and this meant that the group in power would always be in a weak position and would have to rely on Western nations to stay in power.

Yep. The West set the Middle East up to create social chaos. They did a very good job of it. :-)

The pattern of blowback from such interference is, by this point in time, way too apparent to be denied.

One would think. But there never seems to be a shortage of congresscritters who think that just one more intervention will fix something.

It’s the very definition of “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.”

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Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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