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13/09/2013

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 30 Aug ­ – 6 September 2013

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Prospective US intervention in Syria:  The harshness of the dilemma now facing President Obama is becoming clearer (even if its resolution of it remains obscure).

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06/09/2013

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 23 – 30 August 2013

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“It’s … as if US leaders have learned nothing, and forgotten nothing in the past decade: They want to topple foreign leaders they regard as

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30/08/2013

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 16 – 23 August 2013

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Perhaps the most significant event this week was the writing of an article. It was penned by the leading Israeli military analyst, Alex Fishman, in the

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23/08/2013

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 9 – 16 August 2013

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The expected has now occurred:  a massacre of Muslim Brotherhood supporters by General Sisi of such fierceness that he well may have imagined the cowed, and psychologically-seared,

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16/08/2013

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 2 ­- 9 August 2013

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As Ramadan comes to its end, this commentary takes an overview of where the region stands now in the face of the three tectonic plates (principal strategic

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09/08/2013

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 26 July – 2 August 2013

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The signal from Iran is unmistakeable:  It seems that Mohammad Javad Zarif will be Foreign Minister. Zarif spent five years as Ambassador to the UN in NY from

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