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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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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 –…

Lebanon's Michel Aoun. Photo by Mgchammas, Wikipedia Commons.

The State Of Lebanon – OpEd

06 Feb 2017 in 1 , Opinion

Uniquely among the 50 Muslim-majority nations of the world, Lebanon has a Christian president.  The inauguration of Michel Aoun on 1 November 2016 ended a 29-month power vacuum and a political stalemate that had frozen…

Conference for Middle East peace held in Paris, France.

France’s Damp Squib – OpEd

01 Feb 2017 in 1 , Opinion

November the 5th – for anyone unfamiliar with British customs – is the day each year when children across the UK gather around a bonfire, burn an effigy of a 17th century villain called Guy…

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

UN Resolution 2334 And The Jerusalem Anomaly – OpEd

23 Jan 2017 in 1 , Opinion

In the course of its vehement condemnation of Israeli settlements, UN Security Council resolution 2334, passed on December 23, 2016, refers three times to “Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem.”  To some, the…

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…