Category Archives: Israel

Erdoğans assymetriska krigsförklaring mot Europa och samhällets mentala libanonisering

Det har knappast undgått någon att ännu en akut flyktingkris seglat upp mitt i en pågående pandemi. Socialistiska och liberala politiska företrädare var snabba att anamma samma retorik som 2015. Tro & Solidaritets Ulf Bjereld skrev på Twitter: “-Den självklara … Continue reading

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The difference in tone of US and Russian diplomacy and Turkey’s duplicity

That US President Trump has a rather boisterous diplomatic approach, or rather lack of diplomacy his critics might say, is nothing new. His row on Twitter with “little rocket man” in Pyongyang, that later turned into a “great” meeting, being … Continue reading

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In 1956 Anthony Eden made a grave political miscalculation

At about the same hour during the night as the United States assassinated Major General Qassem Suleimani, commander of the Iranian Quds Force, five days earlier, the Iranian retaliatory strike with ballistic missiles came on two US bases in Iraq, … Continue reading

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The death of Soleimani – the shots of Sarajevo of our time?

It seems that the recent storming of the US embassy in Iraq, allegedly orchestrated by Kataib Hezbollah, part of the Shiite PMU militia, was a red line for the US. President Donald Trump gave the order to attack Major General … Continue reading

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Saladin och Rikard Lejonhjärta hyste en ömsesidig respekt

Den kurdiske sultaten Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn Yūsuf, i väst mera känd som Saladin, grundade Ayyubiddynastin som härskade över bl.a. Egypten, Syrien och Jemen under 1100- och 1200-talen. Saladin kom att bli de kristna korsfararstaternas främste motståndare och han erövrade också stora … Continue reading

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Operation Peace Spring is launched, what now?

The long anticipated Turkish offensive against north-eastern Syria, code named Operation Peace Spring, is now under way. Ankara has reportedly informed Damascus beforehand. However the latter isn’t thrilled about the Turkish endeavor on Syrian soil, nor about the intended target, … Continue reading

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The shots of Sarajevo of our time?

Yesterday two oil processing plants of the Saudi state-owned Aramco oil company were hit, allegedly by Houthi drone attacks, causing the oil production in the country to be cut in half with oil prices on a steep rise. The Yemeni Houthis … Continue reading

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President Trump fires National Security Adviser John Bolton

Somewhat surprising one of the Trump administration’s most hawkish members, National Security John Bolton, was fired yesterday by President Donald Trump referring to significant differences. This is a wise move by the President as tensions in the Persian Gulf have … Continue reading

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Continued build up in the Persian Gulf

That the Persian Gulf has been the center of tensions for decades, if not centuries, is nothing new. In the 1980’s things even came to blows as the United States carried out several operations such as Operation Earnest Will, Operation … Continue reading

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The last breath before the plunge?

The Iranian downing of an American RQ-4 Global Hawk drone yesterday has ramped up an already tense situation to fever pitch. Allegedly President Trump ordered strikes upon Iranian targets in retaliation of the shoot down of the drone, something that … Continue reading

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