In a subscription drive for new members, the Stratfor “global intelligence” company sent this message to non-members yesterday, February 22.
Libya is spiraling out of control and is dominating the media. But there’s unrest in lesser-known places that are strategically more important.…
If the situation in Bahrain gets out of hand, the U.S. could lose a base for its 5th Fleet; Saudi Arabia’s Shiite minority could follow suit with their own protests; the Iranian-Saudi balance in the region would teeter heavily toward Iran. Does this small country have your attention now?
These are the nuances you won’t learn flipping through TV channels showing angry protesters with cries for democracy.