Monthly Archives: October 2016

Tremor in Yemen

Jerusalem Post, 21/10 Tremor in Yemen The Yemeni civil war, in which an Iran-supported Shia militia, the Ansar Allah movement (the ‘Houthis’) is clashing with a Saud- led coalition supporting the government of President  Abd Rabbo Mansur al-Hadi,  is largely … Continue reading

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A House Divided

The Australian, 8/10 (originally published under the title ‘A Malaise that’s Destroying Iraq’) Mosul in early autumn looks peaceful from the Bashiqa ridge. The first positions of the Iraqi Kurdish army, the Peshmerga, are here, 12km from the city. The … Continue reading

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