Last April a relatively small European country – Armenia delivered a great lesson for all developing democracies how to stand up for its values. Citizens of this ex-soviet republic did not want to be fooled again and all united around one opposition leader – Nikol Pashinyan. This happened after the former president – Serzh Sargsyan... Continue Reading →
Relationship between the United States and Iran in the past decades was complicated. One of the reasons was Iranian nuclear program, however the historic deal which was concluded in 2015 might get cancelled. In this article we will analyze this agreement in a broader scope.
The passing year was by far one of the most turbulent one in international politics. While millions of people around the world are busy with buying Christmas gifts, making plans for the New Year`s Eve, politicians are speeding up their deals which shall be closed by the year-end. One of these examples is the amendment... Continue Reading →
Syria is in ruins. Millions of people are displaced due to the ongoing war. Thousands are dead. However Bashar Al Assad remained in power. According to the latest news the army of the IS was defeated and the governmental army took over a great part of the country. This week, the Russian President Vladimir Putin... Continue Reading →
Several events of the past week marked certain milestones in the history. In this weekly brief we will refresh your memory and underline the importance of these events. Saad Hariri is back Guess who is back to Lebanon? After mysterious departure to Saudi Arabia and his statement of resignation – Saad Hariri is back to... Continue Reading →
Last week was remarkable not only because the Italian national team did not qualify for the World Cup in Russia, but also because the oldest ruling leader might not celebrate his 37th anniversary in power. On November 14 several military units entered the capital of Zimbabwe – Harare. On the next day the military informed... Continue Reading →
The latest development in the Middle East alarm the general public and especially the growing tension between Iran and Saudi Arabia complicate the situation. Our contributor Vanand Meliksetian presents his view on happenings in Saudi Arabia.