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Thomas O. Falk

Thomas O. Falk

Thomas O. Falk is a journalist and political commentator. He has covered politics for Al Jazeera, The Diplomat, The Spectator, Haaretz, GB News, South China Morning Post, and others

Analysis: Greek-Turkish relations have reached a dangerous low, with Ankara indirectly threatening an escalation. But how realistic is a full-blown conflict?

19 October, 2022

Analysis: Turkey is seeking membership in the China-led Shanghai Cooperation Organisation amid tensions with the West, but as a NATO member it could prove to be a difficult diplomatic tightrope.

28 September, 2022

In-depth: Russian-backed media outlets are flooding the Middle East with disinformation about Moscow's invasion of Ukraine in a bid to establish narrative dominance in the region.

07 September, 2022

Analysis: Israel's patchwork coalition government has collapsed after a year, with political paralysis and the potential return of Netanyahu on the horizon.

30 June, 2022

Analysis: Israel's new coalition government will likely continue many of Netanyahu's policies as it faces internal divisions and the threat of another election if it is unable to pass a budget.

22 July, 2021

Analysis: Despite re-engaging diplomatically after the Gaza ceasefire, the Biden administration's strategy of bolstering the Palestinian Authority, while failing to pressure Israel, will simply reinforce a failed status quo.

03 June, 2021

In-depth: Leaked tapes of Foreign Minister Javad Zarif touched on the Revolutionary Guard and Qasem Soleimani, revealing deep political rifts.

10 May, 2021

Analysis: Israel and Iran have been engaged in a covert war for years. Now ships are coming under attack at sea.

21 April, 2021

In-depth: While attempting to settle a dispute with Armenia over the effectiveness of its weapons, Russia inadvertently confirmed longstanding allegations that it deliberately bombs civilian targets in Syria.

16 March, 2021

Analysis: Biden's relationship with Israel could be tested over Iran, but the president-elect's proclivity for a paradigm shift or a reversal of Trump's anti-Palestinian policies appears rather limited.

24 November, 2020