team a saudi, egypt, uae bahrain -saudi doesnt like the media voice of qatar and has cut off qatars only land border; uae feels qatar has let down the uniform view it tried to present, egypt continues on its curent arc of surpressing any friend of muslim brotherhood - team a probably includes pakistan as an oll ally of saudi?
team b qatar , iran (continuing food and other air imports), turkey
on fence kuwait, oman
lost nation syria
?recovering lost nation iraq?
our view (and this is a region we have very little knowledge of) is westerners should keep out of arab conflicts and uae should really see if it can mend its own fences first- (because winning a war does not explain where country goes next - see iraq, libya as case studies of terrifying wastes of youth on all sides
however we are extreme sad because we loved the 2 great education summitds that had emerged round wise qatar with beijing and madrid - and dubai who are now on opposite sides of uae's huge opportunities to connect 21st c as superports are designed to do
3/9/17 new: BRICS plus India, Brazil, China, Russia, S Africa + Mexico Egypt Thailand Guinea Tajikstan. At China G20, China debated best multi-win ideas for 21st youth productivity - that Adam Smith or Maynard Keynes would score. ref 1 -cg A B z AIIBnews -do you konw O2O destiny
|online library of norman macrae-- Entrepreneurial Revolution - the curriculum of how to value small enterprise and sustainability exponentials of the net generation - was started by alumni of Norman Macrae The Economist 1972. By 1976, Norman was clarifying why the sixth of the world (whose brand reality is) communal pride and individually passionate to be Chinese need to be valued by netgen as critical friends to uniting sustainability race for planet and humanity. More on "why china" is systematically pivotal to 21st C coming of age in sidebar. Chinathanks.com maps 1) countries joining Chinese inspired sustainability open systems solutions as well as 2) which global youth professions (eg coding) are mapping value sustaining trades with china - eg EWTP : 21st C version of Silk Road of celebrated by Marco Polo and Hangzhou goal 14 oceans AIIB 1 ted hosts -- 2017 year of mapping sustainability banking -china to commercialize 5g by 2020 -valuing culture -jack ma 1 2 e3|