NYC Attack Shows Focus on Middle East Terror Risks Is Misplaced

NYC Attack Shows Focus on Middle East Terror Risks Is Misplaced

The origin of these attackers demonstrates that the threat is more diverse than eight countries that the Trump Administration has focused on in promoting its travel ban, which initially included Chad, Iran, Libya, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen, Somalia, and North Korea. And yet, the majority of Central Asian Muslims are not jihadi terrorists; on the contrary, […]

McDermott awarded Middle East EPCI contract

McDermott awarded Middle East EPCI contract

November 2nd, 2017 Jason Jiang Americas, Offshore 0 comments Array ( [0] => WP_Term Object ( [term_id] => 71 [name] => Americas [slug] => americas [term_group] => 0 [term_taxonomy_id] => 71 [taxonomy] => category Splash 247McDermott awarded Middle East EPCI contractSplash 247US offshore engineering firm McDermott has been awarded a contract for engineering, procurement, construction […]

Why the Balfour Declaration did not promise a Jewish state

Why the Balfour Declaration did not promise a Jewish state

For some time, I have been grappling with the British reasons behind the Balfour Declaration and what it really meant.  Let us start with what we know. In early March 1915, with a sense of urgency, Czarist Russia demanded that Britain and France should enter into negotiations over various concerns of the Entente powers in […]

PA takes control of Gaza crossings – Middle East Monitor

PA takes control of Gaza crossings – Middle East Monitor

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has taken over control of three main crossings in the Gaza Strip from Hamas as part of Palestinian reconciliation effort, the Safa news agency reported. Hamas staff handed over the crossings at a ceremony organised at the Rafah border terminal in the presence of senior PA and Egyptian officials. Both the […]