Thursday 17 July, 2014 by Uncle Spike
So often we are ‘informed’ about events taking place in my part of the world, the Near/Middle East, but from the perspective of some column editor or TV executive with an angle to push on behalf of their funding sources. That’s the way the world works, and most of us manage to suss out which media best suits our own political tastes, but are often still left somewhat uninformed.
If you are looking for some intelligent reading on matters regarding the Near East and Middle East, may I recommend the following blog:
Written by a political analyst educated at Harvard and Georgetown, this guy specialises in our region and it’s relation to US foreign policy, and has proven to be a good source of balanced and well researched material, rather than the usual media tripe…