Posts Tagged: middle East
Despite an unusual dip in global weapons sales in 2009, the United States retained its spot as the world's top arms supplier of developing countries, according to an authoritative new report by the Congressional Research Service (CRS).
United States President Barack Obama will try this week to underline his progress in extricating the US from the morass his predecessor's "war on terror" in the Greater Middle East.
Avni Dogru summarises the Middle East's falling in and out of love with President Barack Obama. Without a rapid reversal of U.S. policy, it looks as if the downward trend will only accelerate.
United States President Barack Obama has suffered a sharp drop in popularity in the Arab world over the past year, and Iran may be reaping the benefits, according to a major new survey of public opinion in five Arab countries.
New dynamics in the Middle East are defining a new chapter in Iran-Saudi relations.
Turkey, Iran, and Syria are displacing Egypt, Saudi Arabia as the power players in the Middle East.
Iran and the United States, beneath their surface conflicts, have important interests in common.
Is the quest for Israel-Palestine peace not only impossible but obsolete?
Beijing is rapidly expanding its influence in the Middle East. Will Washington do anything more than watch?
To promote the conditions for peace in the Middle East, the U.S. should tie security assistance to Israeli settlement policy.