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Another Arab spring on the way? Tunisia bears the brunt of the Brotherhood’s failure

Another Arab spring on the way? Tunisia bears the brunt of the Brotherhood’s failure

The Muslim Brotherhood fails dismally at running a country, destroying Tunisia as the Hezbollah did in Lebanon. What lies ahead? Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi, 23/08/2021 12:19
Crisis in Tunisia: The Brotherhood’s trail of failures

Crisis in Tunisia: The Brotherhood’s trail of failures

People attacked and burned part of the headquarters of the Brotherhood movement, which holds the parliamentary majority. Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi, 13/08/2021 14:48
Afghanistan in the wake of the US withdrawal

Afghanistan in the wake of the US withdrawal

The major players in the Afghanistan situation would do well to make sure the Taliban keep the idea of an Islamic Emirate at bay. Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi , 06/08/2021 08:52
Milestones that bring us closer to our goal

Milestones that bring us closer to our goal

The UAE has never said that establishing relations with Israel would bring peace to the Middle East. It is not in the hands of the UAE Op-edDr. Salem AlKetbi, 29/07/2021 15:00
Behind the escalation between the Iranian mullahs and the US

Behind the escalation between the Iranian mullahs and the US

Pres. Biden, who has prioritized ending US involvement in conflict zones, faces a new crisis in Iraq that could cause US casualties. Op-ed..Dr. Salem AlKetbi , 19/07/2021 16:00
The UAE and the so-called ‘national sin’

The UAE and the so-called ‘national sin’

Hamas has the right to say what it wants on regional or international developments. We can, however object and denounce as we wiish.Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi , 16/07/2021 16:31
Biden and Khamenei’s nail-biting game

Biden and Khamenei’s nail-biting game

Irani's mullahs are gradually moving to the final stage of their North Korean-style brinkmanship strategy, upping the heat on the US. Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi, 11/07/2021 11:00
How does a more radical Iran think?

How does a more radical Iran think?

What is happening now is that for the first time, the Iranian regime is devoid of so-called moderates or reformists. Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi , 06/07/2021 09:38
Iran’s nuclear progress: the genie and the lamp

Iran’s nuclear progress: the genie and the lamp

Things will not go back to square one, no matter what the West does, but it had better act, as the genie is breaking out of the lamp. Op-edDr. Salem AlKetbi, 18/06/2021 16:00
The voice of reason goes unheard

The voice of reason goes unheard

Wars can be started much more easily than making peace. Peace is sought by those with future visions of development and construction. Op-ed.Dr.Salem AlKetbi, 10/06/2021 10:43
No choice but a final peace

No choice but a final peace

The world wants to find a specific authority to address the Palestinian Arab issue and begin to work on a real and final peace. Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi , 04/06/2021 13:30
The vicious circle in the Middle East - rule by terror organizations instead of states

The vicious circle in the Middle East - rule by terror organizations instead of states

The question many are asking is why has stability in the Middle East become subject to groups and organizations and not states? Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi, 25/05/2021 22:46
The co-existential crisis in the Middle East

The co-existential crisis in the Middle East

Peace through just approaches is neither a utopia nor an impossibility. The condition? A good and strong will to make peace. Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi , 20/05/2021 05:47
Zarif’s leaked audio imbroglio

Zarif’s leaked audio imbroglio

This crisis reflects the conflict between people and not the principles of the regime and the revolution. Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi, 11/05/2021 18:39
A brand new cold war?

A brand new cold war?

What really lies behind the mutual expulsion of diplmats and not so veiled threats between Russia and the USA? Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi, 05/05/2021 11:23
A new world order: clash or coexistence?

A new world order: clash or coexistence?

Washington’s relations with Beijing and Moscow are far more important and serious than the complexity of their conceptual differences.Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi, 29/04/2021 15:32
The Middle East can not put up with repeated Western diplomatic missteps

The Middle East can not put up with repeated Western diplomatic missteps

Things will get out of hand if the US continues to search for a way to appease the mullahs, putting its loyal allies in danger. Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi , 11/04/2021 21:00
Reflecting on the Pope’s visit to Iraq

Reflecting on the Pope’s visit to Iraq

Pope Francis’ visit to Iraq in March is historic It is the first of its kind, reflecitng his belief in human brotherhood. Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi, 23/03/2021 13:00
“The trapped Cat” and the acquisition of  nuclear weapons

“The trapped Cat” and the acquisition of nuclear weapons

Alll negotiations aimed at postponing 'the trapped Cat' - Iran - from gaining nuclear weapons are merely pain relievers. Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi , 26/02/2021 09:00
Iran's June elections: a decisive moment for the mullahs

Iran's June elections: a decisive moment for the mullahs

Not only Israel and the PA have elections soon, the president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, has 6 months left in office and can't run again.Op-edDr. Salem AlKetbi , 21/02/2021 19:47
The interesting American position on the nuclear deal

The interesting American position on the nuclear deal

The issue is no longer a blank check, as the mullahs had been thinking for months.Opinion.Dr. Salem AlKetbi , 06/02/2021 18:58
Iran’s new negotiating strategy

Iran’s new negotiating strategy

The mullahs are speaking about not rushing the American return to the nuclear accord. What are they really seeking and why? Opinion.Dr. Salem AlKetbi, 29/01/2021 14:00
Red rag from Iran or message to President Biden?

Red rag from Iran or message to President Biden?

Does the Iranian missile strike near USS Nimitz have anything to do with the new US president?. The answer is probably yes. Opinion.Dr. Salem AlKetbi, 24/01/2021 22:00
The ultimate loss for the US

The ultimate loss for the US

The deep rifts that have affected American society as a result of this unprecedented political conflict must surely be addressed. Op-ed.Salem AlKetbi, 19/01/2021 15:00
The new era in Europe

The new era in Europe

The common European model of leadership, policies and decision-making will inevitably be impacted by key-member UK's departure.. Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi , 11/01/2021 08:00
The so-called Iranian revenge: What strategy?

The so-called Iranian revenge: What strategy?

The wide gap between the mullahs’ threats and the reality of their highly calculated behavior is a well thought-out strategy. Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi , 06/01/2021 11:30
Biden, the nuclear deal and the dicey decision

Biden, the nuclear deal and the dicey decision

An unconditional return to the structurally and fundamentlly flawed Iran agreement would be a major political win for the mullahs. Op-ed..Dr. Salem AlKetbi , 01/01/2021 03:00