Anti-Americanism is older than that and Much more complex.
Anti-Americanism is the permanent mental ‘furniture’ of every single ME person. PERIOD
Almost NOTHING is ever going to alter that.
Drill here drill now...and let the chips fall where they may.
We wasted money and time on Iraq. It will fall into the Iranian sphere of influence. We should allow Europe to deal with the middle east which they will. Germany/Turkey will assist Assad out the door. Germany had no interest in Libya but they have in Syria (German warships off the coast).