Tag: Hezbollah

Getting Golan: Israeli-Levantine Tensions Reach Same Old Heights

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s Alawite regime would not have survived the Sunni revolt that erupted in 2011 without Iran’s commitment of Revolutionary Guards and Hezbollah fighters to the battlefields in the Levant. Iran’s political, economic and military support enabled President…

Donald Trump and the Arab World War

The election of Donald Trump as President of the United States has aroused a variety of reactions throughout the Middle East. Given the many contradicting statements Mr. Trump made on the campaign trail, it is hard to gauge his preferences…

New Horizons for Diplomacy between Iran and the U.S.

Amidst the recent clashes between ISIL, NATO and Kurdish Peshmerga forces, along with widespread global unease surrounding the Islamist group’s recent territorial gains, the UN General Assembly has reconvened in New York to discuss another contentious issue in the MENA…