Daily Archives: 6 December 2012

The Crazy Carousel of Israeli politics and other Middle East Madness

It’s time for some light relief, so I hereby present you with a round-up of some of the madness affecting our region, starting with the crazy carousel called Israeli pre-election politics. After Ehud Barak announced he was quitting politics, and … Continue reading

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Egypt and Syria go pear-shaped

In my previous post I mentioned the anti-Morsi demonstrations that were taking place in Egypt in protest at President Morsi’s sweepting appropriation of powers for himself.  The protests were violent enough to cause Morsi to flee his presidential palace overnight. … Continue reading

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