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Walid Phares
Walid Phares

Dr Walid Phares is a Middle East expert, author and former Donald Trump foreign policy advisor. He serves as a Co-Secretary General of the Transatlantic Parliamentary Group.

The UAE-Israel Abraham Accord is the mother of all deals

The world was shocked by the stunning announcement by US President Donald Trump this week that the United States had moderated talks between the UAE and Israel leading to a “peace deal” between the...

Iran’s coronavirus strategy: Neglect its people, revive its proxies

Iran’s strategies to ride the recent wave of events, both in the region and with the United States, is on the minds of many observers of the Middle East.Before the coronavirus outbreak, Iran was...

The Mohammed bin Salman vision is strategic

As the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visits Washington to conduct meetings at the White House and with US leaders, critics and supporters compete to frame the achievements of the young royal,...

Expanding Iran’s borders: the marching threat

Mullah-dominated Iran has military influence over a thousand miles of borders...

The Khomeinist Dome: Iran’s larger nuclear strategy

The “dome” is a complex integration of Iranian foreign policy: Terrorism backing, using financial luring and exploiting Western weaknesses...

Arab state’s ‘Iran problem’ is reflected in Washington

The Saudis, backed by the UAE, Bahrain, signified to the Obama administration that a red line was crossed...

Washington’s erring in al-Qaeda’s jihadist jungle

The recent closures of more than 22 U.S. embassies and diplomatic sites across the Middle East and North Africa, as a result of an al-Qaeda communications intercept, is the subject of a growing...

Nile of democracy will flood jihadists of Egypt

As soon as the Egyptian military asked President Mohammed Mursi to step down and dismantle his Muslim Brotherhood regime, millions in the streets of Cairo and other Egyptian cities and towns...