Friday, December 26, 2008

The Arab World's Grim Prospects for 2009

Patrick Seale, a proliferous writer on the Middle East (Remember his brick on Hafiz al-Asad?), predicts tough times for the Arab World, based on what happened in 2008. Predicting the future is almost impossible, but let's see what Seale has to say:He predicts great problems due to the worldwide economic crisis, a decreased demand for oil, and labor unrest among the expat labor force in the Gulf.

 See HERE.

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