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Palestine puts FIFA in a bind

Palestine puts FIFA in a bind

By James M. Dorsey The perennial dispute between Israel and Palestine has put world soccer body FIFA in a bind. With FIFA groping on how to deal with Israeli West Bank settlement teams playing in Israeli leagues in violation of the soccer body’s rules, FIFA seems doomed if it does and doomed if it doesn’t. […]

The pope in Egypt: Tiptoeing through a minefield

The pope in Egypt: Tiptoeing through a minefield

By James M. Dorsey Billed as a bid to stimulate inter-faith dialogue, Pope Francis, on a visit to Egypt, is tiptoeing through a religious and geopolitical minefield. Designed to improve the fragile position of Christians and other minorities in the Middle East, North Africa and the larger Muslim world, the pope is walking a tightrope […]

FIFA Congress: An Israeli-Palestinian battleground JD

FIFA Congress: An Israeli-Palestinian battleground JD

By James M. Dorsey Next month’s annual congress of world soccer body FIFA is likely to become the first international forum since US President Donald J. Trump took office to debate Israel’s controversial settlement policy on the occupied West Bank. Israeli efforts to prevent FIFA from debating and possibly censoring it for allowing soccer teams […]

Towards a New World Order in Eurasia: The 21st Century’s Great Game

Towards a New World Order in Eurasia: The 21st Century’s Great Game

By James M. Dorsey Abstract The 21st century’s Great Game is about the creation of a new Eurasia-centred world. It locks China, Russia, India, Japan and Europe into what is an epic battle. Yet, they are not the only players. While US President Donald J. Trump’s policies are still largely shrouded in mystery, early indications […]

L’Association Issil lance son nouveau projet artistique « Le partage »

L’Association Issil lance son nouveau projet artistique « Le partage »

L’Association Issil lance son nouveau projet artistique « Le partage » L’Association Issil pour le théâtre et l’animation culturelle a lancé son nouveau projet artistique pour l’année 2017 en partenariat avec la Fondation Friedrich Ebert (FES). Il s’agit de la  pièce de théâtre « Le partage » qui est l’élément principal d’une caravane de sensibilisation sur les femmes et […]

Towards a New World Order in Eurasia: The 21st Century’s Great Game

Towards a New World Order in Eurasia: The 21st Century’s Great Game

By James M. Dorsey Remarks at conference on Regional Cooperation Initiatives in the Asia-Pacific and the Emergence of New Eurasian Geopolitics, Centre on Asia and Globalisation, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy One thing this week’s US air strikes in Syria highlight is the fact that the sands are continuously shifting as regional and […]

Saudi-Iranian rivalry fuels potential nuclear race JD

Saudi-Iranian rivalry fuels potential nuclear race JD

By James M. Dorsey Saudi Arabia is developing nuclear energy and potentially a nuclear weapons capability. The Saudi focus on nuclear serves various of the kingdom’s goals: diversification of its economy, reduction of its dependence on fossil fuels, countering a potential future Iranian nuclear capability, and enhancing efforts to ensure that Saudi Arabia rather than […]

المجلة العالميّة ” Multicultural Echoes Literary Magazine” تحتضن نصوصاً عربيّة

المجلة العالميّة ” Multicultural Echoes Literary Magazine” تحتضن نصوصاً عربيّة

      عن جامعة شيكاغو الأمريكيّة ((CSU في ولاية كاليفورنيا في الولايات المتحدة الأمريكيّة صدر العدد الثامن من مجلّة “Multicultural Echoesm Literary Magazine“( أصداء تلاقي الثقافة(،وهي مجلة أدبية متخصّصة تصدر بعدّة لغات،منها: الإنجليزيّة/العربيّة/الإسبانيّة،الفرنسيّة،الإيطاليّة،اليابانيّة،وغيرها) بإشراف جهات عالميّة متخصّصة من أكثر من لغة وجنسيّة،وهي تصدر عن جامعة شيكاغو الأمريكيّة((CSU في ولاية كاليفورنيا.      وترأس تحريرها الأستاذة الدكتورة ” […]

Four Poems .. By Syrian Poet Suhaib Alanjarini – Translated by : Nizar Sartawi

Four Poems .. By Syrian Poet Suhaib Alanjarini – Translated by : Nizar Sartawi

Four Poems By Syrian Poet Suhaib Alanjarini Translated by Nizar Sartawi   –  A Universe I do understand the universe, understand it as I please: the stars are my mother’s friends the pines my father’s shadow, the birds’ chirps my re-echo. ~ ~ ~ ~ – A Song   On the stairs of time is […]

Iraq: 3000 tribal sheikhs call for protection of Camp Liberty residents

Iraq: 3000 tribal sheikhs call for protection of Camp Liberty residents

by : Keyvan Salami 3,000 Iraqi tribal sheikhs issued a statement declaring: “We, members of the National Council for Tribes of Iraq and signatories of this statement consider the full eviction of the Iranian regime from Iraq as the sole practical solution to end the massacres in Iraq and other countries of the region. We […]

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