Abdul Rahman
US' war against Yemen The war on the Yemeni people has entered a new stage

The designation of Ansar Allah, referred to as the Houthis, as a foreign terrorist organization takes effect today. Unless Biden administration reverses its predecessor’s step, the people of Yemen may have to endure even more suffering

US sanctions on Iran stand as an obstacle to any constructive engagement in West Asia

The relentless maximum pressure campaign of the Trump administration against Iran which is continuing even after his electoral loss will be tough for a Biden administration to reverse, assuming there is the will to do so

US India relations India’s one-sided romance with Trump

The Trump administration and the Modi government have eagerly hailed their bond as great democracies. In practice however, the relationship has largely seen India emerge as a junior partner to US imperialism

Israel’s man in Washington

The Donald Trump administration has used all possible means to help Israel secure greater acceptability in international politics and intensify its oppression of the Palestinian people

The regional dimensions of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Except for Turkey, no other regional or global power has declared its direct involvement in the conflict. However, it has all the ingredients of turning into a major conflict unless negotiations take place

French interference in Lebanon French intervention in Lebanon reveals colonial approach

The ongoing political and economic crisis in Lebanon has been exploited by the French government for the fulfilment of its larger political and economic objectives in the region

Diplomatic cables published by WikiLeaks helped CIA torture victim get justice

Wikileaks strengthened the case of Khalid El-Masri in the European Human Rights Court which handed first ever punishment to CIA operatives involved in rendition in 2012.

With Abraham Accords, US and Israel seek to consolidate hegemony in the region

The United States and Israel are the only true winners of the recent Abraham Accords where the UAE and Bahrain normalized ties with the latter. The cause of the Palestinians has once again been abandoned

Gitmo files WikiLeaks’ Guantanamo files exposed inhumane American ‘war on terror’

The documents published by Wikileaks in 2011 revealed how top US officials were directly involved in the torture and illegal detention of many innocents. This explains the US attempt to punish Julian Assange for revealing their failures

NATO divisions in Eastern Med Tensions flare up in eastern Mediterranean, cracks widen in NATO

Turkey’s ambition to become a regional hegemon and European desire to have diversified access to oil and gas are creating a conflict situation in the Eastern Mediterranean region

UAE-Israel deal is yet another dagger in Palestine’s back

The UAE-Israel deal is a violation of the Arab country’s commitments to not establish relationships with the Zionist entity till the concerns of the Palestinians are addressed

The verdict on Rafik Hariri’s assassination

The UN-backed International Special Tribunal for Lebanon said it found no evidence of Hezbollah or Syria’s involvement in the 2005 assassination of Rafik Hariri. However, this verdict may not mark the end of the issue

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