How to interpret the crisis between Qatar and Saudi Arabia’s allies

The crisis between Qatar and much of the new “Sunni” NATO – as some US media already call it today – consists in a formal series of 13 requests  that Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Yemen, the Emirates, Bahrain, and even Mauritius, have made – as an ultimatum – to Qatar: 1) to break off any diplomatic… Read More How to interpret the crisis between Qatar and Saudi Arabia’s allies

The Russian Orthodox Church, the situation in Syria and the crisis in the Greater Middle East

In a speech delivered on May 6 last, Patriarch Kirill – the Head of the Russian Orthodox Church – defined the Russian war in Syria as a conflict “against global terrorism” and hence suggested a “holy war” to free not only the Middle East, but also the entire Christian civilization, from this “fierce and deceitful… Read More The Russian Orthodox Church, the situation in Syria and the crisis in the Greater Middle East