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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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Syria's Bashar Al-Assad. Photo by Fabio Rodrigues Pozzebom / ABr, Wikimedia Commons.

Assad In The Ascendant? – OpEd

22 Mar 2017 in 1 , Opinion

Back in the glory days of the so-called “Arab Spring”, when Middle Eastern dictators were falling like ninepins, it seemed that the overthrow of Ben Ali of Tunisia, Mubarak of Egypt, Gaddafi of Libya and…


Members of the Commonwealth shaded according to their political status. Commonwealth realms are shown in blue, republics in pink, and members with their own monarchy are displayed in green. Source: Wikipedia Commons.

The Commonwealth Spreads Its Wings – OpEd

17 Mar 2017 in 1 , Opinion

The Commonwealth is a facet of contemporary life that most people know little about.  The Commonwealth games, interposed every four years between the Olympics, might arouse a flicker of interest across the globe, but as…


Flag of Iran. Photo by Farzaaaad2000, Wikipedia Commons.

Iran Emboldened – OpEd

07 Mar 2017 in 1 , Opinion

Emboldened by the misconceived policies of ex-US President Obama, Iran has become positively confrontational under President Donald Trump. Iran and the US always backed different sides of the wars in Syria and Yemen, but now…


Israel and Palestine flags

Squaring The Two-State Circle – OpEd

02 Mar 2017 in 1 , Opinion

The year 2017 will witness a double anniversary in the convoluted history of the Middle East, one of 50 years, the other a centenary.  June 6 is the date in 1967 which marked the outbreak…


Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump. Credit: White House video screenshot.

Trump’s Middle East Policy Takes Shape – OpEd

18 Feb 2017 in 1 , Opinion

Never mind the traditional first hundred days.  Within US President Trump’s first twenty days in office the broad outlines of his policy for the Middle East had emerged.  It clearly has two over-riding objectives –…


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