Tag Archives: Iran

Iran: You Cannot Bomb Knowledge and Technical Expertise

Very wise piece on the complexities of negotiating with Iran by Philip Stephens in today’s UK Financial Times. http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/af170df6-4d1c-11e3-bf32-00144feabdc0.html?siteedition=intl#axzz2kiP31htK ©Ingram Pinn The who-said-what game  about last weekend’s talks in Geneva has become a distraction. The six-power negotiations  with Tehran to … Continue reading

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This Blog’s Global Reach

Thanks to Word Press’s excellent tool that shows geographical coverage of those reading my blog, I can tell you that this blog is read in almost every country on earth with the following exceptions that in themselves are interesting: China … Continue reading

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Sunni versus Shia: the Fundamental Middle East Conflict

I thought this map would help us understand just how divided Middle East Islam is: See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunni_Islam and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shia_Islam

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Guest Blog: Iran-Contra: ‘Totally Justified’?

For those who like a potted cartoon history of interesting past events, and especially for those who have a rosy view of President Reagan, and also think Iran is part of the axis of evil, our correspondent Kyrie Eleison provided … Continue reading

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