Iraq’s ex-PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi: ‘The US doesn’t defeat terror, it only tries to balance it’
In an exclusive interview, The Cradle speaks to former Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi, who reveals the challenges, foreign conspiracies, and controversies that defined his truncated two-year tenure, amidst political and economic turmoil that shook the nation.
The US plan to counter China and Iran in West Asia
The US recognizes China's influence and Iran's dominance in West Asia, but its sluggish and ineffective responses not only hamper Washington's ability to counterbalance the eastward shift but also inflicts damage on its dwindling reputation as a trusted partner.
Assad in Jeddah: Tangibly, what does this mean for Syria?
Arab reconciliation with Syria is a two-way street, with both sides seeking important concessions from each other. While all solutions can be found within a grand regional compromise, not all Arab states will be willing to challenge Washington's red lines.