These three situations illustrate just how pathetic is the Afghan Army when fighting the ragtag Taliban.
Iran has shown the world that its continued pursuit of drone technology has reached a high degree of sophistication that they previously did not have. This opens a new door.
The Middle East is a very important region. It is however divided into its present shape by the Anglo-French agreement of 1916 known as the Spykes-picot agreement. It was carved out of the Ottoman-ruled area after the Caliphate collapsed at the end of WW I
Iraq fell out of the US orbit after a military coup by Lt Gen Kaseem in 1958 and after that despite an invasion by Bush America has lost everything in Iraq.
This is a comprehensive analysis of the consequences of a US and Israeli war against Iran. But will Benjamin Netanyahu ever be happy without going to war against Iran? It seems unlikely and this is a very complex issue with no easy answer.
As so many had predicted, Biden is doing almost anything to get the Iranians back to adhering to Obama-Iran agreement of 2015, which Biden was VP then. Another sad chapter for the Middle East.
transgender groups in Asia and the Pacific to take action
Arabs point of view on the current strategic atmosphere of the Middle East
As much of the world fights the Covid-19 virus and attention is distracted from Libya, a quiet foreign invasion has been happening to this broken country to control its huge oil fields and position in the Middle East. One country is adversarial, the other a NATO country.
The strategic game of Turkey and its objectives and cost.
In all regular wars, Israeli success stories are everywhere in world. But now a new category of warfare in the front of Israel. The irregular war is a novel concept for which Israel is not ready.
As Trump's reign as POTUS finally ends, his scorched earth policy to make things a mess for Biden-the new president elect and Israel's political chaos, is deploying a lot of firepower in the Persian Gulf. Why?
Spreading chaos ,Destruction and revolutions
The concept of "political clientelism" is adopted to explain how the underdeveloped state functions and to explain its poor performance. Michael Johnson applied this approach in the case of Lebanon, considering that "islamisis is the central phenomenon in lebanese economy, society and politics".....
Mohammed bin Salman, or MbS, the all-powerful Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, is not only powerful. He's also very ambitious. MbS is famous for his goal of transforming and modernizing the notoriously secretive and conservative country of Saudi Arabia.
The Saudi's spent a fortune beefing up their AD capability but low-cost drones and cruise missiles did the trick sending the kingdom a warning that will be difficult to digest and raising a specter of a crisis in time to come.
The role of the Indian army is much neglected during World War I not withstanding the fact that nearly 1.5 million Indian soldiers fought against the Central powers notably the Turkish empire
This article is about the reasons why Iran's former king Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi moved to Mexico.
American involvement in Iraq has only intensified sectarian divides. Obama struggles to clarify post-invasion strategy. Would ISIS exist if the US invaded Iraq at all?
This article is a look at the life and career of Saddam Hussein, the former president of Iraq from 1979 until 2003. He was once an ally of Western countries but he eventually proved to be a liability.
When you look at the facts, without all the hysteria, the Iran nuclear disarmament agreement is the best possible way to keep Iran from developing a nuclear weapon.
The U.S Middle East policy has been criticized as muddled. How can we make sense out of the many contradictions in this region while trying to formulate a more coherent and less reactive strategy?
T.E. Lawrence's adventures in Middle East during the First World War will go down as of one of the most successful military operations in history ending with the capture of Damascus Syria October 1, 1918.
Sunni and Shia Islamists have fought for centuries over culture and politics. The rise of ISIL has brought this to a head. What are the origins and how should we react? I will examine these questions.