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Turnaround: Is Saudi Arabia shifting course towards Iran?

   Jerusalem Post, 23/5 A number of recent Saudi moves and official statements have led to speculation regarding a possible shift on the kingdom’s stance toward Iran. The Saudis appear to be moving at least on a declarative level away … Continue reading

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The Road to Teheran

Jerusalem Post, 29/11 Is the US Changing Sides in the regional conflict between Iran and its enemies? A report by respected Washington DC based journalist Hussein Abdul Hussein in the Kuwaiti al-Rai newspaper this week revealed details of an indirect … Continue reading

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See no Evil

Tablet, 26/11. The agreement announced on Sunday on the Iranian nuclear program gives Iran the ability to continue to make progress towards achieving a nuclear weapon, while offering it significant relief from the sanctions imposed on it because of the … Continue reading

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Assad’s North Korean Connection

Jerusalem Post, 1/11. Reports have emerged this week indicating the presence of North Korean military personnel in Syria. They note that 15 North Korean helicopter pilots are operating on behalf of the Assad regime within the country. The reports have … Continue reading

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Bloomberg interview on prospects for Iran negotiations

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With Morsi gone, Hamas turns back to Iran

A number of recent reports have noted the revival of Iranian financial backing for Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist movement which rules the Gaza Strip. The Iranian decision appears to follow a series of meetings between officials of the Islamic Republic … Continue reading

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The Fragmented Forces Behind Assad

Jerusalem Post, 27/9 The conflict in Syria tends to be seen as one between a disparate, fragmented rebellion and a centralized dictatorial regime. That characterization of the rebellion is correct. The view of the Assad regime as a centralized, monolithic … Continue reading

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