Middle East Economic Survey


No 16


Political Comment (19 April 2010)

A Shi'a-Kurdish coalition may - or may not - be in the offing in Iraq. The Americans are making it clear that they regard Israel as chiefly responsible for the failure to revive peace negotiations. Israeli President Shimon Peres is claiming that Syria has armed Lebanon's Hizbollah with Scud missiles.

Coalition Building In Iraq

In Iraq, as maneuvering in the wake of the 7 March parliamentary election...