Archive For The “Middle East” Category

David Cameron Exposed Syria To ISIS

David Cameron Exposed Syria To ISIS

In 2011, then UK Prime Minister David Cameron spearheaded a NATO-backed military invention in Libya. While successful in its mission to oust the Libyan dictator and his 41-year rule in the country, it also left Libya in a power vacuum ruled by militias struggling for majority power, as the Islamic State group established a stronghold…

House Votes To End Financial Support For Saudia Arabia

House Votes To End Financial Support For Saudia Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s de-facto leader is not the promised charming face of reform that has seduced the international stage with his promises of economic and social reforms in the conservative kingdom. He emerged as a feminist reformer after he lifted the ban on women driving almost 2 years ago but the hypocrisy was exposed after it…

Haftar: “We Are Coming, Tripoli, We Are Coming”

Haftar: “We Are Coming, Tripoli, We Are Coming”

Tensions are escalating in Libya; a country which has not had a stable government since Qaddafi was forced from power, in fact, it, has two governments in different parts of the country and right now the powerful warlord of one of them, Khalifa Haftar, is making a power play for complete control. Ever since the…

Q&A With Algerian Political Analyst On Bouteflika

Q&A With Algerian Political Analyst On Bouteflika

In light of all the misinformed news outlets that are reporting on Bouteflika in Algeria, I sat down with the founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Algiers Herald, who also spent a considerable amount of years working for the Algerian government, to get the facts straight. He is now the co-founder of Algeria’s leading English secular…

The ISIS Bride

The ISIS Bride

In 2015, three London schoolgirls left Britain to join the Islamic State. Now the sole survivor of the trio is making headlines due to a change of heart and wants to come back to the UK. The case of IS bride Shamima Begum is the first story to disrupt the Brexit conversation in British media…