Anyone who has studied Iran's nuclear policies closely for the last decade would be cognizant of the fact that the first deal has never culminated into a comprehensive and enduring agreement addressing the concerns behind Iran's nuclear ambitions.
The first blow came with news Jan Keulen, director of the Doha Center for Media Freedom (DCMF), was told he was canned, with no reason given for his d...
It feels unusually fortuitous that Thanksgiving and the beginning of Hanukkah overlap this year.
If all goes well, the preliminary agreement between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council would ensure the peaceful nature of Iran's nuclear program and ultimately reintegrate it into the international community.
No one was more upset, save for the Israelis, by the recent agreement between the Iranians and the U.S. than Saudi Arabia, the Iranians natural enemy in the Middle East.
The fact that the U.S. red line has evolved from "no enrichment of uranium" to "no nuclear bomb" has been the chief facilitator of this accord. Although this is carefully and correctly called merely a first step, it is a historic win-win for all parties.
So, the House of Saud wants to sever relations with the United State because the Obama administration had the audacity to refrain from bombing both Sy...
Watching the Asia-Pacific slide into chaos, or become a vast Chinese lake, while remaining fatefully fixated on highly questionable Middle Eastern agendas could be disastrous. It would certainly be foolhardy.
President Barack Obama may be a rare exception for a politician because he has actually kept most of his campaign promises. And he has done so in spite of the most partisan and dishonest opposition tactics an American president has ever faced.
This deal raises the question as to whether it can truly be viewed as a deal as good as both sides project it to be. Who actually comes out of this deal as a winner? And is there a loser?
Santosh Kalwar said, 'a strong gives forgiveness but weak gives permission.' My advice to the men who uphold traditional misogynistic practices that were created by and for them is to seek to be advisors, not grantors of permission. Therein lays your power.
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The success of any lasting movement formed from these protests will rely on us using our skills and investing time in helping to create systems to ensure the accountability of both migrant sending and receiving governments.
The King King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue plans to address theological and practical issues that contribute to tensions with a religious dimension.
A realignment of Middle East politics? That remains to be seen, but it is more likely than before with the signing of the agreement, and one with potential effects that could go beyond the immediate Iranian connection.
A nuclear accord with Teheran would help secure Israel. An accord with Iran might drive the Saudis and others in the Gulf to reconsider the peace process and their willingness to stake an Israeli-Palestinian settlement.