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Shehab Al-Makahleh
Shehab Al-Makahleh

Shehab Al-Makahleh is Director of Geostrategic Media Center, senior media and political analyst in the Middle East, adviser to many international consultancies. He can be reached at: @shehabmakahleh and @Geostrat_ME

COLUMNISTS
Shehab Al-Makahleh
Shehab Al-Makahleh

Shehab Al-Makahleh is Director of Geostrategic Media Center, senior media and political analyst in the Middle East, adviser to many international consultancies. He can be reached at: @shehabmakahleh and @Geostrat_ME

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Populism and protectionism, prelude to economic and political warfare

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Seismic populist and protectionist shifts the world is witnessing threaten to pave the way for an ...

Jordan pays price for advocating peace in Syria, defending Jerusalem identity

Thursday, 16 August 2018

Many Jordanians believe that what has happened thus far in Al-Fuhais and Al-Salt is to dissuade ...

The new Syria amidst conflicting regional, international interests

Friday, 10 August 2018

On August 2, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told reporters: “From our perspective, ...

Is the world ready for eco-refugee waves?

Saturday, 04 August 2018

The upshots of ecological changes may cause the movement of more than 25-30 million people in the ...

The cost of Middle East wars, $11 trillion and rising

Friday, 27 July 2018

Military conflicts have caused huge death toll and enormous economic, military, environmental, ...

Syria’s encrypted messages to Jordan

Friday, 20 July 2018

Regional geopolitical requirements, along with internal political and security concerns, have been ...

Could Iran implode?

Saturday, 14 July 2018

The current pandemonium in the Middle East displays so many poignant chunks as to opaque rudimentary ...

How China built strategic alliances with Iran and Turkey

Thursday, 05 July 2018

Thanks to war in Syria, which turned Turkey from the state of rivalry to Iran to be a friend not ...

Will Russia play Iran card during Syria reconstruction talks?

Monday, 18 June 2018

After seven years of war in Syria, which has already thwarted the Chinese and the Iranian attempts ...

Israel, Jordan fear escalation as Russia seeks provincial division in Syria

Friday, 15 June 2018

The recent trouble in Jordan would pave the way for the Syrian army and its allies to move South ...

Russia-US rivalry, a new form of non-conventional war in Europe

Monday, 04 June 2018

There are three main circles of conflict that will form the strategic world map until the middle of ...

Reasons behind US-EU rift over Iran nuclear deal

Friday, 25 May 2018

US President Donald Trump’s pullout declaration from the multilateral nuclear deal with Iran ...

Disputes over Iraq and Syria: Strategies and ramifications

Friday, 11 May 2018

Disputes in the Middle East cannot be resolved unilaterally. They can only be tackled collectively, ...

Why sanctions against Russia do not work?

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Economic and financial sanctions have become a major policy tool nowadays against countries that are ...

Turkey’s rapprochement with Iran, tactical or strategic?

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

At a time when relations between the traditional rivals of the US and Russia do not seem well with ...

The impact of Pyongyang-Washington talks on Tehran

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

From March 25 to 28, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un paid a sudden visit which surprised the world; ...

Is Turkey preparing to replace US military base in Qatar?

Sunday, 18 March 2018

Few days ago, Qatar signed an agreement with Turkey to establish a naval base which will include a ...

Denotations of Saudi Crown Prince’s visit to the US

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of ...

What the Middle East expects from Russia’s Putin

Thursday, 01 March 2018

On March 18, Russians will go through the process of (re)electing their president Vladimir Putin for ...

Did Jordan king visit Moscow to avert disaster in the region?

Sunday, 18 February 2018

The moment his plane landed in Moscow on February 15, Russian media broadcast the king while saying: ...

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