No, the US isn’t abandoning the Kurds in Syria

A Syrian partner force element fire their AK-47 (Avomat Kalashnikov) rifles on a firing line in controlled bursts during an advanced marksmanship training event with Coalition Forces instructors in support of Combined Joint Task Force–Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) in the … Read More

The Middle East vortex may become even worse

The Middle East is a collection of countries that, by and large, do not work and play well together. It is not going to get better any time soon. A half-century ago, the author received his first real taste of … Read More

Israeli concerns about Chinese weapons in Middle East

A study published by the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) at Tel Aviv University has reviewed the history of arms deals between China, some Arab countries and Iran. China’s arms exports to the Middle East began in the mid-1970s, and by 2017 it … Read More

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