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About the Author

Neville Teller
Neville Teller
Neville Teller’s latest book is “The Chaos in the Middle East, 2014-2016” (2016), and writes the blog "A Mid-East Journal". He is also a long-time dramatist, writer and abridger for BBC radio and for the UK audiobook industry. Born in London and educated at Owen's School and St Edmund Hall, Oxford, he is a past chairman of the Society of Authors' Broadcasting Committee, and of the Contributors' Committee of the Audiobook Publishing Association. He was made an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours, 2006 "for services to broadcasting and to drama."

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United Nations building in New York

Unpicking UN Resolution 2334 – OpEd

16 Jan 2017 in 1 , Opinion

Resolution 2334, approved 14-nil by the UN Security Council on December 23, 2016 with only the United States abstaining, has generated a tsunami of media comment.  A major subject of debate has turned on the…

United Nations Security Council Chamber in New York City. Photo by Neptuul, Wikipedia Commons.

UN Resolution 2334: Misgivings And Second Thoughts – OpEd

12 Jan 2017 in 1 , Opinion

The UN Security Council is made up of 15 states – five permanent members with the power of veto (the US, Russia, China, France, and the UK), and a shifting list of ten other states,…

United States' John Kerry

Flaws At Heart Of Kerry’s Blueprint – OpEd

04 Jan 2017 in 1 , Opinion

On December 28, 2016, in the dying days of the Obama presidency, Secretary of State John Kerry summoned the media to the Dean Acheson Auditorium in the State Department building in Washington, where he promised…

Israel's Menachem Begin, US' Jimmy Carter and Egypt's Anwar Sadat at Camp David. US govt. archives, Wikipedia Commons.

Egyptian-Israeli Relations: Signs Of A Thaw? – OpEd

27 Dec 2016 in 1 , Opinion

Over the years neither the Egyptian public, nor its various leaders, have exhibited much enthusiasm for a genuine friendship with Israel – this despite the peace treaty, signed way back in March 1979 by Egyptian…

Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

Reconfiguring Arab-Western Relations – OpEd

12 Dec 2016 in 1 , Opinion

Exactly five hundred years ago, in 1516, the renowned English statesman and social philosopher Sir Thomas More published “Utopia”, a novel in which he pictured an imaginary island where a totally just government had created…