Thursday, 29 August 2013

The Complete Idiot’s Chart to Understanding the Middle East

You got that?  Because it will all be in the exam.

Seriously, and scarily, you could have drawn a similar sort of chart about the Balkans a century ago. And we know how that ended up…

[Pic from Washington Post, hat tip Stephen Hicks]


  1. Does Israel support the Syrian rebels?

  2. Shouldn't there be all red arrows pointing back at the US, except for Israel?

  3. @Terry: I guess they're trying to minimise the amount of red ink...


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