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  •  The Saudis and Qatar? (3+ / 0-)
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    Those two factions are often in opposition and are part of the reason Egypt is such a mess.

    People need to stop treating the Mideast as if it is a simple matter of choosing one side over another.  A better understanding comes when we think of the Mideast as a playground for competing militaristic thugs who care little for the people harmed by guns and bombs.  These are Bullies battling for street space.  Some claim to speak for the people while killing innocents.  Others don't care who they have to kill as long as the money and weapons are on point.

    And yes, Netanyahu is one of the Yahoos.  The address of Israel is on this block.

    The business of Nations is never morality. Moral stories live only through people.

    by tecampbell on Thu Aug 07, 2014 at 11:46:28 PM PDT

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