Syria: This could be worth watching – the Druse are a major faction.
Afghanistan: How do broken countries get fixed?
Iran: In 1983 the U.S. Embassy in Beirut (Lebanon) was bombed. The author of the following article was there that day.
Mexico: Will these chickens ever come home to roost?
Australia: The article I posted the other day on Australia’s treatment of migrants (often in illegal ways) may be connected to this article – the story of a conservative politician playing to his base after being elected, in spite of public opinion. Could that happen in America?
Thailand: Speaking of a government-public opinion split…
Cambodia and China: Life near a gorilla that probably weighs a lot more than 800 pounds.