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In A Sign Of A Shifting Middle East Dynamic, Israel & Bahrain Sign Agreement Normalizing Diplomatic Ties

President Donald Trump announced on September 11 that Bahrain would establish full diplomatic relations with Israel, following the United Arab Emirates, in...

Iran Issues Arrest Warrant Against President Trump In Response To General Qasem Soleimani’s Killing By US Drone Strike

Iran has issued an arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump over the drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in...

Iranian Parliament Passes Sweeping Anti-Israel Legislation

The Iranian parliament (Majlis) approved a bill on May 18 including a list of measures against Israel, such as the establishment of...

OurWeek In Politics (March 4, 2020-March 11, 2020

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. In Democratic Super Tuesday Primary Race, Joe Biden and...

OurWeek in Politics (May 6, 2019-May 13, 2019)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. President Trump's Tax Returns Leaked, Revealing Decade of Business...

OurWeek in Politics (March 19, 2019-March 26, 2019)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. The Long-Awaited Mueller Report Is Released, Finding No Direct...

“Geo-economics of Saudi Vision 2030” Video Response

This video by CaspianReport discusses "Saudi Vision 2030," a plan proposed by the government of Saudi Arabia that seeks to reduce the countries dependence...

History of US Policy In The Middle East

Ever since its founding as a nation nearly 250 years ago, the US has pursued a destructive, imperialistic, and aggressive policy towards the Middle...

OurWeek In Politics (7/15-7/22/18)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week 1. President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Meet in Helinski For Controversial Summit Amid...

“Gaza Strip border crisis” Video Response

This video by CaspianReport discusses the ongoing border disputes between Israel and the Hamas-based government in the Gaza Strip (one of the two territories...

“Trump’s exit from the Iran nuclear deal” Video Response

This video by CaspianReport discusses President Donald Trump's decision to unilaterally withdraw from the Iranian nuclear agreement. On May 8, President Donald Trump pulled...

“Saudi Arabia’s anti-corruption purge” Video Response

This video by CaspianReport discusses the recent anti-corruption purge undertaken by the government of Saudi Arabia. On November 4, 2017, several Saudi Arabian business...

OurWeek In Politics (3/25-4/1/18)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. US Expels 60 Russian diplomats in Response to UK nerve agent attack On March 26,...

OurWeek In Politics (2/11-2/18/18)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Florida School Shooting Leave 17 Dead, 15 Wounded On February 14, a mass shooting...

Lebanon Country Profile

One of the most unstable countries in the Middle East is Lebanon. Officially known as the Lebanese Republic, Lebanon is a parliamentary republic located...

Morocco Country Profile

Arguably one of the most stable countries in the Middle East is Morocco. Officially known as the Kingdom of Morocco, Morocco is a Constitutional...

“Origins of the crisis in Yemen” Video Response

This video by CaspianReport discusses the background of the current political crisis in Yemen. Yemen is located in the Southwestern part of the Middle...

Palestine Country Profile

One of the most notable countries in the Middle East is Palestine. Officially known as the State of Palestine, Palestine is a Parliamentary Republic...

“Decline of the Ottoman Empire” Video Response

This video by CaspianReport discusses the decline of the Ottoman Empire during the late 19th and early 20th Century. The Ottoman Empire was an...

Ideal US foreign Policy in the Middle East

A major debate within public policy is the ideal foreign policy that the US should follow with regards to the Middle East. some argue...

Eleven Things You Need To Know About Islam

Islam is the second-largest religion in the world and is becoming increasingly prominent in the United States and parts of Europe. Even though Islam...

ISIS: How and Where they Came From

One major foreign policy issue facing the world over the past few years is the rise of ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria)....

“Why Iran Should Get the Bomb” Article Review

In his most recent Foreign Affairs article “Why Iran Should Get the Bomb,” political scientist Kenneth Waltz explores the background behind the debate over...

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OurWeek In Politics (October 14, 2020-October 21, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. 2020 Elections: Republicans On Offense In...

2020 Election: Early Voting, Absentee Votes, Exceed 2016 Total In Majority Of States

Early Voting counts show a record level of civic participation before Election Day. The tens of millions of ballots already cast show highly...

Coronavirus Relief Negotiations Stall As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Comes Out Against Proposed Relief Bill

Congressional negotiations on a substantial Coronavirus relief bill took a modest step forward on October 20, though time is running out and...

In Victory For Voting Rights Advocates, US Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Pennsylvania’s Mail-In Ballot Counting Procedures

The Supreme Court turned down an appeal from Pennsylvania’s Republican leaders on October 19 and left in place a ruling that says...