The Middle Eastern Influence

Frustration is only  a consequence of inertia.

You may disagree, but  George Santayana‘s reflections resonate as I struggle to understand the recent  history  of Middle Eastern turmoil.

“… only the dead have seen the end of war.” —Soliloquies in England, Scribner’s, 1922, p. 102

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
—Life of Reason, Reason in Common Sense, Scribner’s, 1905, p. 284

Jim Muir’s has produced a highly accessible account of recent  history.  It’s also  here as a pdf – Jim Muir on “Islamic State group- The full story – BBC News”.

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