Tuesday, 5 April 2011

IS EMPIRE's WISH FOR THE 'MIDDLE EAST' COMING TRUE?


"While turmoil in Saudi Arabia and a strengthening of al-Qaeda or Iran are America’s nightmares, policymakers in Washington also have a dream. In this, the governments of Syria and Iran are toppled and replaced by much more moderate regimes. The Israelis, reassured by the disappearance of their biggest foes, agree to the creation of a viable Palestinian state. Egypt stabilises and becomes a prosperous democracy. Colonel Gaddafi is defeated and the grateful Libyans hail the west as heroes. A new and legitimate Yemeni government takes up the fight against al-Qaeda. The Saudi government embraces reforms that defuse its internal crisis, and keep the oil flowing."



2 comments:

henry said...

Dream? That's a long long wish-list that only somebody as stupid as George Dubya would believe possible...

And "Hail the West as heroes"? Yeah, that sure worked well in Iraq.

Iraq is still costing $5.5 billion a month, AfPak operations are running over $6.7 billion every month and the bombs so far in Libya have a price tag of half a $billion plus $150-$300 million as weekly rent on their airspace....

Cheer leaders like Gideon Rachman are paid well to talk shit.

Name said...

Hmm........ that must have been the most comprehensive and scientific analysis I have read about events in MENA