Tag Archives: Kurds

Middle Eastern Potpourri

It has been a while since I have posted. Part of the reason is the one-week I spent as a cultural advisor with a U.S. marine detachment preparing to go to a Middle Eastern country. The week was spent going … Continue reading

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Attack on Syria: The Regional Implications

As the Alice in Wonderland process continues in Washington with clueless  John Kerry insisting to congress that the  Syrian rebels are a bunch of Jeffersonian democrats, and the out-of touch political class seemingly ready to vote for a war no … Continue reading

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Iraq and the Kurds

Iraq is not the geographical center of the  Arab world but it is the center in terms of what goes to  the heart of the Arab world.  In the past both Syria and Egypt have claimed this role but today … Continue reading

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