To: Slings and Arrows
If the Saudis were smart, they'd move toward a closer understanding with the Israelis. But with Uncle Sam cleaning up everybody's troubles in that part of the world, they don't have to.
A move toward American disengagement from the Middle East may be best for everyone- except the terrorists.
To: Colonel Kangaroo
IMO, the problem is that Israel is a modern nation-state, while the so-called Arab “nations” are actually collections of competing tribes. The old saw about all politics being local is never as true as in Arab society.
posted on 10/26/2013 1:20:20 PM PDT
by Slings and Arrows
(You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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