A Short Guide To The Middle East

With so many comments and votes on our Is Putin now dictating American diplomacy in the Middle East? poll -  I thought that this newspaper clipping might help clear things up. It reminds me of the famous Abbott and Costello routine "Who's on first?"

Feel free to leave a comment and your viewpoint. Sometimes you just have to laugh at what is going on in the world. It really does help relieve the stress.


Adam Hewison
President, INO.com


Syria and Second Passports

By Nick Giambruno, Editor, International Man

All of us by now have seen the latest sales pitch from the Obama administration for yet another so-called "humanitarian intervention" in the Middle East. It is not hard to see that the case for war is a bunch of rubbish and will likely end in disaster for both Syria and the US.

I am not diminishing the tragedy that is going on in Syria. The events there touch me on a personal level. I have good friends who live in Damascus and have been there myself several times when the situation wasn't so hot.

As some of you may know, I used to live in neighboring Beirut while I was cutting my teeth in finance at a regional investment bank. Due to its rich history and importance today, I have long been interested in the Middle East and sought ways to combine it with my professional background in finance. Continue reading "Syria and Second Passports"