Gaza’s crisis will not succeed in diverting attention away from the wars in Syria and Iraq. Indeed, these two wars, particularly that in Iraq, may alter the course of the region. Iraqis may finally succeed in achieving a safe and smooth transition towards a new government which has the support of the majority of the Iraqi people. This will end the chapter of fear and chaos and open a new page and a new era.
The only natural choice left for [Maliki] is to move to Tehran or London for a few years until the storm abatesAbdulrahman al-Rashed