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Post-Election Iraq: A Spinning Whirlpool

Post-Election Iraq: A Spinning Whirlpool

The May 2018 general elections in Iraq primarily centered on three issues: Fighting rampant corruption of government agencies; Rehabilitating Iraq, estimated at 100 billion USD; Preserving the political and geographic integrity of Iraq as an Arab state in the face of growing Iranian influence and intervention – and to a lesser extent, separatist sentiments of the Iraqi Kurds. Iraqi society…

Will Iran Deepen its Intervention in Iraq?

Will Iran Deepen its Intervention in Iraq?

Information: Since the Mullah regime seized power in Iran in 1979, their goal has been to “Export the Islamic Revolution.” The goal of which is for Iran to become the regional superpower and to restore the Shi’ites as the rulers of the Muslim world – a position which in the Shi’ite theology, was taken from them in Kerbala in the…

Arab Persian Power Struggle

Arab Persian Power Struggle

Arab Persian Power Struggle   Two major historic struggles have played a central role in shaping the Muslim world and the Middle East. One axis is the struggle between Arab civilization and the Persian civilization. The other axis is the rivalry between Sunnis and Shi’ites in Islam. In the year 651 CE, a significant event took place in the Middle East; the four-hundred…

Sunni Shiite Power Struggle

Sunni Shi’ite Power Struggle

Sunnis & Shi’ites   Two major historic struggles have played a central role in shaping the Muslim world and the Middle East. One axis is the struggle between Sunnis and Shi’ites in Islam. The other axis is the rivalry between two large regional civilizations: The Arab civilization and the Persian civilization. There are about 1.6 billion Muslims in the world.  About…

Kites, Flames and Soccer: High Potential for an Israeli-Palestinian Massive Collision in Gaza

Kites, Flames, Soccer – War in Gaza Around the Corner?

Information: The Palestinian Great March of Return Campaign, which was launched at the end of March 2018, has primarily taken place in the Gaza Strip near the Israeli-Gaza border. From the onset of the Campaign, in addition to attempts to storm the Israeli-Gaza border fence, Palestinians from the Gaza Strip attached Molotov cocktails, containers of burning fuel, explosive devices, etc.…

Israeli-Iranian Military Collision on May 10, 2018 – Immediate Observations

On May 10, 2018 the Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRG) shot twenty rockets at Israel from inside Syria. In response, Israel struck Syrian-based IRG weapons depots, logistics sites, and intelligence bases – as well as a Syrian army surface-to-air missile battery. It is my analysis that this Israeli-Iranian military collision of May 10, 2018 has left Iran – for now –…

JCPOA Pushed Middle East Closer to War: Will Western Leaders Choose the Right Path to Reverse The Tide?

Article’s major points: Developments and events in the Middle East following the signing of JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action / The Iran Deal / The Iran Nuclear Deal) in July 2015, clearly indicate that the JCPOA fuels Iran’s aggressive expansion policy, and as a result, has pushed the Middle East closer to a massive regional war. The JCPOA should…

The Bitter Fruits of the JCPOA

Article’s major points: Developments and events in the Middle East following the signing of JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action / The Iran Deal / The Iran Nuclear Deal) in July 2015, clearly indicate that the JCPOA fuels Iran’s aggressive expansion policy, and as a result, has pushed the Middle East closer to a massive regional war. The JCPOA should…

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UN & European Leaders say abolishing JCPOA will cause war ~ will they ever realize that the JCPOA pushed the Middle East closer to war?

The UN Secretary General & European leaders say that abolishing the JCPOA will cause a war. Will they ever realize that the JCPOA pushed the Middle East CLOSER to a regional war?    Read my predictions since 2012:   2012 – Is War in the Middle East Inevitable?   2015 – Pax Amer-Iran   2017 – A Growing Whirlpool of Violence:…

The Politics Behind the Palestinian March of Return (as published in Algemeiner)

The Politics Behind the Palestinian March of Return (As published in Algemeiner – please click here to read the article in Algemeiner) by Avi Melamed Israeli soldiers use tear gas against Palestinian rioters on the Gaza border, March 30, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Amir Cohen. On March 30, 2018, the Palestinians kicked-off the “March of Return” campaign, a series of protests…

Regional Chess Game: Awaiting Iran’s Move

Immediate Intelligence Bulletin   April 17, 2018   Information: The sequence of events and developments on the ground in Syria last week increased the odds and hastened the scenario of an Israeli-Iranian military collision. On April 9, 2018, an attack on an Iranian base, located in the T-4 Syrian Air Force Base, located in the Homs district of Syria, killed…

Hamas’ ‘March of Return’ End Game In Gaza

An Article by By Charles Bybelezer | The Media Line ~ April 11, 2018   While the terror group has no appetite for a full-blown military conflict with Israel, the longer the turmoil continues the higher the probability of such an eventuality For the past two Fridays, tens of thousands of Palestinians have converged on the Gaza Strip border to participate in the…

After the US Strike, What’s Next in the Middle East?

An Article by Chris Mitchell ~ April 14, 2018   The facts are clear.  A joint command of the U.S., Great Britain, and France launched a raid on three Syrian chemical weapons facilities.  Their strike came in response to a horrific chemical attack in Douma, Syria that left 75 dead.  The gruesome pictures of children and adults gasping for breath went viral…

The Palestinian March of Return: The Boxers Cautious Dance

INTELLIGENCE BULLETIN Information: On March 30, 2018, the Palestinians kicked-off a national effort entitled The March of Return Campaign, scheduled to consist of a series of protests and demonstrations centered in the Gaza Strip, and planned to a lesser extent, also in the areas ruled by the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank. (Click here for the article I published…

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