Shivaji Sondhi and Michael Cook, Co-Directors of the Project on Oil, Energy and the Middle East at Princeton University, have posted some additional thoughts on Iraq fueled by the discussion in the colloquium thus far.
John Burgess has completed the second installment in his guide to the players in the Middle East. This installment addresses Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates.
Col. Pat Lang critiques the the Kean-Kagan plan for a major offensive in Iraq as “Stalingrad on the Tigris”.
World Bank maven Pundita posts a conversation on Iraq illuminating a perspective that’s outside my realm of experience.
There were several relevant posts at Eteraz.org that caught my attention:
Simulated annealing and Iraq strategy
Six Nation Theory: Reflections on Power Politics in a Changing Middle East