Monthly Archives: August 2023

Continuing Instability in the Middle East. Why?

Robert Kaplan wrote a quite good article for Foreign Affairs ( a prime source for the establishment elite) entitled “Orders After Empire; The Roots of Instability in the Middle East.” I admire his writing and have a number of his … Continue reading

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The Cross and the Crescent

An article I wrote 22 Years ago for  the Crisis Magazine, a Catholic periodical. It has worn well and, except for a few names and places,  it is still  true with modifications. I do believe, however that the excesses of … Continue reading

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