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Zaid M. Belbagi

Zaid M. Belbagi is a political commentator, and an adviser to private clients between London and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

Twitter: @Moulay_Zaid

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Iran sanctions leave global powers divided

When US President Donald Trump decided to tear up what had become known as the Iran nuclear deal, the EU, among others, was concerned about the trade arrangements it had with Iran. The incentive of international trade was central to persuading Iran to bring its nuclear program into line.

October 05, 2018

Time to update missile defense systems

The increased capabilities of non-state actors are of growing concern to conventional military forces. Given the Middle East’s own particular security complex, the changing nature of conflict is bringing long-standing military equipment under scrutiny.

March 29, 2018