Category Archives: Russia

ISIS after a year – Should the strategy be re-evaluated?

Comparing ISIS situation today to a year ago, it is noticed that many changes occurred on ground while many facts are clearer and some plots may be exposed. But guess the one million dollar question lies in knowing if the … Continue reading

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America’s Leadership: What Happens when Politics and Economics do not play ball together??

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2014/10/01/241669_president-obama-america-will-continue.html?rh=1 >> Op-Ed by hon. POA Barack Obama tackling an argument of means and tools that US should follow to keep and preserve its leadership in an uncertain world. Definitely this is not an easy task to do in a … Continue reading

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#مصر قراءة تحليلية للمقالة الافتتاحية للنيويورك تايمز: لماذا بعد أكثر من عام مازالت أمريكا تردد نفس الاسطوانة و مازالت بعض الأصوات المصرية ترد بنفس الدفوع الواضحة للعيان؟؟

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/10/05/opinion/sunday/reining-in-egypts-military-aid.html?_r=1&referrer= تلك المقالة الافتتاحية أثارت جدلاً واسعاً في الأوساط المصرية بخصوص ما تضمنته من معلومات مغلوطة و غير دقيقة كالعادة في تناول الأوضاع السياسية في مصر و ان كان العديد من السادة السياسيين و الاعلاميين قد تناول المقال من زوايا … Continue reading

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Counter #ISIS strategy unanswered question: what after eliminating ISIS threat? Is ISIS a terrorism group or a Trojan horse to reshape ME map??

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/09/10/fact-sheet-strategy-counter-islamic-state-iraq-and-levant-isil >> I guess this strategy could be viewed as short term tactics designed to confront and eliminate the imminent ISIS threat to US interests and reputation in the world rather than a Long term one to comprehensively Counter Terrorism … Continue reading

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#Egypt Foreign Policy “FP” strategic shifting: Is it Permanent or just rearranging of relations and diversifying FP portfolio??

International relations literature identifies international system under three categories: Uni, bi and multi polar system. No doubts that during the early 90’s it was a unilateral system in favor of US post the USSR fall ending the cold war era, … Continue reading

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NATO Summit UK 2014 : will it be the new grand chess board??

http://csis.org/event/csis-press-briefing-nato-summit-president-obamas-estonia-visit , informative press briefing illustrating intellectual argument re NATO upcoming summit, yet such thorough analysis predicts “beside other media reports” hearing cold war drums once more and guess if god forbid such massive war is triggered really it does … Continue reading

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