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Another day, another Jihad

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Another day, another Jihad

Another day, another Jihad called on Israel. If you were to ascend to the role of Iran’s highest religious authority, the enshrined and supreme Ayatolah, would you not feel the awful recoil associated with unoriginality when making such an announcement? Despite the Sunni majority in “Palestine,” America’s premier Sunni boogymen, such as ISIS or any of its previous incarnations, have seldom made any signs of aggression towards Israel.  More so, sworn Sunni enemies of Israel like Saudi Arabia and Egypt have exchanged their Jihad calls for business meetings, finding scores of financially beneficial dealings more agreeablel than the traditional practice...

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From Pipelines to Graveyards

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From Pipelines to Graveyards

An oil pipeline plan has the potential to inflict more damage than any natural disaster of which the world has record. For instance, the very thought of one extending from Iran, through Iraq, and into the Mediterranean accessing Syria prompted Arab oil-producing states to funnel bodies and fortunes to Sunni radicals throughout the region – essentially, ISIS and the Syrian “Civil War.” Already amid a collateral damage rich campaign to expand into Syria, NATO member Turkey now finds itself dealing with a new pipeline, one that spans from Israel to Cyprus, through Crete and Greece, and finishing in Italy. On...

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Space Wars of Tomorrow

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Space Wars of Tomorrow

When I consider the unique state the United States found itself in after WW2, as the sole possessor of nuclear weapons, I am reminded of the derivative yet compelling Jordan Peterson quote: “A harmless man is not a good man. A good man is a very dangerous man who has that under voluntary control.” While being deeply critical of even century-old American policies, granting any number of possible and damning conspiracies, an objective viewer should grant that America’s choice to not systematically dismantle existing militaries and exterminate all potential for non-American militaristic growth around the globe was the most moral...

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Signs of Hope in Iraq

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Signs of Hope in Iraq

While many are aware of the story of ISIS, many forget the fractured state Iraq was in before the emergence of the terrorist group. With the capitol firmly rooted in Shiite control, fears of Sunni voter suppression and other forms of legislative discrimination were quickly realized. To the north, Kurdish oil negotiations stalled and the constitutionally guaranteed promise of an independence referendum increasingly grew more unlikely to be fulfilled in a way that satisfied all parties. Essentially, as it had been before the WW1 victors created the state, Iraq was operating as three separate factions. Since the 2005 creation of...

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Assad's PR Dream

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Assad's PR Dream

No one wants to admit this fact, but Bashar Assad has had a few months of good public relations. In recent years, the English trained optician turned “Butcher of Damascus” was most commonly mentioned in Western media in connection with indiscriminate bombing campaigns and chemical weapon deployment. Given such a track record, not many foresaw Assad becoming the last hope of the Syrian Kurds   Since 2014-2015, the Syrian Civil War lacked a key element found in all of history’s Civil Wars: a conflict amongst countrymen. With the rise of ISIS and the Al Nusra front, foreign fighters – mostly...

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