Category Jordan

Iran & Assad Regime Reportedly Near A Deal To Allow Tehran To Build Military Base At Syrian/Mediterranean Port Of Latakia

Iran & Assad Regime Reportedly Near A Deal To Allow Tehran To Build Military Base At Syrian/Mediterranean Port Of Latakia http://www.fortunascorner.com           Barney Breen writes in the Mach 10, 2017 edition of the Jerusalem Post, that “Iran is on the verge of reaching a deal with the ‘regime’ of Syrian ‘President Assad […]

Two Articles/Studies: ‘Iran’s Assad Regime;’ & ‘The Pitfalls Of Relying On Kurdish Forces To Counter ISJIS’

Iran’s Assad Regime The Pitfalls of Relying on Kurdish Forces to Counter ISIS_ Both studies were produced by the Institute For The Study Of War; and can be accessed at the links provided above.  V/R, RCP

What An Egyptian-Iranian Thaw Would Mean For U.S. Foreign Policy In The Region

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/322293-what-an-egyptian-iranian-thaw-would-mean-for-us-foreign What An Egyptian-Iranian Thaw Would Mean For U.S. Foreign Policy In The Region BY HAISAM HASSANEIN AND WESAM HASSANEIN, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR – 03/04/17 09:00 AM EST 6 51 51   © Getty Images The Trump administration has adopted an aggressive approach towards Iran.  It seeks to establish a unified front of Arab Sunni states against Iranian […]

Detachment A: Clandestine Special Forces Missions From Berlin To Iran

Detachment A: Clandestine Special Forces Missions From Berlin To Iran By Det-a Book Authors, www.detachment-a.org View Original February 6th, 2017 It was the early 1970’s, at Andrews Barracks in Berlin, where a stern looking Special Forces Sergeant Major paced down the hallway for roll call. Daily army accountability formations are normally held outside, but due to the […]

The Colonels Shaping Trump’s Middle East Policy

Excerpt: These are “not guys who stopped paying attention to the Middle East when Obama came into office,” Pollack said. “They are well aware that Iran-backed militias are not attacking the US [in Iraq]. That is not lost on midlevel officers.” The issue, Pollack said, is how much influence they will have. “These are really […]

Russia And The Philippines Plan ‘War Games,’ As Two Of Putin’s Ships Make A Rare Stop In Manila; Russian Admiral Hints At Russia/China/Philippines, & Maybe Malaysia Conducting Joint Naval Exercises At Some Future Point

Russia And The Philippines Plan ‘War Games,’ As Two Of Putin’s Ships Make A Rare Stop In Manila; Russian Admiral Hints At Russia/China/Philippines, & Maybe Malaysia Conducting Joint Naval Exercises At Some Future Point   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Agency France Presse (AFP), and the Daily Mail Online’s Dave Burke report that Russia and the Philippines have […]

Britain Eyes Renewed Military Engagement East Of Suez

https://www.ft.com/content/3477fe5a-c809-11e6-8f29-9445cac8966f Britain Eyes Renewed Military Engagement East Of Suez Middle East and Asia-Pacific in focus as UK opens facilities in Gulf and Singapore HMS Middelton in Bahrain earlier this year © Reuters Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Whatsapp Email 6 Save 3 HOURS AGO by: Jeevan Vasagar in Singapore More than four decades after a sweeping British military withdrawal […]

A New American Grand Strategy: By General Jim Mattis

A New American Grand Strategy by General Jim Mattis Thursday, February 26, 2015 http://www.hoover.org/research/new-american-grand-strategy Image credit: Barbara Kelley The world is awash in change. The international order, so painstakingly put together by the greatest generation coming home from mankind’s bloodiest conflict, is under increasing stress. It was created with elements we take for granted: the United Nations, […]

British Prime Minister Says Saudi Intelligence Has Saved Hundreds Of Lives In The U.K.

British Prime Minister Says Saudi Intelligence Has Saved Hundreds Of Lives In The U.K. http://www.fortunascorner.com      The daily pan-Arab newspaper, Asharq al-Awsat has an article today, December 8, 2016, whereby British Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed that intelligence received in the past from Saudi Arabia has saved potentially hundreds of lives in the United […]

Which Nations Could Be Next To Join The Global Nuclear Club?

Which Nations Could Be Next To Join The Global Nuclear Club? NOVEMBER 25, 2016 1:43 PM Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. If President-elect Donald Trump scraps the Iranian nuclear accord,   WASHINGTON  — The global club of nuclear weapons states now stands at nine, but if President-elect Donald Trump rips up a nuclear deal […]