The US recently confirmed the death of ISIS leader Abu-Bakr Al Bagdadi during a US military raid in Northwestern Syria. This is a win in the fight against terrorism and a welcome news for those wanting lasting peace in the region. The death of Al-Baghdadi could well be an important turning point to the ongoing crisis in the Middle East.
For those who want a quick update of events that are unfolding in the Middle East, this article by the Brookings Institution provides a quick assessment. I must add however that despite a very concise diagnosis, the writer evidently struggles in his diagnosis of Palestine and the Israel’s involvement in the occupied territory. His choice of words shows how he labours on how best to reconcile his arguments. But that should not take away the writer’s insightful summary of current events in the Middle-East. For more you can read here