A must-read article by Avi Shlaim in The Guardian on the background of the current crisis and its political ramifications. (Thanks to esbati.blogspot.com for the tip-off)
Also, noting that Voodoo priests in Benin are doing their efforts for peace in the Middle East.
Daily Beast on foreign policy is the National Inquirer of US political journalism: Roy Gutman's journalism - "The sources of Mr. Gutman’s articles read like mini versions of Iraq’s Ahmad Chalabi connections. They are advocates for the rebel cause, who will say wha...
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