Middle East Economic Survey


No 32


Political Comment (8 August 2005)

Crown Prince 'Abd Allah has succeeded King Fahd in Saudi Arabia. Sudanese Vice President John Garang has died in a helicopter accident. The Iraqis have convened a conference of political leaders to try to settle unresolved constitutional issues. Iran and the EU have been playing at brinkmanship over Irans nuclear activities.

'Abd Allah Succeeds Fahd In Swift Transition

In the immediate future, continuity...