Back in October, President Donald Trump announced on television that he will withdraw the U.S. from their Joint Agreement signed with the European Union and Iran (JTCoA). It was no surprise to me that Trump did not have the courtesy, or diplomatic sensibilities to advise his [continue reading].
Middle East Politics
With ‘no’ votes from permanent members Russia and China, the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday failed to adopt a resolution that would, according to press reports, have imposed sanctions against parties using chemical weapons in war-torn Syria. While nine of the [continue reading].
It was just one year ago media headlines announced that “Obama’s ultimatums to Putin fall on deaf ears.” Well, the tables have turned, and now it appears Obama has a case of the Russian “I can’t hear you’s.” As tensions continue to ramp [continue reading].
The onerous price tag for cancelling might help explain the resistance of the Liberal government to growing calls by critics to cancel the $14.8-billion contract reached by the Tories. The government of Canada would be on the hook for a multi-billion-dollar cancellation penalty [continue reading].
Launching Alistair Reign News on YouTube has given us the means to bring more video content to expand on the stories and reports published on our News blog. Alistair Reign News online has a focus on human right’s violations, politics of global importance, humanitarians [continue reading].
My continued research into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has led me into some very murky waters. It is well-known that the US presidents, British Ministers and Saudi Kings have a special “ménage à trois“ enabling and protecting their self-serving, highly profitable [continue reading].
This petition was started by myself, Alistair Reign, and I am calling on all of my readers, from every country, to add your voice to this important campaign, asking Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau to stop Canada from contributing to Saudi’s war crimes on the Yemeni [continue reading].
There is a new online resource that is putting the world news on the map; The World on The Map is a cartographic project aiming to put the world news on the map for a better understanding of current events, historical facts, geopolitical challenges and cultural issues in the [continue reading].
The resulting documentary — Saudi Arabia Uncovered — is a rare window into the Saudi kingdom, with stunning undercover footage as its backbone. It’s a combination of footage filmed by Yasser, and clips from other activists who are filming and posting things on their own, [continue reading].
The U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday unanimously passed two resolutions to increase pressure on the Obama administration to do more to stop Islamic State terrorists and to help the people of Syria. The first resolution accuses Syrian President Bashar al-Assad [continue reading].
Backers, allies, enemies and frenemies of the region laid out in 90 seconds. Relationships between countries and non-state actors in the Middle East is complicated. States and groups that claim to be close friends and allies… can actually be enemies… and vice [continue reading].
🔝 Chuck America brings you his perspective on the Middle East crisis. Please do not re-blog, send inquiries and permission to publish this comic strip to Alistair.Reign@Gmail.com, thank [continue reading].