While some journalists are looking for the causes of the fire of Notre-Dame-de-Paris, while others worry about the fate of Julian Assange issued by the Ecuadorian embassy, another reason for a big war has appeared in the Middle East. From October of this year, Iran will …

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Khalifa Haftar’s military advance

Giancarlo Elia Valori Khalifa Haftar’s military advance – started in Jufra on April 4 last –  passed from the South, namely Fezzan, and partly from  Central Libya, starting from the Westernmost point of the area of ​​influence already gained by Haftar in the last military advances. The support …

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Muslim Brotherhood relationship with Jordanian regime

By Shehab Al Makahleh The most prominent historical epochs the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) of Jordan has undergone since its establishment in 1945 had been when the then then Jordanian King Abdullah I welcome the movement. On the inauguration ceremony of the Muslim Brotherhood of Jordan, the then king …

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Trump Threatens Nuclear War if Russia Protects Venezuela

Eric Zeusse On March 27th, U.S. President Donald Trump said that “Russia has to get out” of Venezuela, and that “All options are on the table” if Russia refuses to withdraw from Venezuela the protection it has recently provided to Venezuela’s elected Government, which Trump is attempting to overthrow, by …

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The current situation of US Forces in Iraq and Syria

Giancarlo Elia Valori Despite some initial strategic and political doubts, the United States has kept on maintaining and strengthening its military presence in Syria, especially in the Eastern part of the country, as well as in Western Iraq. There are now over 400 US military soldiers already stationed …

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Trump, Brexit and leftist delusions – a taste of things to come

Duncan Whitmore Over the weekend Special Counsel Robert Mueller finally concluded his investigation into the possibility of “collusion” between the Trump campaign and Russia in the run up to the 2016 presidential election. A summary of the findings released by Attorney General William Barr cleared Mr Trump of the …

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War on terror: war of ideologies

The war on terror entered a new phase with the emergence of a new generation of jihadist groups and a change in tactics and tools to carry out terrorist attacks. Since 2015, large-scale reviews of counterterrorism strategies have been conducted, particularly in the United States and Western European …

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Why Jordan supports the two-state solution?

Shehab Al Makahleh There are political, cultural and economic conflicts mushrooming in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Such wars should be collectively addressed. In 2014, the Jordanian monarch King Abdullah II said that the Middle East would not enjoy security and stability without an accepted …

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President Xi Jinping’s visit to Italy and the relationship between China and the Catholic Church

Giancarlo Elia Valori No official meetings between President Xi Jinping and Pope Francis are officially scheduled on the agenda for the Chinese President’s next visit to Italy. Neither party wants to jeopardize the agreement reached last September on the appointment of bishops and, however, as is well-known, both …

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