Middle East


A Dangerous Response To The Syrian Chemical Attack

Earlier this week, someone attacked Syrian citizens with chemical weapons, resulting in the deaths of at least 85 civilians – including women and young children. Illegal chemical weapons were certainly used, but the culprit is less clear. Western media would blame Assad, while the Kremlin continues to back his regime. […]


The Chemical Attack That Prompted The U.S. Response

The death toll in the northern Idlib region in Syria is expected to rise after a chemical bombing on Tuesday morning that brutally injured over 300 civilians. Many members of the international community have condemned the bombing and blamed President Bashar al-Assad for his suspected role, though both the Syrian […]


Toppling Assad No Longer A Priority

The United States has declared that overthrowing Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, is no longer a key strategy in Syria. The Obama administration repeatedly declared that removing Assad from power was an important policy goal. However, there have been suspicions that Trump’s administration was looking in another direction. This was confirmed […]


The Two-State Solution And Its Alternatives In 2017

What is the significance of the two-state solution in 2017? UN Resolutions dating back to 1974 have called for the ‘Peaceful settlement of the question of Palestine’ through the establishment of the two-state solution. The two-state solution proposes that in order to solve the Israel-Palestinian conflict ‘two states for two […]