Ahmed Al Attar
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The alt-right and its uncanny similarities with Salafism
Sometimes the most unlikely activist groups share common traits, writes Ahmed Al Attar
Disengagement from Yemen would carry a heavy burden
Ahmed Al Attar writes on the prospects for, and challenges involved with, Arab disengagement from Yemen
The hard work will begin once the airstrikes are over
Ahmed Al Attar on why the strikes against ISIL have great potential for failure.
Iraq will fragment unless a political settlement is reached
The only hope in averting the escalation of the current conflict lies not in US intervention, but in a political settlement, writes Ahmed Al Attar
Border insecurity is a shared threat as it affects all the region
The concept of borders governed by a single state in the Middle East, especially if it is en route to failure, may need revision, says Ahmed Al Attar.
Conscription will be a winning formula if delivered correctly
Ahmed Al Attar underlines a whole range of possibilities that it brings
Technology will make debate over drones obsolete
The debate over US use of drone strikes against militants continues, but soon engineering improvements may reduce some of the worst consequences of drone attacks.
Pandora's Box of extremism in Syria dooms the ceasefire
If nothing is done to support opposition fighters in Syria they could turn to extremist tactics to weaken the Assad regime. And that is why international intervention can no longer wait.
Iran does not have the arsenal to back up its many threats
A military conflict in the Strait of Hormuz would likely be very costly for Iran.
A well-armed UAE military requires discerning buyers
In the high-stakes game of military procurement, the UAE has become known for canny buying, and for driving a hard bargain.