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    • Mark ben Josuf
    • 07.12.10 | 10:51 (IST)

    Unfortunately for Ron and Cipora, there are no fleets of Gorts waiting to act as global policemen. The USA is also not only incapable of that function, it has no desire to perform it. Hezbollah would not be the threat if it had not been inspired by more than a single Israeli invasion of Lebanon. Likewise, Iran would not be as hostile to the USA if the US had not set up the Shah and then given Saddam the means to wage the 8-year Iraq war against Iran. Actions have reactions. Hezbollah didn't exist before the first Lebanon invasion buy Israel. The Revolutionary Guards would not have it in for the US if Mossadeh's government had not been overthrown in favor of a Pinochet-like figure of the Shah. Blowback is hardly ever kind, nor is it necessarily rational..

    from the article: WikiLeaks: U.S. secretly blocking Syria and Iran arms flow, with help from Israel
    First published 08:32 07.12.10 | Last updated 11:19 07.12.10
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