After the Chinese-brokered rapprochement between Saudi Araba and Iran, another diplomatic coup is unfolding in the Middle East. This one is orchestrated by the Russians.
Tag: Jamal Khashoggi
Free Will Trumps Determinism in the Gulf
The Gulf states are tapping the “feel-good” generated by the Saudi-Iranian deal amid signs of an overall easing of tensions, except in Washington, writes M.K. Bhadrakumar.
The Sound of the New War Drum Goes Tik-Tok
Privacy concerns are being used to wage war on China, say writers from CODEPINK. The U.S. should focus on passing federal data privacy laws instead of targeting one app.
Lethal US Hypocrisy on Press Freedom
The only media the U.S. government supports are those whose persecution can be politically leveraged and those who can be used to peddle propaganda, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
THE ANGRY ARAB: Biden in Arabia
The U.S. president will be seen smiling with MbS and questions about Khashoggi’s murder, or the murder of other dissidents who were beheaded, will be dismissed in the name of “Arab-Israeli peace.”
THE ANGRY ARAB: Turkey Leaves the Arab World
This is the year in which Erdogan decided to change course, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
THE ANGRY ARAB: What Arab Media Is Saying About Ukraine
Perceptions of the conflict are being shaped by the agendas of the Arab governments that own the media, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
The Propaganda Engulfing Jamal Khashoggi
As’ad AbuKhalil writes this “friend” of Western journalists was close to the ruthless regime, even to the commander of his own eventual assassination squad. He’ll be remembered as the servant of Saudi princes and an early champion of bin Laden.
THE ANGRY ARAB: Macron’s Treacherous Role in Lebanon
Here is an example of a Western power directly intervening to spread the tyrannical rule of Saudi Arabia over other Arab countries, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
THE ANGRY ARAB: The Trump-Biden Middle East Policy
From Iran to Yemen, As`ad AbuKhalil summarizes the bipartisan consistency with which Israeli interests dominate in U.S. foreign policy.