Will Syrians finally leave Al-Qaeda out in the cold?

Since they burst onto the scene in early 2012, their spiritual pledge to the world’s most hated people have stirred up fear and resentment, enough to divert the average American or European away from supporting the rebellion in Syria that their tactics now play a leading role in. These actions, for many, replaced iconic images of … More Will Syrians finally leave Al-Qaeda out in the cold?

Iranian women targeted as Obama and misogynist regime secure Nuke Deal

I planned to touch on this a few days ago. Ever since I read this story about a planned crackdown in Iran on female drivers and subsequently thought of President Obama’s Nuclear Deal with that country’s theocracy — the one that routinely throws his overtures back in his face, regardless of whether he’s aware of … More Iranian women targeted as Obama and misogynist regime secure Nuke Deal

Peace and a new beginning are not on the horizon

Make no mistake: the war everyone fears is already here Below is a column I authored for the Canada Free Press. It aims to deconstruct the growing belief that the Iranian Government can be a partner in the fight against terror or a trustworthy signatory to a nuclear deal. These are critical times…so please share … More Peace and a new beginning are not on the horizon

A death in Buenos Aires will not rewrite the past

Somewhere between tales of deflated footballs, movie fury and the United States facing one foreign policy headache after another is the fate that befell Argentine federal prosecutor Alberto Nisman on January 18. Far flung from the power vacuum gripping the Middle East but tirelessly working on a piece of the puzzle behind it, Nisman was in the … More A death in Buenos Aires will not rewrite the past

Mapping out who controls what in the disintegrating Middle East

Below are some (mostly) reliable interactive maps drafted by a Wikipedia network that show the current situations in Syria, Iraq, Libya and Yemen – four countries once caught up in the “Arab Spring” revolutions that are now wracked by factional warfare with no end in sight anytime soon. I’ve included a brief description and a … More Mapping out who controls what in the disintegrating Middle East