IS in West Asia: regional and global implications


September 14 2014

The capture of the Iraqi city of Mosul and surrounding areas in June 2014 drew the world’s attention of the sudden rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria/the Levant (variously called the ISIS, ISIS or IS). Since then, this monster was allowed to  Read More...

Category(Middle East  )



A bloody reckoning for the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt


August 26 2013

Deplorable though the violence is, much of it stems from the organisation\'s extremism. Read More...

Category(Arab Spring  )



A bloody reckoning for the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt


August 26 2013

Deplorable though the violence is, much of it stems from the organisation\'s extremism. Read More...

Category(Syria  )



Palestine not for sale


August 04 2013

When I interviewed Late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in 1997 it was at a very odd time 1:30 am ,at Rashpati Bhawan , during his visit to India. Read More...

Category(Palastine  )



Egypt’s Real Revolution has begun


July 05 2013

The rapidly developing situation in Egypt and the ouster of President Mohammad Morsi has puzzled many and belied expectations of those who ..... Read More...

Category(Arab Spring  )



GAMES THEY PLAY WITH SYRIA: INDIA CAN PLAY A KEY ROLE


March 12 2013

When the first suicidal operation erupted in Syria last year, it was a clear message to the people of Syria. The bombings announced the arrival of Al-Qaeda and its affiliated criminal outfits, trained and brain-washed in Afghanistan and Iraq, into pea Read More...

Category(Syria  )



The worst is yet to come


November 25 2012

Till 25 minutes after 9.00 pm, the deadline for the ceasefire between the Israeli army and Palestinian fighters, both sides kept on firing so that they don’t become the first one to abide by the decision. A sign of how fragile the  Read More...

Category(Palastine  )



Waiel Awwad: A clash of global interests is playing out in Syria


October 16 2012

Tumult in Syria has been protracted and violent, apparently traversing a different trajectory from counterparts in Egypt and Tunisia. India-based Syrian journalist Waiel Awwad spoke with Sameer Arshad about why Syria\'s struggle has become so agg Read More...

Category(Syria  Arab Spring  )



Syria: sailing amidst the storm


August 29 2012

While innocent Syrian people bloods is still spelling on the Syrian soil ,irrespective whether of civilians ,security personnel or army officers , I am Read More...

Category(Syria  )



Syria and the Beasts


August 29 2012

Ever since the crisis in Syria erupted in southern city of Deraa, almost a year ago, many western capitals signed off president Bashar Alassad and talked of regime change Read More...

Category(Syria  )