Category: USA

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07

Jan
2021

Gulf unity as the curtain falls on the Trump termGulf unity as the curtain falls on the Trump term

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Persian Gulf monarchies have met today at the 41st annual six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit held at Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia.  This marks the first step toward ending a three-year diplomatic crisis that divided US defense partners. “The 41st summit marks the beginning of a new chapter for the GCC […]

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Dec
2020

Syrian refugees flee as their tents are torched in LebanonSyrian refugees flee as their tents are torched in Lebanon

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator On December 26, hundreds of Syrian refugees fled their refugee camp in the Miniyeh region near the coastal city of Tripoli in north Lebanon after their tents were burned when fighting broke out between local youths and camp residents.  At least three were injured in the incident said Khaled Kabarra, a […]

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Dec
2020

Turkish expert: Erdogan may attack Ain Issa before Biden takes officeTurkish expert: Erdogan may attack Ain Issa before Biden takes office

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The situation in Turkey is precarious. The Turkish-US relations are strained, and now US President-elect Joe Biden will enter office soon, and the relationship may soon face even more stress. Turkey is in economic peril, domestic suffering, and highly involved in a foreign conflict while occupying Syria. In order […]

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Dec
2020

Diplomat urges Biden to engage with others to resolve the Syrian crisisDiplomat urges Biden to engage with others to resolve the Syrian crisis

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator  Charles Thépaut is a French diplomat and resident Visiting Fellow at The Washington Institute. He recently published a policy analysis concerning the US foreign policy on Syria. While, much of his analysis demonstrates professionalism; he misses a very important point of view: that of the Syrian people living inside Syria, […]

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Dec
2020

“Walk the streets of Damascus, and listen to the people concerning US sanctions and aggression against Syria.” American activist advises President-elect Joe Biden.“Walk the streets of Damascus, and listen to the people concerning US sanctions and aggression against Syria.” American activist advises President-elect Joe Biden.

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Syrian crisis which began in 2011 has left many wondering what it was really about.  Most western news observers may be confused, disinterested, or have bought-in to the lies they were told by the media. However, there is an American woman who has become an expert on the […]

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Dec
2020

Western Sahara is the reward to Morocco for recognizing “Israel”Western Sahara is the reward to Morocco for recognizing “Israel”

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator President Donald Trump announced on December 10 that Morocco had joined UAE, Bahrain, and Sudan in recognizing Israel, with plans to reopen its liaison office in Tel Aviv, and joint overflight rights for airlines. The US, Israel, and Morocco triangle included a quid pro quo: a US agreement to […]

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