Egypt’s Economic Issues

Many people would not be suprised that the revolutionary events that have been defining Egypt over the last 2 years, have had a very significant impact on the Egpytian economy. This post attempts to highlight how the Egptian economy has been affected by the Revolution.   Tourism Egypt has been well-known as being a popular…

Syrian-Iranian relations — 1979-2013

  What follows is an overview of the Syrian-Iranian relations as they have developed over the decades.              The formative phase of an alliance On the basis of the analysis of Syria’s and Iran’s individual foreign policy principles over the last three to four decades, do Syria and Iran make a strange…

A short introduction to Kuwaiti politics

I have been interested in which countries receive very little news coverage, especially of those in the Middle East. One of those countries is Kuwait. I guess what most people know, if anything, about Kuwait is that Iraq’s Saddam Hussein invaded it during the Second Gulf War in 1990 — followed by the famous US…

Iran’s Foreign Policy Principles

The below is part of an unpublished article I wrote, but did not finish. So rather than not using it, I decided to slightly edit it and share it.  The Islamic Republic of Iran came into existence in 1979. Ruhollah Khomeini became the Supreme Leader, principal decision maker of the country. Whereas the pre-Revolution era…