Foreign Policy with Robert Inlakesh

US Threatens Iran Again As Nuclear Deal Almost Reached

After a final proposal draft text for the revival of the 2015 Iran Nuclear Deal was presented to both the United States and Iran, the US has threatened Iran with further enforcement of sanctions. Iran has responded to the proposal by urging US flexibility. Despite US President, Joe Biden, pledging to revive the Iran nuclear Read More...

After Attacking Gaza, Israel Attacks In The West Bank

Israeli occupation forces killed four Palestinians in the West Bank, this Tuesday, following a three-day military offensive launched against the Gaza Strip. With protests now erupting all over the West Bank, Israel claims that it has achieved success on the “security” front against the Palestinians. Israeli special forces units stormed Nablus city, West Bank, at Read More...

The US Scrambles For Relevance By Addressing The Yemen War

Washington’s special envoy for Yemen is heading to both Saudi Arabia and Jordan, in an alleged effort to help a UN brokered ceasefire initiative to succeed. However, this visit seems to be little to do with Yemen and more about US power in the region. Whilst during US President Joe Biden’s first address on foreign Read More...

Iraqi Parliament Stormed By “Anti-Iran Protesters” — What’s Really Going On?

On Wednesday Iraqi protesters, loyal to Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, stormed the nation’s parliament in protest of the nomination of Mohammed al-Sudani for Prime Minister. Reported by the Western media as a movement of the “masses”, were the protesters truly representative of a movement opposed to Iranian influence in Iraqi affairs as Western media suggest? Read More...

Iran-Turkey-Russia Meetings And The New “New World Order”

A trilateral Russia-Iran-Turkey meeting that recently took place has been turning heads the world over, after talk of a new framework for Middle East affairs became a sticking point. So, just how consequential are such meetings at this time and is the talk of a “new world order” simply propaganda? A series of meetings as Read More...

The Middle East Is No Longer The US’s Backyard, It’s Over

US President Joe Biden’s visit was a complete failure and shows that Washington no longer possesses the power that it claims over the region — neither diplomatically, nor militarily. The Biden administration failed to achieve any of its primary objectives in the region with his visit and instead of sending a strong message to its Read More...

Biden’s Middle East Visit Undermines Regional Security

US President Joe Biden’s visit to the Middle East has signaled disaster for regional security and affirmed that Washington is seeking to escalate tensions, rather than favor dialogue and compromise. Upon landing in Ben Gurion airport last Wednesday, the US head of State opened his address to the Israelis by not addressing any of the Read More...

Is Saudi Arabia About To Normalize Ties With Israel?

US President Joe Biden is set to visit both Saudi Arabia and Israel, with many speculating that a normalization deal between the two Middle East regimes will be top on the agenda. According to all signs that we have received, is there any indication that Riyadh will sign a normalization deal with Tel Aviv & Read More...

How Close Are We To A War On Iran?

Last Wednesday, the US government decided to take its sanctions war on Iran to the next level, targeting Chinese and Emirati firms that allegedly help in facilitating Tehran’s oil sales in Asia. As Doha centered talks continue in an attempt to revive the Iran nuclear deal, this move seemingly has the potential of either leading Read More...

Lebanese Hezbollah Tests Israel With Three Drones In Disputed Area

Last week Israel’s military announced that it had shot down three drones operated by Lebanese Hezbollah, whilst they headed towards the disputed Karish field area off the coast of southern Lebanon. Hezbollah announced that its message had been received and mission completed, after having previously threatened to strike the oil and gas facilities. The Israel-Lebanon Read More...