On an unrelated note, I've updated "Mideast On The Brink." Turkey could be headed for civil war. From "Breaking News":
Turkey detains 11 pro-Kurdish lawmakers, including both party co-chairs, interior ministry says - Reuters, AP (updated).And, speaking of the "Mideast On The Brink," here's another one. Egypt "tiptoes" toward a "breaking point." It looks like al-Sisi is in for the fight of his life ... and in the Mideast, unless your name is Assad, that's usually not a fight you are going to win.
The good news: another US hurricane season is rapidly coming to an end.