Tag Archives: Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Middle East of Inconsistencies

June 19, 2017 “Pact of the League of Arab States” defines the purpose of the League as achieving close collaboration between Member States to safeguard their independence and sovereignty. Articles 5. and 6. of the Pact state the following: Advertisements

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A Roadmap to End the Syria Conflict

November 16, 2015 On September 28, hours after having delivered clashing remarks, Presidents Obama and Putin met on the sidelines of the 70th United Nations General Assembly. Three days later, on September 30, Russia started airstrikes in Syria. A month … Continue reading

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Escalation in Yemen

15 April 2015 The fighting in Yemen no doubt reminds Turks of a beautiful but sad folk song (Lament of Yemen) mourning the loss of thousands of Turkish soldiers in this far away part of the Ottoman Empire during the … Continue reading

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Middle East Desperate for a Course Correction

10 April 2015 President Obama has again spoken to Thomas L. Friedman of the New York Times. Although the interview essentially aimed at reassuring the people of Israel and Congressional opponents that the framework agreed upon in Lausanne represents the … Continue reading

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Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the Middle East Fratricide

7 February 2015 According to OIC’s official website, the Organization and its Secretary General issued twelve statements of condemnation during the past month. Five of these were related to developments in non-OIC countries such as the terrorist attack on Charlie … Continue reading

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