“The IMF may demand Lebanon normalize with Israel” interview with Alberto Garcia Watson

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Lebanon is a failed state economically, politically, and socially. Very little movement has occurred to help Lebanon recover from the depths of hopelessness.  Steven Sahiounie of MidEastDiscourse interviewed Alberto García Watson, a Beirut based expert in the Middle East, terrorism and Islamic radicalism as well as a television correspondent. […]

Syria and its allies try to drive out the US occupation forces

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The battlefields in Syria lie silent, the US-NATO attack for regime change failed. But, in the northeast the conflict continues between the US occupation forces and those who are trying to oust them. Syria, Russia and their allies have a strategic plan to free the area of terrorists and […]

Multipolar world: Iran, Russia, China and India. Interview with Dr. Javad Masoumi

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The days of a sole American superpower are over. Other powerful actors have emerged in the east, as the western domination has waned through multiple failed wars which were unjustifiable. The Russian-Iranian relationship was further strengthened while fighting Radical Islamic terrorists in Syria, which were supported by the US […]

The US kept the Middle East destabilized to profit the military industrial complex: interview with Kevork Almassian

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator   The Middle East is entering a new era, which is has seen the US side-lined while China and Saudi Arabia take new leadership positions. Gone are the days when a Middle Eastern monarch marched to orders written in the Oval Office. Newly exerted independence and diplomacy tracks have […]

Recovery from devastation: Iranian Embassy in Riyadh reopened

By: Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Iranian Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia was “officially reopened” on June 6 after the momentous signing of a Saudi Arabian-Iranian normalization deal brokered by China in March. The winds of change have been blowing from East to West, bringing fresh air to the Middle East and reconciling […]

Mossad and CIA are training Christian extremist militia in Lebanon

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Covert training camps in the Jordanian desert are currently the site of British and American trainers developing young Lebanese men, loyal to the Christian warlord, Samir Geagea, according to chief editor of Al Mariah magazine, Fadi Abu Deya. In an interview given to Al Jadeed TV, Abu Deya claimed […]

Turkey and Syria meeting in Moscow may result in peace plan

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Tomorrow, the Foreign Ministers of Turkey and Syria will meet in Moscow.  This is the highest level meeting between the two countries who have been on opposite sides of the US-NATO war on Syria for regime change since 2011. The outcome of that meeting, and the expected follow-up meeting […]