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NEWT GINGRICH, POSSIBLE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION FIGURE, SPEAKS TO IRANIAN DISSIDENTS(20.07.2016)

Newt Gingrich, Possible Trump Administration figure, speaks to Iranian Dissidents

Former Speaker of Newt Gingrich spoke at a rally organized by the National Council of the Iranian Resistance just two weeks before the beginning of the Republican National convention. Newt Gingrich who is on the short-list of candidates to be the 2016 Republican Vice President nominee alongside Donald Trump. Gingrich’s used his remarks to call for a more aggressive U.S policy toward Iran and condemn the policies of the Obama administration.Gingrich began by noting, “We are in the middle of an election campaign in America and the nature of the Iranian dictatorship is a big key issue in that election. I personally am very clear about this, there are no moderates in the dictatorship,...


IRAN AND RUSSIA - FALSE ALLIES (21.04.2016)

Iran and Russia - False Allies

Relations among countries are not that simple, just like relations among people. Many believe that Russia and Iran are allies, although, a more detailed analysis reveals that is far from being true.  The relations between the two countries have its pitfalls, inconspicuous at first sight. Russia sees itself as one of the world's superpowers, and Iran believes that it is a regional power. Although, Russia's status as a global superpower is debatable, one cannot argue with the fact of Iran's regional leadership (in the Gulf region).   Both sides are trying to hide the problems between Iran and Russia as much as possible, but, at tim...


THE DOCTORS PROTESTS AGAINST POLICE IN EGYPT (14.02.2016)

The Doctors Protests Against Police in Egypt

Thousands of doctors protested in Egypt on Friday against the brutality of the police after two doctors were beaten up by policemen in a Cairo hospital on 28 January. Egyptian doctors gathered in front of the Egyptian Medical Syndicate joined by other protesters shouted anti-police slogans defiantly and called for “dignity for doctors.” Doctors across Egypt threatened to escalate and close hospitals if the policemen are not charged and the health minister submits his resignation. The Syndicate called also the parliament to introduce new laws to punish any who assaults hospital staff, including policemen. The scene revives the continuous struggle for freedom and human rights in Egypt afte...


HOW TO FILL THE POWER GAP IN MIDDLE EAST: NEW SUNNI STATES(9.01.2016)

How To Fill The Power Gap In Middle East: New Sunni States

While the Syrian crisis was on the top agenda, meanwhile the U.S. has started utilization of the new "Shale Gas" technologies, essentially a new and unconventional energy source. As of today, Shale Gas constitutes the 50% of the energy needs of the U.S. This implies that the U.S. need of oil is decreasing day by day and as there is no other country that utilizes those technologies widely like them. Even China cannot imitate this technology. The countries that have more of a need for oil in the last period are rather European Union (EU) countries. Ever since the Syrian crisis the U.S. wanted the EU to take its own st...


NATIONALISM IN THE SHROUD OF ISLAM: THE CONTRADICTION OF SAUDI ARABIA’S SUNNI AND IRAN’S SHIA ISLAM(6.01.2016)

Nationalism in the Shroud of Islam: The contradiction of Saudi Arabia’s Sunni and Iran’s Shia Islam

Following the declaration of war against terrorism after 9/11 attack in the United States, many democratic and non-democratic states adopted the anti-terror policy to counter and uproot the cancer of terrorism in their countries. From that time, a lot of states and regional powers have used the anti-terrorism rhetoric to advance their national interest including super-powers. Iran and Saudi seeking to dominate in a region of anarchy have adopted the anti- terrorism bait to advance their national interest. And with an existing artificial Shia-Sunni schism, the religious element make both governments task easy to exploit the passion and faith of the masses. This paper argues that t...


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