Neville Teller On Friday, June 18th, 2021

The US leaves Afghanistan to its fate

America Withdraw from Afghanistan Wikimedia Commons by Neville Teller US president Joe Biden has set the iconic date of 9/11 – September 11, 2021, exactly twenty years since the attack by al-Qaeda on More...

Neville Teller On Friday, June 11th, 2021

Iraq: a perilous situation

Iraq’s prime minister, Mustafa al-Kadhimi by Neville Teller Washington has not yet come to terms with the political hot potato it has inherited in Iraq.  Iraq’s prime minister, Mustafa al-Kadhimi, More...

Neville Teller On Friday, June 4th, 2021

The Palestinian dilemma – how much can Egyptian mediation achieve?

GAZA in May 2021 war/ screenshot/ Arab News by Neville Teller High-level talks involving Israel, Hamas, the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Egypt are in full swing. Sponsored by Egypt, the aim is to secure More...

Neville Teller On Friday, May 28th, 2021

A two-state solution the UN rejects

Cyprus /satellite image by Neville Teller The UN’s enthusiastic support for a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian dispute is well attested, but there is a certain two-state solution that the More...

Neville Teller On Friday, May 21st, 2021

Unconditional surrender – re-thinking a forgotten concept

Field-Marshal Wilhelm Keitel signing the definitive act of unconditional surrender for the German military in Berlin/ Wikipedia by Neville Teller             More...

Neville Teller On Friday, May 14th, 2021

Hamas: Why Now?

Turkey Erol Erdoğan and Hamas Ismail Haniye: credit Mehmettorun / wikimedia commons by Neville Teller When historians put large-scale events under the microscope, they often find the reason for them in More...

Neville Teller On Friday, May 7th, 2021

Afghanistan – has Biden taken a wrong turn?

Taliban execute Zarmeena in Kabul in 1999 / RAWA by Neville Teller On April 14, 2021 President Joe Biden announced that he was abandoning the timetable for withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan that his More...

Neville Teller On Friday, April 30th, 2021

Time to call a spade a spade

Armenian Genocide victims in 1915 by Neville Teller             More than two million Armenians lived in the Ottoman empire in 1914, on the eve More...

Neville Teller On Friday, April 23rd, 2021

How secure is the Iranian régime?

Twitter by @agnos_pharmos by Neville Teller A new and rapidly growing popular rebellion is affecting the Iranian regime. On March 11 a statement signed by 640 eminent Iranians, some living within and More...

Neville Teller On Friday, April 16th, 2021

Dahlan plays the long game

Mohammed Dahlan by Neville Teller             The forthcoming Palestinian elections have generated a good deal of speculation. Among the many players, one rather enigmatic figure is Mohammed More...

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