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Nehad Ismail

Nehad Ismail
Nehad Ismail is a writer and broadcaster, who writes about issues related to the Middle East from his home in London.
oil tanker. Photo by U.S. Navy

The Oil Map is Changing, Better For Buyers

The Dynamics of The Oil Market The world oil map is changing. The Oil Producing and Exporting Countries (OPEC) cartel is no longer powerful or...
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and Donald Trump.

What’s Going On In Saudi Arabia?

Some two weeks ago Western newspapers reported that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS) had ordered the arrest of 11 Saudi princes and...
iran nuclear deal.

Obama and Kerry Are Responsible for the Messy Iran Nuclear Deal

Writing in the National Review on 28th August 2017 John R. Bolton, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a former U.S....
al jazeera tv.

Is Al Jazeera the Real Target of Qatar’s Detractors?

The 13 demands placed by the Saudi coalition via Kuwait, included the closure of Al Jazeera and what it states are publications and websites...
extremism conference.

Review of a 2-Day Conference About Tackling Extremism and the Role...

The Venue: University of Cambridge, Cambridge University Centre, Granta Place, CambridgeA team of global experts came together to launch a new centre aimed at...
Mr. Rafiq Hariri and Mr. Jibran Tueni.

Is Walid Jumblatt the Lebanese Druze Leader Next on Assad’s Assassination...

According to Lebanese media sources a Lebanese Judge indicted two men last week for planning to assassinate Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt at...
Marie Colvin speaking.

Family of Marie Colvin Sues Assad for War Crimes

Just as the family of Marie Colvin has sued Assad for war crimes, the family of Dr. Abbas Khan must do the same.The Syr­ian...

Signing of Nuclear Deal and Lifting of Sanctions Will Not Change...

The following are the words of the US Deputy National Security advisor Ben Rhodes - "Iran has not altered its posture on the global...
walking through an East Jerusalem market.

Casual Conversations in East Jerusalem

Having spent 10 days in May in the City of Jerusalem I can say now I am better informed about what the Arabs of...
save aleppo - syria betrayed

To Save Aleppo, Turkey and Saudis Must Ignore Lame DuckThere Is...

'Saudi Arabia and Turkey Must Ignore Obama and Do the Right Thing in Syria' The United States is apparently working on "specific initiatives" to reduce...
IS and Assad alliance.

Damascus and Tehran Are the Real Axis of Terrorism

The Weekly Standard reported on 27 February 2015 that documents released by the Obama administration that were recovered from Osama bin Laden's compound in...

Why King Abdullah II Is Angry With Mr. Netanyahu

Nehad Ismail rebuts the letter by Nurit Greenger, Letter to King of Jordan, reminding Nurit of the facts as they exist now and not 2000 years ago.
Sergio Bitar

‘Democratic Transitions’ Conversations with World Leaders: Book Review

Nehad Ismail reviews Democratic Transitions, an important book that makes a huge contribution to the subject of democracy, freedoms and human rights.
prisoners of geography

Prisoners of Geography: Book Review

The book deals with contemporary issues such as ISIS and how it is spreading geographically in Iraq and Syria. Geographical and political borders don't mean much to ISIS.
Rouhani: The reforming president is the chief executioner

In Iran, The Regime Executes Women and Children

The mullahs regime condones and prescribes torture, on men, women and children, and the world powers think they can appease and negotiate with such monsters.

Why Don’t I Trust Ed Miliband With International Strategic Issues?

Ed Miliband should accept responsibility for hundreds of thousands of deaths in Syria, because he prefers to play politics than to take action.
Obama loves Iran

A Nuclear Deal That Leaves Many Questions Unanswered

Information about the US nuclear deal with Iran shows that negotiators did not follow up on important questions, making it appear like a weak deal.

ISIS, Iran and Syria Are the Main threats to Global Security...

Nehad Ismail reviews what is going on in the Middle East, and sees continuing instability, other than in a few islands of stability such as Jordan.

More Chaos, Massacres and Mayhem During 2015 in the Middle East

Nehad Ismail studies the prospects for 2015 in the Middle East. Sadly, it looks like more of the same, deceit, death, destruction and dumb moves.
King Salmam

Who is to Blame for the Plummeting Oil Prices?

Nehad Ismail has a special investigation into the falling prices of oil. Everyone blames Saudi Arabia, but there are other fundamental factors behind the crash.