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The Khashoggi Affair: Whither the Kingdom?

The Khashoggi Affair: Whither the Kingdom?

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-12-12 20:48
For much of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s modern history, its foreign policy has been oriented towards preserving regional stability and upholding the status quo of the post-World War I state system. Unlike Egypt or Iraq, Saudi Arabia did not actively see ...
The Khashoggi Affair: Whither the Kingdom?  - Foreign Policy Research Institute

The Blob Is Lying About Trump’s Sudden Syria Withdrawal – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-01-05 18:34

YPG Spokesperson: Turkey represents a danger for the whole world

ANF - 2019-01-05 14:45
YPG Spokesperson Nuri Mahmoud said that Turkey’s threats are a danger for the whole world. ...

SitRep: Suicide Blast Rocks Kabul, Trump Mulls Surge; Arms For the YPG; U.S. Knocks Down ICBM – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2018-12-23 17:12

The Khashoggi Affair: Whither the Kingdom? - Foreign Policy Research Institute

FPRI - 2018-12-13 07:47

Macron did not satisfy the Yellow Vests

Waar Media - 2018-12-11 18:02
WAAR-DUHOK: The speech of the French president and his promises did not satisfy Yellow Vests, and they promised to continue the demonstrations. The Yellow Vests of France listened to French president Emmanuel Macron’s speech and his promises about tax re ...

Afrin people: Nobody helped us but the Autonomous Administration

ANF - 2018-12-06 21:18
“The whole world should know that we will not stop our resistance until Afrin is safe from the invading Turkish army and their gangs. The only reason we live in half-ruined houses in this cold is to resist and go back to Afrin.” ...

Aydar at EP: Kurdish movement is the most appropriate alternative

ANF - 2018-12-06 21:18
KNK Executive Council Member Zubeyir Aydar spoke at the European Parliament conference on Kurds and said that the Kurdish Liberation Movement is always ready to sit at the negotiation table. ...

The Increased U.S. Commitment to Europe under the Trump Administration

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-12-06 18:19
Headlines such as “Trump calls NATO obsolete,” “Trump bashes allies,” and “Trump says Putin meeting easiest” fuel speculation that the U.S. is on the verge of abandoning its traditional allies in Europe in favor of an improved relationship with Russia. O ...

The Sources of Post-Soviet Conduct

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-12-06 18:19
The Russian Federation’s recently provocative foreign policy results in part from structural weakness in the Russian domestic regime, a quasi-feudal system that requires certain actions abroad to maintain itself in power at home. Lacking real enemies, th ...

France’s contribution towards the Global Coalition against Daesh

The Global Coalition - 2018-12-06 17:44
France is an active member of the Coalition against Daesh and has contributed towards stabilisation projects in Iraq and Syria. L’article France’s contribution towards the Global Coalition against Daesh est apparu en premier sur The Global Coalition Agai ...

Recollection the Martyrs… Tabqa’s People light candles

SDF Press - 2018-12-06 16:41
Tabqa- Martyrs’ Families Foundation organized a memorial service for the martyr Dashti Amanos in a series of activities that are organized in the city. The commemoration was attended by a number of military leaders, members of the Civil Administration, th ...

The Works of Garage of People’s Municipality in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2018-12-06 16:41
Raqqa- People’s municipality in Raqqa has a lot of burdens upon it after the war ended. Where the garage hard works, including: Remove the debris scattered on the main entrances and sub-streets to facilitate the passage of civilians to their homes. And th ...

EP conference: There are no plays to set up without the Kurds

ANF - 2018-12-06 14:43
The second day of the conference had presentations on “The Middle East, regional and international clashes and their echoes” in the first panel discussion. ...

An Environmental Activist Returned to the Sanandaj Correctional Center

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-06 02:01
Sahar Kazemi, an environmental activist temporarily released on bail on Nov 24, 2018 in order to attend the funeral of her father, was returned to Sanandaj Correctional Center after a week. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that Saha ...

Iraq Offers to Help Establish Democracy in North Carolina

NewYorker - 2018-12-05 06:22
Andy Borowitz jokingly uses that language that was used to justify the second Iraq War to describe Iraq sending forces to preserve democracy in North Carolina’s Ninth District, whose recent election has been marred by allegations of fraud by Republicans. ...

America cannot afford to lose the Kurds

Diliman Abdulkader - 2018-12-05 00:17
Kurds have a saying, ‘no friends but the mountains.’ This stems from a sense of betrayal by the international community since the end of World War I and a promise that saw no traction in creating an independent state called Kurdistan. In the 21stcentury t ...

What the Khashoggi Affair Tells Us about American Journalism, Politics, and Policymaking in the Age of Trump

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-29 04:14
The murder of Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2 has tripped off one of the grandest cascades of news copy, electronic and print, in many recent weeks, and perhaps even many months. Why is that? The post What the Khashoggi Af ...

Khashoggi killing: CIA did not blame Saudi crown prince, says Trump

BBC - 2018-11-23 00:30
The US president says the CIA did not conclude the crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi's murder. ...

Holding the Global Center

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-20 19:29
These familiar words were penned at the conclusion of World War I and captured the sense of foreboding and despair that shadowed Europe. As it happens, November 11 was the centenary of the Armistice that ended that cataclysm. But Yeats captures a new for ...