January 09, 2004
CAN YOU SAY HASHEMITE RESTORATION? I knew that you could.
Once again, though, this story is about the possibility (slim in my mind) of a Juan-Carlos-like transitional role in Iraq. The real Hashemite Restoration may be in formerly-Saudi Arabia, if the Saud family doesn't clean up its act. I think they've figured this out, actually. . . .