FX – Middle East update

Friedman on political and environmental issues. Plus, how little it takes to stir things up, and West Bank issues. The first article is a must-read, the second and third have both substance and intro potential, the fourth deals with the complexity of issues in the region.

Iran celebrates an anniversary.

Ignatius on Syria and their religious divide, and an Iraqi impact there.

Finally, the story we’ve been waiting years to read – it was only a matter of time before this happened somewhere in the region. There’s definitely an FX intro in this one, and substance in the man-on-the street reactions.


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