Thursday, February 23, 2017

For later reading

StrategyPage has a long article on Iran, and the nuances of Sunni/Shia, Iran/Russia/Turkey (aka Persian empire/Russian Empire/Ottoman empire) in the middle east.

Iran is threatening the gulf states and Syria in the same way China is threatening the Philippines: Using the idea that they are entitled to take over any place they once ran because...

Sort of like saying Sweden has the right to annex Delaware or Iceland has the right to annex Labrador.

Bookmarked for later reading.

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