Category: Middle East

China: Pivot to Syria

China is justifiably concerned about the US, its China bashing by the US congress and threats by a prospective US President, Romney to brand China a “currency manipulator“. More worrying and threatening […]

Muddle East Policy

Commentary about the recent conference in Tehran by the West interpreted the disagreement amongst the participants, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iran and Turkey as Iran being out of step with  all others and […]

Syria a.k.a. Iraq

There was an excellent article outlining two possible scenarios for Syria on AP mobile news last week, neither of them good. To quote: “One scenario: a bloodbath as Syria’s majority Sunni population, […]