Israel’s Hefty Military Might Heavily Reinforced by US Weapons

Marines with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit conduct a live-fire training exercise aboard dock landing ship…

Saudi Arabia, Under Fire for Civilian Killings, is Largest Buyer of US Arms

By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS. 14 September 2023 (IDN) — Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s…

Saudi Arabia Seeks Civilian Nuclear Program in Return for Ties with Israel By Thalif Deen

UNITED NATIONS. 24 August 2023 (IDN) — The US continues its backdoor negotiations to broker a…

Should Military Leaders be Barred from Addressing the UN? By Thalif Deen

– A rash of military coups in African countries — including Burkina Faso, Sudan, Guinea, Mali,…

When politics spark smiles and trigger loud laughter

The author sharing a joke with President Ronald Reagan at the White House reception and dinner…

Guns for Hire? A Season for Mercenaries By Thalif Deen

Just after a band of mercenaries tried to oust the government in the Maldives back in…

Will Israeli-Saudi Rapprochement be Linked to an Eventual Nuclear Deal? By Thalif Deen

Photo: Al-Masjid an-Nabawi, known in English as The Prophet’s Mosque, in the city of Medina in…

UN Chief Refuses to List Israel for Killings of Children By Thalif Deen

UNITED NATIONS 22 June 2023 (IDN) — UN Secretary-General António Guterres, in his annual report on Children…