Sunday, April 8, 2012

Fawaz Gerges: Turkey sole example for region, Iran a failed model, says expert

Fawaz A. Gerges -- professor of Middle Eastern politics and international relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science and leading expert on the Middle East -- has singled out Turkey, with its functioning democracy and growing economic power, as the only regional example for Arab Spring countries.
He labeled Iran “a failed model” in that respect. See FULL ARTICLE HERE.

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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Report shifts Israel-Iran battle lines

Reports that Israel has access to airbases in Azerbaijan, Iran's uneasy northern neighbor, could point to a strategic shift in the battle lines between the Jewish state and the Islamic Republic -- and could affect the smoldering U.S.-Iranian standoff. Read the full article here.