THE ISIS REALLY DEFEATED?
The military defeats of the ISIS must have induced many to think that Islamic terror like Al Baghdadi’s ISIS or Al Qaeda was alas nearing extinction. But reality is another cup of tea: although the idea of setting up a caliphate in the Arab regions of the world waned with each defeat...
DIRTY GAME IN LIBYA
No one cares whether Libya turns into a democracy. Oil and gas. This is what everyone is after. Gazprom, Gazpromneft and Tatneft from Russia, Total from France, Eni from Italy and Marathon Oil from the US are all after Libya’s rich oil and gas reserves that are worth billions. Other businesses of interest are the railway linking Benghazi to Sirte and arms trafficking or sales...
US APPROACH TO THE PALESTINIAN ISSUE
The issue relating to Palestine is one of the
many problems affecting the Middle East. It is also one of
the oldest issues and probably the hardest to solve.
Conflicts, terrorism, endless negotiations, ignored deals
and popular uprisings have entrenched the opposing parties.
A long trail of blood that, as time goes by, becomes more
difficult to unravel. The current scenario is as follows: -
Israel is unwilling to concede anything, it continues to
expand its settlements expropriating Palestinian lands
regardless of the UN’s injunctions and with the US support
to any violation guaranteed by its veto power at the
Security Council. Israel’s military is strong, its
government is run by the far right and its intention is to
maintain its dominant role in the Middle East. Its only
worry derives from Iranian expansionism in Syria and