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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Tag Archives: Al Qaeda
A Saudi war going badly wrong | Middle East Eye.
New Documentary Goes Inside Yemen’s Houthi Rebel Movement | Foreign Policy.
WASHINGTON — In highly unusual testimony inside the federal supermax prison, a former operative for Al Qaeda has described prominent members of Saudi Arabia’s royal family as major donors to the terrorist network in the late 1990s and claimed that … Continue reading
Al-Qaeda group’s gains in #Syria undermine U.S. strategy – The Washington Post #RecallAfghanistan1980S
Still wondering who the Syrian “rebels” are and what their chances of take over from JAN, Al-Qaeda or ISIS really are…. And if do they gain power from Islamist groups with the support of CIA training, what guarantees are there … Continue reading