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#1 I would go one further and say it was Arab's fault. The European empires and the Turks before them kept the peace. The Soviets might have armed different factions but the motivations come from deep within Arab culture and its near total failure in the modern world.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-06-30 01:19||
#2 .....and sooner or later socialism exhausts economies and thus the patience of the people who live in them.
You don't say?
Posted by Besoeker 2012-06-30 02:59||
#3 i blame what is taught in the Koran about infidels myself.
Posted by Fester Clunter7205 2012-06-30 05:19||
#4 The Russians always had a huge advantage over Westerners when dealing with Arabs---they have no self-imposed illusions as to what it is they're dealing with.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-06-30 05:21||