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03 August 2016


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Send in the lawyers! See https://twitter.com/Charles_Lister/status/760537176144621568

Sometimes, fortune is unkind. Imagine if the "moderates'" plan to use jihadis to destroy Arab secularism merely leads to the dreaded "Shia crescent" and a much larger Iranians presence in the Med protected by a huge permanent Russian military presence in Latakia.

Somewhere, an as-yet-obscure 21st Century Richard Nixon will rise to prominence with the cry, "Who lost Turkey?" and "Who gave the Middle East to Iran?"

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