• Sheba and Dedan

    Sheba and Dedan

    Northern Thunder During early March, one of the largest military exercises to date, known as ‘The Northern Thunder’ took place in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia initiated a massive military drill in which 20 nations participated. […]

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  • Syria and Damascus

    Australia’s former Foreign Minister, Alexander Downer devoted a recent article in Adelaide’s daily newspaper, The Advertiser, to the devastating civil war in Syria. He concluded: “Assad will fall but not without a terrible fight with […]

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  • Foundations challenged

    Foundations challenged

    The foundations of the modern Middle East were laid in the aftermath of the First World War. This conflict set in motion the final acts of the long, slow drying up the “great river Euphrates” […]

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