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Faisal Al-Shammeri is a political analyst based in Washington DC. He tweets @mr_alshammeri
If it were not for World War I (1914-1919), we would not have had the Russian Revolution, the rise of Communism, Fascism, Nazism, the Holocaust, Stalinism, the Sykes-Picot Agreement, colonialism,...Freedom, totalitarianism and remnants of the Cold War?
By the end of the Second World War, it was clear that two superpowers will emerge from the ashes of war, the United States of America and the Soviet Union. Two different political ideology one is...Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries
“The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.”Once there was a country with a promising future....Enlightenment and moral absolutism
The exchange of ideas and the ability to engage fellow citizens has always been one of the hallmarks of western societies. It was the desire to have a fully participatory society that motivated the...Nation states and the approach to ‘big oil’
Well for a country that has been blessed with oil it certainly is a rather interesting premise and provocative one at that. But what exactly is meant here? And is this a hostile position against...End of Iran nuclear deal: No more business as usual
With the end of the Iranian nuclear deal it becomes important to consider what actions will be taken by the clerical regime. What are the conditions facing Tehran at the moment and what might their...Iran and the Gulf: Let’s start with facts and then move forward
Contrary to commonly held perceptions, the US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal has been well received in many capitals. The perspective of the Middle East — particularly the sentiments and...Did we not learn anything from Munich Agreement?
For those who have never heard of the Munich Agreement it's stated purpose was to guarantee peace, a preservation of the status quo for the international world order, and above all to finally settle...