Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Wojdan Shaherkani And The Olympics

I confess a rather limited interest in the London 2012 Olympics but I had been looking forward to seeing Wojdan Shaherkani compete. I am glad she came to London 2012 but there is a wider significant, as the WSJ explains: … Continue reading

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Syria, T72 Tanks And More

Over the past few weeks there have been numerous pieces in the press concerning Syria and the Middle East, this is a small selection: Inside the torture chamber of Assad’s inquisition squads. Syrian troops fire on protesters in Damascus. Asa … Continue reading

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That Plot

The more I read about the supposed plot in the US to kill the Saudi ambassador the less clear it becomes, a piece by Gareth Porter: “On May 24, when Arbabsiar first met with the DEA informant he thought was … Continue reading

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Talking Of That Plot

There is a lot in the press and blogosphere about the plot to kill the Saudi ambassador in the US. Much of it doesn’t make sense, but this is a thoughtful piece on the issue: “Given the Quds Force’s modus … Continue reading

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