If I understand correctly, a Mid Eastern expert, of any kind, is known to be lying whenever he or she opens his or her mouth. Perhaps! On the other hand it may be only that every expert simply has his or her own bias and that when dealing with his ideas, that bias should be taken into account. There are liers, damn liers, and politicians; if an "expert" is also a politician, stop listening.
Guatemala judge orders former President Otto Perez Molina detained for hearing in fraud scandal (AP)
from the article: How to tell when a Mideast Expert is lying