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Al-Quds Al-Arabi – Oct. 23, 2018, issue 9344, p. 21 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has always had a great deal of weight in the Middle East and internationally because of its advantages, such as its oil deposits. Saudi Arabia is currently the second largest oil exporter in the world […]

Mohammad bin Salman from the beginning to the brink of ...


Al-Quds Al-Arabi – Aug. 31, 2018, issue 9291, p. 21 Certainly what has been leaked since the previous Helsinki summit on expectations or reflections continues to be suspended to date. But the two crises that were the priority of this meeting, Syria and Ukraine, remained stuck without a fundamental change […]

Bolton sets the rules … and Idlib is in readiness


Annahar Premium – Aug. 25, 2018 Mr. George Issa, distinguished journalist in the Lebanese newspaper “Annahar”, posed to me three questions on the upcoming Idlib operation, as follows: Question nr. 1: What is the expected scale of the next Syrian military operation in Idlib? The operation in Idlib is anticipated […]

Commentary in Annahar newspaper on the upcoming Idlib operation, Syria


Huffington Post Greece – Aug. 08, 2018 American-Turkish relations have clearly deteriorated recently due to the imprisonment of the American pastor in Turkey. The problem began since Donald Trump took over the leadership of the White House and called upon the release of the pastor at his first meeting with […]

Where are American-Turkish relations going?



Al-Quds Al-Arabi – July 09, 2018 The second meeting of US President Trump with his Russian counterpart is expected in Helsinki, after that on the sidelines of the G20 summit in the summer of 2017, described as positive by both parties, during which the various crises mainly in Syria and Ukraine […]

The Helsinki summit puts the Syrian rebels at a crossroads




Al-Quds Al-Arabi – June 14, 2018, issue 9215, p. 21 It is important for us as researchers and political observers to understand where the Middle East is generally going and monitor the evolution of the conflict between Israel and Iran particularly in Syria. Despite the refusal of many observers that the […]

Between Israel and Iran … Assad in the bottleneck



Huffington Post Greece – Apr. 30, 2018 In one of my previous articles, I explained in detail the change in the US strategy in the Middle East and urged the Arabs to redesign their strategy without taking into account the moves of the current US government. In an unprecedented move in the US […]

Pompeo in Tillerson’s place: the effects on the Middle East ...



Annahar Premium – Apr. 06, 2018 Mr. George Issa, distinguished journalist in the Lebanese newspaper “Annahar” asked my opinion on the recent meeting between the leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran and the developments in Syria. G.I.: May I ask your opinion for Annahar about the probable agreement that the […]

Commentary in Annahar on Turkey, Russia & Iran summit about ...


Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 617, p. 39, on Feb. 10 As the Turkish presidential elections are approaching, it is important to monitor the evolution of internal, regional and international developments that affect Turkey. It seems that this time the election will not be a walk […]

The battle for the upcoming Turkish elections will not be ...