British-based writer and commentator on politics, history, science and religious. Specializes on the Middle East and North Africa. Obtained an MA from the University of Exeter. See my other two blogs for more information and articles. Catch 21 UK- http://www.catch21.co.uk/author/usman-butt Future Foreign Policy- http://blog.futureforeignpolicy.com/author/usmanbutt/
Are Saudi Arabia and Israel Coming Together Over Syria and Iran?
Why the Geneva Peace Conference Will Not Help Syria
Iraq's Sunnis and Shia Agree On This One Simple Thing
What the Azerbaijan Elections Mean For Ethnic Tensions in Iran
Ilham Aliyev Has Won Azerbaijan's Election, and It Hasn't Even Been Held Yet
3 Pairs Of Pants That Prove Netanyahu Doesn't Understand Iran
Meet the Syrian Women Who Aren't Afraid to Face Assad
Iran News: Iranians Are Ready to Work With U.S.
One Solution to the Israel-Palestine Conflict No One is Talking About But Should
3 Ways Bashar al-Assad Uses Female Sex Appeal in Propaganda
Syria Ceasefire: Here's Why You Shouldn't Trust the Regime's Offer
5 Ways Obama and Rouhani Can Improve U.S.-Iran Relations
Iran Threatens Retaliation For U.S. Strike On Syria
How Iran Accidentally Acknowleged Syria Gassed Its Own People
Rand Paul Doesn't Want U.S. Attacking Christians in Syria
War With Syria: Intervention Must Happen Immediately
Syria Chemical Weapons Attack: Why It Won't Change Russia's Mind
The CIA Just Admitted It's Responsible For Everything Wrong With Iran
Why Are Egypt's Christians An Easy Target?
Israel's Release Of Palestinian Prisoners Means Nothing