Wednesday, October 5, 2016
And we didn't even get a "thank you" card...........
"Indeed, during Iran’s years of sanction and isolation, the country was forced to become more self-reliant—notably in auto and electronics manufacturing and agricultural production for local consumption and export markets. As a result, Iran will likely eclipse those of the Arab countries in economic complexity over the next few years."
-Jamsheed K. Choksy and Carol E. B. Choksy, as culled from this essay on what an interesting place the Middle East is right now