Nov 18 2011

Global war on terror blog weekly round-up

Iran

J.J. Hodari argues for action against Iran.

Andrew Sullivan is pessimistic about the prospects for stopping Iran getting a nuclear weapon.

Foreign Policy looks at China’s negative role in the Middle East.

Mehdi Hassan argues that Iran’s desire for a nuclear bomb is not only unproved, but is also rational.

Israel

Commentary’s Evelyn Gordon points to satellite data showing that Jewish settlements cover only 1.1% of the West Bank.

London 2012

Thomas Fleming argues that American fears about terrorism at the Olympics are overblown and insulting to Britain.

Mexico

Wired looks at attempts by Mexican druglords to acquire US Army surplus.

Syria

Barry Rubin believes that the Syrian Civil War has begun.

The Syrian Revolution Digest rounds up the latest events in Syria and argues that the protestors are being abandoned.

John McCreary argues that Tukish intervention could backfire.

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Adam Brown is editorial manager for the War on Terror blog series at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He holds a BA in International Relations and a MSc in Human Rights with a focus on cyber security and rights.
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