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Saudi Arabia Vs. Iran – The Globalist’s Top 6

From politics to religion, The Globalist presents its top features on Saudi Arabia and Iran.

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Obama’s Syria Policy: The Illusion of US Power in the Middle East

The cost of letting US policy be determined primarily by the ambitions of Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

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A Rare Saudi-Iranian Détente: No Soccer, Please!

When sports loses its conflict-transcending character: Saudi and Iranian religious scholars agree that football poses a threat.

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How the United States and UK Risk Their Global Goodwill

Britain is not alone in paying a price for its strategic isolationism. International disillusionment with the US has also begun.

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Turkey’s Warming Ties With Iran

The two countries appear to be compartmentalizing their shared and divergent interests in Syria and Iraq.

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UAE Vs. Saudi: Fighting for the Soul of Islam

In a battle of the paymasters, the UAE leads frontal assault on Saudi-backed ultra-conservative movements.

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Shunning Egypt’s Al Sisi?

The West was not only happy to flirt with Mubarak. It is also still in bed with plenty of bad guys.

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TTIP: Yes or No? — A Brief Checklist

Plenty of reasons why Europeans should be very wary to conclude this trade deal with the US.

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TTIP: Why the Rush?

Reflections on the negotiating style of the United States.

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The Continuing Syrian Tragedy

Continuing violence in Syria is the most severe indictment of the international community’s ability to provide for peace and security.

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