Monday, June 07, 2010

A sandstorm in the offing?

A bloodless coup to take control of an Arab Gulf state is being plotted by an unlikely alliance that includes a powerful firm of US lobbyists and a provincial English high-street solicitor.

That's according to yesterday's edition of The Observer.

In my peaceful, enlightened but, alas, entirely fictitious Emirate Ras Al Markaziyah such things couldn't happen!

The full story is here and there's more, at considerable length, on a Facebook page...