Tag: region

Lovey Dovey and the world is Hokey Pokey

Lovey Dovey and the world is Hokey Pokey

4 Mar, '0716 Comments

“Come here my dear boy…” King Abdulla greeted his Iranian neighbour, “and let us chat a little about this region and religion.” Ahmadinejad, being in a huff with everyone but God at the moment, and even that is questionable, jumped at the opportunity. A statesman who has just come back from Sudan (Sudan?) into Saudi […]

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Blogging the Manama Dialogue

Blogging the Manama Dialogue

8 Dec, '066 Comments

updated 1431 with speaker agenda below the fold A major event is starting in Bahrain today and continues to Sunday. This event brings together several countries’ foreign ministers, national security personnel, analysts, academics and others who are interested in the security and stability of this region. It is the annual International Institute for Strategic Studies’ […]

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33 days

33 days

15 Aug, '0671 Comments

Okay, 1701 has been adopted. Fragile as it is, it is still generally holding, even with Hizballah and Israel exchanging fire again this morning (Hizballah has been reported to have fired up to 10 Katyusha rockets at Israeli positions within Southern Lebanon) and as people in their thousands have started the re-migration back to what […]

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BANG!

BANG!

13 Apr, '06255 Comments

What do you get when you are led by this guy: And your country is operating one of these: And your opposition can’t even pronounce the word NUCLEAR: Would this be a farfetched outcome? The question is not whether Iran, being sovereign nation, has the right to pursue a nuclear program, the question seems to […]

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