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Obama: ‘I Look at Syria’s Children and I See My Own’

Obama: ‘I Look at Syria’s Children and I See My Own’

“I see my daughters, and my nieces, and my nephews”

02 June 2016

Would the U.S. Drop the Bomb Again?

Would the U.S. Drop the Bomb Again?

Public opinion supported the strike on Hiroshima—and if provoked, many Americans might well back nuclear attacks on foes like Iran and al Qaeda

19 May 2016

Iran wants U.S. to pay for 63 years of 'spiritual and material damage'

Iran wants U.S. to pay for 63 years of 'spiritual and material damage'

The outgoing Iranian Parliament is demanding unspecified compensation from the United States for its involvement in "spiritual and material damage" for the past 63 years, Iranian state news reported Tuesday.

18 May 2016

Iran arrests eight for 'un-Islamic' Instagram modeling

Iran arrests eight for 'un-Islamic' Instagram modeling

Iran cracks down on female models posing without headscarves online

17 May 2016

Israeli Leader: Iran Mocks WWII Holocaust, Prepares Another

Israeli Leader: Iran Mocks WWII Holocaust, Prepares Another

Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at Iran for staging a Holocaust-themed cartoon contest and said the Islamic Republic was busy planning for another one

15 May 2016

Saudi prince: Getting nukes an option if Iran breaks deal

Saudi prince: Getting nukes an option if Iran breaks deal

Rivals in the past, Israel and Saudi Arabia agreed that they will take steps if they see any erosion of the Iran deal they so forcefully opposed

07 May 2016

WHY SHOULD THE KURDS HAVE A FEDERAL REGION IN SYRIA?

WHY SHOULD THE KURDS HAVE A FEDERAL REGION IN SYRIA?

Syrian Kurds declared federal region in Northern Syria. Here are a few simple reasons of why the Kurds should have an autonomous state in Syria.

01 April 2016

by Miray Aslan

Russia’s “Withdrawal” from Syria: The Rise of the IMA?

Russia’s “Withdrawal” from Syria: The Rise of the IMA?

Russia announced withdrawing from Syria. Although the definition of “withdrawal” is a subject to debate, the move signals a change in the Syrian chessboard that the Saudi-led Islamic Military Alliance may take advantage of

31 March 2016

by Theodore Karasik

BLOOD MONEY: Illegally Charging Iran for the September 11, 2001 Attacks

BLOOD MONEY: Illegally Charging Iran for the September 11, 2001 Attacks

A US judge ordered Iran to pay $10.5 billion to victims and insurers of the 9-11 attacks against the World Trade Center.

15 March 2016

by Scott Bennett

When it Comes to Hezbollah, Israel has Russia’s Ear

When it Comes to Hezbollah, Israel has Russia’s Ear

It appears then that while Iran and Russia have a tight alliance in Syria, they also have their major disagreements and contradicting interests, more than what meets the eye

09 March 2016

by Joshua Tartakovsky

Empire in Crisis: Kissinger, Russia, and the Sanders Phenomena

Empire in Crisis: Kissinger, Russia, and the Sanders Phenomena

The system of imperialism requires war to feed the hegemony and profit-lust of its corporate masters.

24 February 2016

by Danny Haiphong

A New Geo-Strategic Leap Forward

A New Geo-Strategic Leap Forward

January 2016 will be seen as the launch of a new global geoeconomic order with an Eastern edge. 

11 February 2016

by Theodore Karasik

Top House Republican demands Kerry explain $1.7 billion Iran payment

Top House Republican demands Kerry explain $1.7 billion Iran payment

Keep calm and Kerry on, or the explanation, worth 1.7 billion dollars.

04 February 2016

Opinion: 1

Oceania vs. Eastasia: Iran, the Mainstream Media and the Atlanticist Establishment

Oceania vs. Eastasia: Iran, the Mainstream Media and the Atlanticist Establishment

"Sometimes, Winston. Sometimes they are five. Sometimes they are three. Sometimes they are all of them at once. You must try harder. It is not easy to become sane."

