The Oman-mediated peace talks to end the nine-year-old war in Yemen received a boost after China brokered a rapprochement between Iran and Saudi Arabia last month, Peoples Dispatch reports.
UK Military & Spy Agencies Wrap Themselves in ‘Woke’
British military policy organizations exploit the struggles of marginalized people while remaining complicit in savaging the same communities abroad, writes Freya India.
Stealing a Nation: Secret SAS Mission to Capture Mideast Oil Artery
British files seen by Declassified-UK reveal details of torture from 1970, when special forces invaded and annexed the Persian Gulf’s most important oil route, Phil Miller reports.
The British Cabal Behind a Gulf Dictatorship
Senior figures in the British establishment have secretly served as “privy councillors” to a highly repressive dictatorship in the Gulf state of Oman, Phil Miller reports.
Britain and Oman’s Special Relationship
Amid a looming succession question concerning the current sultan, Mark Curtis reviews how the Gulf state became, in effect, a giant British military and intelligence base.