Despite domestic opposition in both Iran and the US, broad self-interest including China’s concerns about nuclear weapons proliferation in the Middle East point towards reinvigoration of the JCPOA — but not quite yet.
Arab Digest · Syria and a way to end the war
The Chinese foreign minister visited six countries in seven days, signing a mega-deal with Iran while cementing economic, military and diplomatic relations everywhere he went.
Arab Digest · Stepping Stones to a Secure Middle East
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Warm diplomatic currents from the White House are stimulating frenetic diplomatic activity from the Mediterranean to the Gulf; on the Yemen war front Saudi Arabia turns to Turkey for drones to try and turn the tide.
We conclude our look at the Airwars 2020 Report on civilian harm caused by air and artillery attacks with Iraq, Libya and Yemen.
With the publication of their annual report Airwars once again puts the focus on aerial warfare and artillery attacks on civilians whose death and injuries would otherwise go unacknowledged and unaccountable.
Egypt and Israel are moving forward quickly and cooperatively to exploit each country’s huge offshore gas reserves.
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