The USA is projected to be an energy exporter by 2020. This will remove the direct impetus for US Mideast involvement - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Alfie
    • 28.05.13 | 05:45 (IDT)

    The only remaining motivation is that the Middle East is a crucial power lever for the rest of the world - don't want China controlling the Persian Gulf - but US energy exports will mitigate this too, by making the ME less important, and less of a prize.

    from the article: Turbulent Middle East will only strengthen U.S.-Israel alliance
    First published 14:37 27.05.13 | Last updated 14:37 27.05.13
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