Tag Archives: Middle East

Strait talking

The commentariat has been running amok this week talking about Iran. A series of events have got everyone all a-fluster with fears/arousals (delete as appropriate to your position on the liberal-armchair general spectrum) of war. This was brought on by … Continue reading

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The great irony of the Arab spring

As the scent of revolution continues to waft across the Middle East, there is one enduring irony that has been little mentioned during this unfolding event. Much has been made of the US’ relationship with Egypt. Hosni Mubarak, a US … Continue reading

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