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Hassan A. Barari
By Hassan A. Barari - Nov 13,2017
The sudden resignation of Lebanon’s prime minister, Saad Hariri, and his mysterious sojourn in Saudi Arabia have taken almost all observers by surprise.Not long ago, Hariri was trying to even mediate between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
By Hassan A. Barari - Oct 30,2017
Explicit in many statements coming from various Israeli politicians is one theme: a military confrontation between Hizbollah and Israel is a matter of when, not if.Apparently, Israelis seek this confrontation as a preventive war in order to prevent Hizbollah from gaining a milita
By Hassan A. Barari - Oct 16,2017
Implicit in the call for the implementation of the “Jordan option” is the failure of Israel’s leaders to transcend domestic constraints and overcome internal impediments to peace.The seeming collapse of the peace process has led many analysts to ponder what role Jordan can play i
By Hassan A. Barari - Oct 02,2017
Jordan is going through a dire economic situation despite the obtained loans and grants.As King Abdullah said, the country has no option but to start looking inwards to address the chronic economic situation.Economists have long debated the untenable economic situation.
By Hassan A. Barari - Sep 18,2017
After its failure to exploit any loophole to circumvent the siege on Gaza, Hamas finally announced on Sunday that it was prepared to end its rule in the strip, hold general elections and start reconciliation talks with Fateh.After years of futile attempts to impose the winners-ta
By Hassan A. Barari - Aug 07,2017
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may not survive politically as his indictment in two corruption cases seems certain.  The centre-left in Israel is celebrating a likely downfall of Netanyahu.
By Hassan A. Barari - Jul 24,2017
The news of an Israeli security man killing two Jordanians in Amman has gone viral.Social media were abuzz with anger and many Jordanians made it perfectly clear that Israel has no respect for Jordan’s sovereignty.With the Jordanian judge who was killed a few years ago still fres
By Hassan A. Barari - Jul 10,2017
The Russian military intervention on behalf of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces was a game changer.
By Hassan A. Barari - Jun 20,2017
It seems that the unthinkable is about to take place. Reports that Mohammed Dahlan — a fierce foe of Hamas — is moving slowly but surely to forge a new alliance with Hamas to jointly run Gaza are going viral.The midwife of this new rapprochement between Dahlan and Hamas is E
By Hassan A. Barari - Jun 05,2017
Over the last two decades, Qatar has become a problem for some Gulf countries.



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