Archive for Tag Archives: ' İraq'

Iran bans imports from Saudi Arabia, faces Saudi boycotts

On January 2, Riyadh executed top Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, inciting a response in Tehran, where the Saudi embassy was stormed by protestors. Saudi Arabia produces more than 10 million barrels of oil daily and [...]

Dithering on Syria

Obama wanted a legacy of withdrawal. Instead, he’ll leave a legacy of continuing war. Paul J. Saunders When President Barack Obama acknowledged in September 2014 that “we don’t have a strategy yet” to combat the Islamic [...]

Saudi Arabia Must Find Cure for ‘Wahhabi Virus,’ Says Iraqi Lawmaker

Most important factor in the war on ISIS is theological, says Mowaffak al Rubaie, a former National Security Advisor of Iraq BY ASHISH KUMAR SEN “The onus is on the Saudi royal family to deprive the [...]

Welcome to Islamic State 101: What Makes ISIS Tick

By controlling territory, managing finances and recruiting relentlessly, Islamic State has made itself unique in the world of Islamist terrorists. Daniel R. DePetris November 28, 2015 The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has [...]