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Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 602, p. 47, on Nov. 11, 2017 In recent days, there have been various developments in the wider Middle East region. The announcement by Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri of his resignation from Riyadh early last week was a major shock […]

The “Cold War” in the Middle East


Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 602, p. 48, on Oct. 27, 2017 The developments of the last days on Iraqi territory were expected, as I had predicted in my older article. Iraqi forces, backed by militant Al-Hashd al-Sha’abi, and the Turkmen battalions trained in Turkey, headed […]

Iraqi Kurdistan’s choices after the loss of Kirkuk


Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 595, p. 18, on Sept. 09, 2017 Since the start of the Syrian Revolution in March 2011, Israel’s public attitude has been hostile to the brutality of the Assad regime. But Tel Aviv’s real position was to prevent Assad from falling […]

Israeli interests in Syria


Originally published in Greek language in Sofokleousin.gr on June 11, 2016 While the US continues to live in a state of unstable security, after the Dallas events that killed more than five police officers, chaos was transferred to the states of Tennessee and Texas. The reaction of American media that […]

The US and the strategy of “Creative Chaos”



Originally published in  www.sofokleousin.gr on June 17, 2017 In Tehran, on 9 June 2016, a meeting between Russian, Syrian and Iranian Defense Ministers took place. This meeting was characterized by the lack of convergence between the Russians and the Iranians about their strategic aspirations in Syria. After the end of […]

Iran and Russia … Who will lead the Assad of ...