World

May, 2024

  • 22 May

    Why Arab Leaders Aren’t Helping the Palestinians in Gaza

    As the world watches, they see a number of powerful governments virtually on the sidelines.

  • 20 May

    Iran Crash: President Raisi’s Death Leaves Tehran Mourning Loss of Regime Loyalist

    Raisi – although not directly responsible for foreign policy – had been a key supporter of the Iranian regime’s attempts to further distance itself from the established international order and seek alliances with countries similarly antagonistic toward the West.

April, 2024

  • 23 April

    Global Arms Spending Reaches $2.5 trillion

    Between wars and increased tensions, every region saw increases

  • 17 April

    Oman Serves as a Crucial Back Channel Between Iran and the US

    Along with neighboring Qatar and Kuwait – as well as Switzerland, which represents U.S. interests in Iran in the absence of an American embassy – Oman has played a critical role in back-channel diplomacy.

March, 2024

  • 27 March

    Where are the US Ships on the Gaza Aid Mission Now?

    Most are not even half-way to their destination, and at least two haven't left yet.

January, 2024

  • 21 January

    Saudi Arabia has Most to Lose if US Strikes Go Sideways

    Riyadh is among Gulf States expressing concern and even distancing themselves from Western attacks in Yemen.

  • 1 January

    Reflecting on the Global Canvas of 2023: A Year of Wars and Transformative Shifts

    The year 2023 proved to be a kaleidoscope of events, unveiling a tapestry of challenges, triumphs, and transformative changes across the globe. From wars in Gaza and Ukraine environmental concerns to technological leaps, geopolitical tensions to societal strides, the year carved its mark in history as a time of both turbulence and resilience. Israel’s War in Gaza October 7 surprise …

December, 2023

  • 20 December

    History Shows Israel May Never Win a ‘War of Occupation’

    Fighting well organized guerrilla fighters amid a hostile civilian population is a recipe for defeat.

  • 14 December

    Hard-fought COP28 Agreement Suggests the Days of Fossil Fuels are Numbered

    Despite the diplomatic achievement of an agreement that looked unlikely only hours earlier, it’s still hard to say the international community is taking this enormous challenge as seriously as it should.

  • 4 December

    Global Arms Sales Slow Down Amid Production Challenges

    evenues from sales of arms and military services by the 100 largest companies in the industry totalled $597 billion in 2022, 3.5 per cent less than 2021 in real terms, even as demand rose sharply, according to new data released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), available at www.sipri.org, on Sunday, December 3. The decrease was chiefly the …