Report: Flood Of Western Weapons Fueling Unrest, Extremism Across Middle East

Transparency International warns: “Corruption has fueled political unrest, extremism, and formed a narrative for violent extremist groups.” Continue reading

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‘We’re Staying’: Obama Adds Endless Afghan War to Legacy

Despite promises, president will announce that as many as 5,500 hundred troops will stay in the country beyond 2017 – with no end in sight. Continue reading

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Trump: Middle East Would Be More Stable If Saddam, Gaddafi Still In Power

Trump mentioned Libya, Iraq in comparison to current efforts to drive Syrian President Bashar Assad out of power. Continue reading

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Putin: Do You Realize What You Have Done? Putin Speaks To UN About Syria

“Instead of the triumph of democracy and progress, we got violence, poverty and social disaster — and nobody cares a bit about human rights, including the right to life,” Continue reading

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‘Sole Superpower’ in Decline: US Losing Its Grip on the Middle East

Washington has lost its strategic influence in the Middle East, writes F. William Engdahl, adding that the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) has acquired a new meaning in light of the Syrian crisis. Continue reading

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