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: April 2015
WASHINGTON — Iranian representatives discouraged Houthi rebels from taking the Yemeni capital of Sanaa last year, according to American officials familiar with intelligence around the insurgent takeover. The seizure of the capital in September came as a surprise to the … Continue reading
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince discusses regional stability with Obama – Al Arabiya News.
WASHINGTON — To wage war in Yemen, Saudi Arabia is using F-15 fighter jets bought from Boeing. Pilots from the United Arab Emirates are flying Lockheed Martin’s F-16 to bomb both Yemen and Syria. Soon, the Emirates are expected to … Continue reading
While field and military developments unfold in Syria, Western activity in the country is ongoing. Heavy battles continue in different areas, which entered its fifth year of a multiple-battlefront civil war in March. Western visitors are flocking to Damascus in … Continue reading
The not so ‘moderate’ #Syrian rebels: New Details on 2012 Kidnapping of NBC News Team in Syria – NBC News.com
via New Details on 2012 Kidnapping of NBC News Team in Syria – NBC News.com.