Oil Is the Driving Force in Middle East
By Noel Raskin, M.D.
Noel Raskin, M.D.
It has been said that nations have no morals, only self-interest. The policy may be generally defined as hypocrisy.
We see the self-interest in the appeasement of Arab and Middle East dictators who control the oil that America and Europe crave, which means siding with them against the only Democracy in the region, Israel. But if it's oil and profits versus Democracy, dictators are in the driver's seat. As long as the dictators can keep oil flowing to America, France, England and elsewhere, they are backed up and their enmity against Israel is accepted, or even supported. There are those who would carve up Israel to stay on the right side of dictators and oil.
The same dictators who send terrorists and suicide bombers against Israel and other "infidels" are given a pass as long as they control the oil and their offensives to destroy Israel are overlooked or even considered legitimate.
The "rights" of Palestinians, terrorists, Hamas, and Arab dictators are seen as the "moral equivalent" of Israel's right to exist and defend itself. Even our own President, along with France, England, and other European nations turn a friendly ear to Arab terrorists to appease them.
We offer as a glaring example Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton referring to Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad as "a reformer." As Assad's thugs were shooting down pro-democracy demonstrators in the streets, our foreign affairs chie...Read More