... snarling at other countries, and studying the response. An absence of snarl-back is considered weakness, and something to be examined further for possible exploitation. This may sound primitive to the Western ear, and it is. But it is a cultural icon that is not going to go away, any more than a keffiyeh or hijab. Benn is correct that war can break out in an instant, but there is no need to interpret every routine diplomatic snarl as a crisis. Israel is Western in outlook and inclination. But its location dictates protocol.
Report: Saudis imposes sanctions on 12 senior Hezbollah figures for involvement in terrorism (Reuters)
from the article: Tension with Syria can turn into war in an instant
The bombing of the Russian airliner reflects the long conflict between Islamic extremists and Egypt that has spread south to the coastal fantasy land.21:26 25.11.15 | 1 comments