posted on Jun, 29 2012 @ 02:49 PM
Yes stargates. And hover-boards, too.
Jokes aside, the reasons are geostrategical in nature. The reasons are mostly, but not solely, securing influence over regions rich in natural
resources that will become more and more interesting, day by day, while the known resources are being consumed in an ever increasing speed.
Just take a map, lay it out in front of you, and make big red crosses through the countries you mentioned. Can you see who they are encircling ? Hello
Russia & China.
The African Campaigns ( Libya, Tunesia, Egypt etc ) were directed against the Chinese and their enormous commercial endeavours they have been quite
successful with, gaining more and more influence in African nations, and frankly we can't have that, can we ?