What role does the USAID play in contemporary Egypt after the January 25 Revolution of 2011? Contemporary experts question the US organization's ultimate goals, given that USAID has penetrated Egypt's publishing industry.
The UN Security Council endorsed Libya unity accord. After years of violence and destruction in Libya, UN votes on the agreement between rival political blocs to form a united government. Does this mean a military intervention in the country, given that ISIL expanded in Libya?
Once a serious terrorist attack occurs, such as - the Paris November 13 tragedy, and the Mali attack, which followed a week later - the West and the Islamic world start a fierce dispute to determine who is responsible for the spreading of the terrorist virus.
ISIL grew with full funding and support of the West. Paris attacks raised many questions. Western powers believed that they are far from any threats from these terrorist organizations, believing that flames of terrorism will only burn Muslim countries. All of a sudden terrorism directed itself towards those who helped such organizations.
King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud may visit Russia in first months of 2016. The recent interest of both sides for the bilateral cooperation is a turn for MidEastern politics, given the recent signage of the Iran nuclear deal. This development plays against the US policies in the region.
The job of the recently appointed US anti-ISIL coalition envoy is to negotiate with Syria's neighbors to stop the flow of foreign fighters into the war torn country. But is it a possible mission when these neighbors have their own political agenda, like Turkey and its repressed Kurdish minority, who fight ISIL.
The recent talks on strategy affairs between Egypt and the US raised questions about the future of the relations between the two states amidst a condition of “push and pull” that the country witnesses since the June Revolution. When some considered that the talks would bring the relations back on track, others saw no change in American attitude.