29 January 2016

by Navid Nasr

Iran and the End of the Sanctions Regime: Hope, Change and More of the Same

Iran and the End of the Sanctions Regime: Hope, Change and More of the Same

On Saturday, January 16th, the economic sanctions that had been imposed on the Islamic Republic of Iran by the U.S., and by other countries at the behest of the U.S. since 1979 (and broadened and expanded in 1995 and 2006) were finally lifted... sort of.

19 January 2016

by Navid Nasr

A Brief History of the Shiite-Sunni Conflict

A Brief History of the Shiite-Sunni Conflict

The division between Shiites and Sunnis has served to justify many wars and revolutions, including the wars in Syria and Yemen, which now have an even greater potential of spreading to other parts of the Middle East.

08 January 2016

How relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran reached a breaking point

How relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran reached a breaking point

The two neighboring countries have never had sincere friendship, but the intensified tensions in recent months have a lot to do with the United States

06 January 2016

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chief editor

Joshua Tartakovsky

Analysis should serve as a method to better understand our world, not to obscure it.

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Danielle Ryan

Ireland

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Specialization: US foreign policy, US-Russia relations and media bias

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Specialization: Modern Japanese History, Modern Chinese History, Military History, History of Counterinsurgency, History of Disobedience, Dynamics of Atrocities in Wartime

Dovid Katz

Lithuania

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Specialization: Holocaust Revisionism and Geopolitics; East European Far Right & Human Rights; Yiddish Studies & Litvak Culture

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Specialization: Syria, US Foreign policy and strategies, BRICS/SCO

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Specialization: Jihadist Groups, Islamic Terrorism, Global Security

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Specialization: Media and government relations

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Specialization: Latin America, Brazil

Jay Watts

Canada

Materials: 2

Specialization: History, Marxism-Leninism, Imperialism, Anti-imperialism.

Materials: 2

Specialization: International Relations, Sociology, Geostrategy

Materials: 1

Specialization: civil rights

Lionel Baland

Belgium

Materials: 22

Specialization: Euroscepticism, Patriotic parties of Europe

Maram Susli

Australia

Materials: 3

Specialization: Geopolitics

Materials: 2

Specialization: Civil rights, Racism, US politics

Materials: 1

Specialization: geopolitics, economics

Max J. Schindler

Palestine-Israel

Materials: 9

Specialization: Politics

Miray Aslan

Turkey

Materials: 12

Specialization: Media, Politics

Materials: 5

Specialization: Politics, International relations

Navid Nasr

Croatia

Materials: 13

Specialization: Global security, Politics

Materials: 9

Specialization: Development of European Union, Non-governmental organizations, Politics and economics in Baltic States

Materials: 9

Specialization: Greece, Crisis of the US hegemony; Israel / Occupied Palestine, Oppression of Black people in the US

Materials: 4

Specialization: geopolitics, Russia, USSR

Pedro Marin

Brazil

Materials: 17

Specialization: Latin America, Ukraine, North Korea

Materials: 13

Specialization: Sustainable development, International relations, Comparative European politics, European integration, Eastern European politics and EU-Russia relations

Materials: 8

Specialization: Politics

Materials: 16

Specialization: Counterterrorist Finance

Seyit Aldogan

Greece

Materials: 3

Specialization: ISIS, Middle East, Globalization, Migrant crisis

Materials: 1

Specialization: Head of "Srebrenica Historical Project"

Materials: 3

Specialization: Economy, Social politics

Stevan Gajic

Serbia

Materials: 1

Specialization: Full time researcher at the Institute for European Studies

Materials: 5

Specialization: Geopolitics, Geoeconomics

Materials: 2

Specialization: Civil rights

Tobias Nase

Germany

Materials: 8

Specialization: Syria, US Foreign policy, Ukraine

Valerijus Simulik

Lithuania

Materials: 2

Specialization: Politics and economics in Baltic States, education and science, non - governmental organizations, globalization and EU

Van Gelis

Greece

Materials: 17

Specialization: Middle East

Materials: 1

Specialization: Kosovo, Serbia, Belgrad bombing

Materials: 5

Specialization: international relations, Russia

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