Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 10

10-March-2008

Political Comment (10 March 2008)

Rocket attacks from Gaza and disproportionate Israeli retaliation have disrupted peace talks during US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rices latest visit to the region. Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad has been warmly received in Baghdad. The US is trying gunboat diplomacy in the eastern Mediterranean. Following the latest round of UN sanctions, Iran says it will only discuss its nuclear activities with...