Few have realized it yet, but the old order is dead. As bad as IS may seem, they are a sideshow compared to the conflict that is about to engulf the Middle East and North Africa. A head on collision between Islam's two great traditions: Shia Iran and its proxies on the one hand and on the other a great Sunni coalition led by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Caricature of the new alliance shown in the Arab media as a right-arm fist portruding out of the earth with the mark "There is No God But Allah and Muhammad Is His Messenger".
UPDATE: As Barack Obama and leaders from Gulf nations were set to meet at Camp David in a rare, high-profile summit on U.S. efforts to broker a nuclear deal with Iran...
Reuters: Iranian boats fire shots at Singapore-flagged vessel in Gulf: CNN http://t.co/nLHKj3sm9a— NewsBlogged (@NewsBlogged) May 14, 2015