Bush sword-dances in the Middle East

Our Observer in Bahrain has provoked hilarious comments from his readers by publishing this video on his blog ‘Mahmood's Den'. Bush danced the Ardha sword-dance alongside the king of Bahrain on his visit to the kingdom at the weekend. Every head of state is expected to partake in this ritual- even Putin... (see the video).

Video: AP, 12 January 2008