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Message *C. Matt Bors

Published on April 19th, 2010 | by Ali Gharib


Matt Bors: Fill in the Blank, Middle East Edition

There’s a country in the Middle East that ardently pursues its own interests, trying to court suspicious Arab nations into its corner. Towards these aims, the country pursues a nuclear program under the banner of “ambiguity.”

No wait, there’s actually two of these countries — operating against each other. Their rhetoric, notes my friend Matt Bors in this excellent cartoon, is interchangeable.

*C. Matt Bors

(You can follow Matt’s work at www.mattbors.com.)

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  2. avatar Jon Harrison says:

    Indeed, very well done.

About the Author


Ali Gharib is a New York-based journalist on U.S. foreign policy with a focus on the Middle East and Central Asia. His work has appeared at Inter Press Service, where he was the Deputy Washington Bureau Chief; the Buffalo Beast; Huffington Post; Mondoweiss; Right Web; and Alternet. He holds a Master's degree in Philosophy and Public Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science. A proud Iranian-American and fluent Farsi speaker, Ali was born in California and raised in D.C.

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