Hey there! My name is Daniel – I’m a student and amateur political researcher.

I started this blog to help laymen (like myself) understand the Middle East, as well as the constant stream of news coming out of this volatile region. I’m by no means an expert, but I do read a lot (especially the news).

A quick note on the news sources linked to in the menu: I don’t endorse any of them! However, I have found them especially useful when writing articles for this blog.

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