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The Middle East is a Time Bomb.

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posted on May, 11 2013 @ 05:34 PM
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This situation in the Middle East is a time bomb, it is going to get very messy as all super powers have a reason to protect the friends they like, but NATO and USA & UK are making area unstable after the mess they made in changing Middle East leaders, see News Flash below just in?

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posted on May, 11 2013 @ 06:31 PM
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The Middle East has always been a mess.

Since western ideas were introduced in the the late 19th century by the French, the middle east has yet to come to terms with its self image vis a vis the west. Some - the modernizers - want to fully adopt western theory and practice for building a society. On the opposite side, there are fundamentalists, resistant to western ideas, western morality, and would seemingly prefer a world more appropriate to the first millennium.

It is highly unlikely that any Western or Eastern powers would ever interfere should a war envelop the region. Take 1967. Egypt and Israel went to war, Egypt receiving the support from the Soviet Union, and Israel from the United States. During the actual 6 days of fighting, both the US and the Soviets were adamant about not being drawn in. Both sides looked for a way to end the conflict. Why? Because neither side were willing to suffer the consequences of being drawn into another war (with the memory and destruction of WWII still fresh in many minds). Same situation as well in 1973. The US and the Soviets stayed out of it, even if that meant Egypt would lose the war, and so Soviet weaponry be shown inferior to American weaponry, or Israel lose, and a probable second holocaust ensue.

Why would today's political environment be conducive to superpower interference when not even during the cold war, when two major powers were battling for political supremacy, neither were willing to get involved?



posted on May, 11 2013 @ 06:43 PM
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Withdraw all foreign embassies and nationals from the area. close all surrounding borders and switch of the television.

let them fight it out amongst themselves without any foreign intervention.....

not our fight. if the civilians are suffering, pick up arms against the side you dont want.

nothing to do with any western country.

the fact the Western Powers are beating the war drums shows they are sticking there noses once again somewhere it doesnt belong.



posted on May, 11 2013 @ 07:37 PM
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Originally posted by Melbourne_Militia
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not our fight. if the civilians are suffering, pick up arms against the side you dont want.

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43 or more killed with bombings in southern Turkey (rt.com...). Of course the Turkish government is fast to blame it on the Assad regime, although Assad has enough issues in his own country.

So NATO countries have their reason to invade Syria now - Turkey is a member of the NATO, unfortunately. Looks like certain parties who are behind the bombings don't want a new international commission about Syria. They want a regime change now



posted on May, 11 2013 @ 07:41 PM
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Originally posted by Melbourne_Militia
Withdraw all foreign embassies and nationals from the area. close all surrounding borders and switch of the television.

let them fight it out amongst themselves without any foreign intervention.....

not our fight. if the civilians are suffering, pick up arms against the side you dont want.

nothing to do with any western country.

the fact the Western Powers are beating the war drums shows they are sticking there noses once again somewhere it doesnt belong.



Actually it does.

The world is not divided into unconnected pieces anymore and what happens in one part of the world ripples around the rest because of globalization.

To say that western powers have nothing to gain from that region is absolutely crazy



posted on May, 12 2013 @ 12:17 AM
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Hmm, wonder what Turkeys going to do about the bombings. I'll bet their people are pissed.



posted on May, 12 2013 @ 01:23 AM
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This situation in the Middle East is a time bomb, it is going to get very messy as all super powers have a reason to protect the friends they like, but NATO and USA & UK are making area unstable after the mess they made in changing Middle East leaders, see News Flash below just in?

45 dead in Turkey, hundreds more injured - This just within the past day or so. You have a lot of moving parts - Countries with differing interests and motives.

As the war in Syria escalates, more and more countries are going to be drawn into the quagmire and start taking sides. The trajectory for future peace and stability isn't looking so great.



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