Assistant Professor, Middle East Political Economy, at the University of Oregon. Currently writing on the Egyptian revolution and the Syrian crisis.
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Monthly Archives: March 2015
Former IAEA Director: NYT Article a Malicious Attempt to Undermine Iran Negotiations.
No end to war when markets for weapons are needed: #Obama lifts hold on U.S. military aid to #Egypt – Diplomacy and Defense – Israel News | Haaretz
Obama lifts hold on U.S. military aid to Egypt – Diplomacy and Defense – Israel News | Haaretz.
Former #Blackwater gets rich as #Afghan drug production hits record high | World news | The Guardian #Opium
In a war full of failures, the US counternarcotics mission in Afghanistan stands out: opiate production has climbed steadily over recent years to reach record-high levels last year. Yet there is a clear winner in the anti-drug effort – not … Continue reading
US War on Terror Leaves 1.3 Million Dead in Three Countries | News | teleSUR.
#Turkey helped Islamists take over #Idlib, Syrian military source accuses – Middle East – Israel News | Haaretz
A Syrian military source accused Turkey on Monday of helping Islamist rebels to stage an assault on Idlib, a provincial capital which fighters seized at the weekend. The source declined to comment on the situation in Idlib, citing security considerations, … Continue reading