THE UNRESOLVED EGYPTIAN CRISIS

THE UNRESOLVED EGYPTIAN CRISIS

The latest Russian-American truce in Syria does not mean that the crisis is over. Far from it. The insurgency in Syria seems to have overshadowed another crisis in the region. The overthrow of Mohammed Morsi, the democratically elected President of Egypt and member of...
Israel’s Allies Deliver A Cost-free Victory

Israel’s Allies Deliver A Cost-free Victory

Until joined by the Islamic government in 1979 and then by Hizbullah in the 1980s, Syria was Israel’s most visceral enemy.  This enemy is now being destroyed but not by Israel. So-called Muslims backed by so-called Muslim governments – Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey –...

Syria, Iraq and the politics of sectarianism

Failure of the western-backed rebels in Syria has resulted in increased sectarian tensions in Iraq from where the bulk of the mercenaries flooded into Syria. Many have returned and sectarianism is the tool used to divide Muslims by playing on their emotions. Recent...