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Backing the Kurds will stabilise Iraq
Source : Aljazeera.com  
Date : 2014-08-28
Author : Ranj Alaaldin
Since US airstrikes began on Islamic State targets in Iraq's Kurdistan region, a number of Western countries have finally decided to empower and arm Iraq's Kurds in the ever-expanding battle...
Obama's No-Win War on ISIS
Source : The Antiwar.com  
Date : 2014-08-28
Author : Shamus Cooke
The newest crisis in the Middle East has sucked the U.S. into yet another insoluble military problem. Obama is again considering a bombing campaign in Syria after infamously not bombing...
ISIS, the Neocons, and Obama's Choices
Source : The American Conservative  
Date : 2014-08-28
Author : Scott McConnell
Though Congress and the president are out of town, the final weeks of August have seen the arrival of an unexpectedly critical moment. The brutal beheading of James Foley by...
Obama's Syria rationale: Bombing ISIS without helping Assad
Source : Al Arabiya TV  
Date : 2014-08-28
Author : Joyce Karam
U.S. chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey did not mince his words last week, telling reporters that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has...
The Middle East faces an existential challenge
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2014-08-28
Author : Eyad Abu Shakra
What I intended to illustrate with this historical recollection is to explain that "Arab Spring," as a term, describes a failed attempt to achieve change, one that failed because the...
When it comes to ISIS, Iranian help is useless and dangerous
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2014-08-28
Author : Abdulrahman al-Rashed
"It is often forgotten that ever since the Iranian revolution, and the ousting of the Shah in 1979, there have been several occasions when the Iranians have been working, informally,...
Some should fear God for their region, nation
Source : Arab Times  
Date : 2014-08-28
Author : Ahmed Al-Jarallah
The Al-Azhar senior cleric has done well by issuing an edict to prohibit naming an Islamic State as pronounced by DAESH gangsters. The edict regards the caliphate as illegitimate and...
They teach them to behead
Source : Arab Times  
Date : 2014-08-28
Author : Ali Ahmad Al-Baghli
The clerics who live among us are provoking people to fight jihad, behead 'enemies', kidnap and sell women as slaves. To add insult to injury we did not hear them...
Kuwait's humanitarian identity
Source : Kuwait Times  
Date : 2014-08-28
Author : Labeed Abdal
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) lauded the outstanding role of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah in improving the organization’s programs associated with urgent humanitarian crisis....
Thoughtful strategy must to end IS
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-08-28
Author :
The Islamic State (IS) has been wounded. While the video of the execution of reporter James Foley displayed the group's depravity, its timing also suggests that recent counterattacks are having...
An open letter to Iraq's PM-designate Abadi
Source : Al Arabiya TV  
Date : 2014-08-27
Author : Mohammed Fahad Al-Harthi
Firstly, we congratulate you on your new mission and pray to God to help you take on difficult responsibilities in this critical phase in history. The legacy of your predecessor,...
James Foley's death pushes Syria into the shadows
Source : Al Arabiya TV  
Date : 2014-08-27
Author : Diana Mukkaled
Many Arab and Islamic voices condemned the barbaric murder of American journalist James Foley at the hands of the murderers known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). However,...
ISIS wants a five-star ticket to publicity. It gets it.
Source : Al Arabiya TV  
Date : 2014-08-27
Author : Chris Doyle
Surf around the web and there is no shortage of charming decapitation videos. But you may or may not be surprised to learn that many of them have nothing to...
Terrorism combating efforts
Source : Kuwait Times  
Date : 2014-08-27
Author : Shamlan Al-Essa
The Security Council unanimously adopted the British resolution to sanction six extremists from Al-Qaeda, IS and Nusra, who were condemned by the resolution in both Iraq and Syria because of...
Is There Such a Thing as Terrorism-Lite?
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2014-08-27
Author : Ali Ibrahim
If we look at the classification of fizzy drinks, those that claim to be "lite" contain less sugar. But is it possible to also apply this to the classification of...
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