Around the Middle East, A Reader’s Guide – 7th Edition

So the Syria crisis has calmed for now, so the new hot topic is Iran. Will they back down on their pursuit of nuclear weapons? Will the West compromise on Iran without that guarantee?

• Iran is very close to nuclear weapons on multiple levels. Here’s an analysis on the situation Obama should read.

• Iran actually tried to get Israel in trouble over having nuclear weapons, but the UN actually defeated the measure. Strange times.

• Could the Syrian civil war be nearing its end? It just might, if you can believe this Syrian official.

What do you think?