September 20, 2023
MENA News Middle East Opinion

The United Arab Emirates, the United States, and the World Climate Summit

By Maria Maalouf A version of this article in Arabic first appeared in Al-Ain. In recent decades, the United Arab Emirates has demonstrated its ability to adapt to crises and create safer and more sustainable alternatives in all economic, production, and service sectors, including clean energy. It is investing $100 billion in clean energy projects, […]

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US Response to Iran Protests

by Jackson Richman Iranian women have taken to the streets to cut their hair, take off their hijabs and burn them not in calling for reform, but for regime change. The United States must support these demonstrators.   Prominent retired CIA officer Marc Polymeropoulos said on Lebanese journalist Maria Maloof’s show, The Capitol, that while the […]

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Why is the popularity of President Biden declining?

By Maria Maalouf A version of the article appeared originally in Arabic in Sky News Arabia. The observer of American affairs notes that the popularity of any American president and his party is affected by factors that are most sensitive to the American citizen. Among the most important of these factors are the economic issues […]

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In Newsweek: Biden’s Meddling in El Salvador Compounds Open Border Security Disaster

The Washington Outsider’s Editor-in-Chief Irina Tsukerman writes in Newsweek: MS-13 (Mara Salvatrucha), an El Salvadoran gang that originated in 1970s Los Angeles, has become known as “the world’s most notorious gang.” Virtually indestructible, it has taken advantage of the Biden administration’s open border policies to advance business and consolidate power. The organization has become so […]

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In NY Post: Biden’s mismanagement of Latin American relations spells disaster for US border security

The Washington Outsider’s Editor-in-Chief Irina Tsukerman writes in the NY Post: This week’s Summit of the Americas should be an opportunity for the US government to get together with its neighbors to find effective solutions to immigration and security challenges. Instead, even the leftist Salvadoran outlet El Faro notes the meeting is shaping up to be another foreign-policy and […]

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In NY Post: Biden’s cynical ploy to return to Iran deal because of Ukraine

The Washington Outsider’s Editor-in-Chief Irina Tsukerman writes in the NY Post: President Biden’s speech announcing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and declaring a set of sanctions against Russia’s elites is, on the surface, a typical statement attacking a ruthless hegemonic dictator. But it not only misses the forest for the trees — it enables the manipulative strategies of […]

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In Newsweek: A Pro-Western Azerbaijan Deserves American Support

The Washington Outsider’s Editor-in-Chief Irina Tsukerman co-wrote an article with Southfive Strategies’ President Jason Epstein in Newsweek. One of us is a human rights attorney stridently opposed to Turkish foreign policy in the Eastern Mediterranean and elsewhere; the other is a public affairs consultant who strongly believes Turkey is a key pillar in America’s ongoing […]

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Javier Otazu, The Wayward

A Very Special Correspondent By Jawad Ghandi Javier Otazu, is a former correspondent in Rabat for the Spanish news agency EFE. He is an ambivalent man, but also a “frustrated” journalist.  In a nutshell, Ignacio Cembrero, his alter ego in paid anti-Maroccanism who penned the prologue to his book on Morocco, reveals this double face […]

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The Struggle of the West and Russia for Ukraine

By Rustam Taghizade, Political Scientist Moscow’s capture of Crimea, its incitement of separatists in the southeast, and its direct involvement in the bloody conflict in the Donbas have increased Russia’s aggressive role in the international arena. Russia has mobilized more than 100,000 troops along Ukraine’s border. According to British intelligence, Russia may attack Ukraine in […]

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Why Does Iran Escalate Its Proxy War in the UAE?

Morocco’s clear and concise support message to United Arab Emirates By Abdelkader Filali. Ph.D. (Ottawa University) The Houthi- Iranian attacks on Abu Dhabi have had little effect on battlefield events, and Iran malign manoeuvres has failed to politically weaken UAE and the whole gulf countries. On the contrary, UAE now had support from the international […]

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