“Why the New Europe is a chance for our continent and the Middle East”

Manuel Ochsenreiter, director of the Berlin-based German Center for Eurasian Studies
Manuel Ochsenreiter, director of the Berlin-based German Center for Eurasian Studies

The director of the German Center for Eurasian Studies, Manuel Ochsenreiter, published an opinion piece about the Eurosceptic movements and their geopolitics in the Lebanese “Al Akhbar” newspaper. Continue reading ““Why the New Europe is a chance for our continent and the Middle East””

“Washington is a security threat to Europe”

 U.S. Army soldiers with the 1st Armored Division drive a M-1A1 Abrams tank through a German town north of Frankfurt, Germany
U.S. Army soldiers with the 1st Armored Division drive a M-1A1 Abrams tank through a German town north of Frankfurt, Germany

The Washington Post reports that dozens of State Department employees signed and submitted a memo urging the Obama administration to adopt a more aggressive stance against the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad, including the use of military force. Continue reading ““Washington is a security threat to Europe””

German Center Expert Kevork Almassian about the War in Syria on RT

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The Obama administration again says it supports the peace process to end the Syrian proxy war. However, there is still the demand for a political transition defined by Washington. And this demand is backed up by threats. Has this conflict entered a new stage for Syria and the region?
CrossTalking with Mohammad Marandi, Richard Weitz, and Kevork Almassian (German Center for Eurasian Studies) Continue reading “German Center Expert Kevork Almassian about the War in Syria on RT”

Belgium: Marking Syria’s 70 years of Independence

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By Marwa Osman (Lebanon), expert of the German Center for Eurasian Studies

Marking the 70th anniversary of the Syrian Independence Day from the French colonial power, nonprofit organization SOLIDALE, also named SOL.ID, organized a “Stand by Syria” conference against terrorism and imperial colonialism. To illuminate these matters, SOL.ID Belgium brought together renowned international experts for this conference on Sunday the 17th of April in the Belgian city Antwerp. Continue reading “Belgium: Marking Syria’s 70 years of Independence”

Syria elected parliament: West denounced the poll as illegitimate

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by Kevork Almassian (Expert of the German Center for Eurasian Studies)

The Syrian legitimate government held parliamentary elections on Wednesday before the second round of talks between it and the Saudi Arabia backed opposition in Geneva. Continue reading “Syria elected parliament: West denounced the poll as illegitimate”

Kevork Almassian: EU-Turkey refugee deal – A dance with the Devil

Analyst Kevork Almassian

The EU and the Turkish government have reached a controversial ‘one in, one out’ refugee deal which they claim will end the chaotic influx of migrants towards Europe. According to the deal, irregular migrants crossing from Turkey to Greece will be sent back. For every Syrian refugee returned to Turkey from Greece, one Syrian from a Turkish refugee camp –which was built to cover up the process of recruiting and training the terrorists– is to be resettled in the EU. For other nationalities, the route to Europe is entirely cut off. Continue reading “Kevork Almassian: EU-Turkey refugee deal – A dance with the Devil”