October 30, 2012

The World After November

Javier Solana, Project Syndicate

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The leaders of the world’s two largest economies are changing. So is the world itself. The Middle East, in particular, is experiencing a moment of intense transformation. While reconstruction – both literal and figurative – is commencing in some parts of the region, countries like Syria are aflame. Others, such as Iran, with its moribund revolution, have never ceased rumbling. Amidst a crumbling economy, the country remains belligerent, using its Lebanese proxy, Hezbollah, to launch at least one successful drone flight above Israel and reportedly initiating recent cyber attacks.

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TAGGED: Syria, Russia, Iran, Israel, Turkey, China, 2012, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, United States

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