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The nuclear clock keeps ticking: U.S. withdraws from Open Skies Treaty
Whether due to strategic reasons or short-term electoral gains, the United States is embarking on a dangerous arms race with Russia and China
China approves controversial national security legislation for Hong Kong
China’s legislature endorsed a national security law for Hong Kong on Thursday that has prompted new protests in the territory
Trump instructs U.S. Navy to destroy Iranian gunboats
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he has ordered the Navy to “shoot down and destroy” any Iranian gunboats that harass U.S. ships
World conflicts to resurface after the coronavirus pandemic
Once the threat is overcome, previous conflicts will resurface even stronger, sometimes aggravated by the health emergency itself
Violence breaks out in India's capital over new citizenship law
Violence erupted in demonstrations for & against the Citizenship Amendment Act as it makes it easier for non-Muslims from neighboring Muslim-dominated countries to gain Indian citizenship
Trump's “Deal of the century:” Another one hundred years of injustice in Palestine?
The “deal of the century” announced last week pretending to offer a solution to the Palestinian legitimate aspirations has been widely rejected by the international community
Libya and Mediterranean gas, a potential regional flashpoint
The crisis between the U.S., Iran, & Iraq has distracted attention from the war in Libya and the disputes in the eastern Mediterranean, which have a similar potential to trigger an armed conflict
A week of tension, unity, and pain in Tehran
The death of Qassem Soleimani has united the Iranian people as it was shown with the multitudinous expressions of grief and pain observed during the commander’s funerals across the nation
Soleimani’s murder puts the U.S. and Iran on the brink of total war
In order to understand its long-term repercussions, it is necessary to know the nature of his struggle in the last two decades against the United States, Israel, Saudi Arabia, and other allies
Iran retaliates for Qassem Soleimani's killing by firing missiles at U.S. forces in Iraq
Iran launched missiles at U.S.-led forces in Iraq early on Wednesday, retaliating for the U.S. drone strike on an Iranian commander whose killing stoked fears of a new Middle East war