This will end in about 30 years as saudi Arabia, Gulf states and Iran will run out of oil deposits. Already Canada has more known deposits thean ME.The new technologies alow to refine the tar sands crude oil with less polution . Once Moslem countries run out of crude they will be lefy with sans dunes. No Arab country built and developed other industries like, automobiles, Aircrafts, and no high technology. Once oil is gone the West and raing BRIC Bloc( Brazil, Russia,India andChian) will have interest in the sundunse of ME. Except the Highly developed Israeli economy with Hi Tech and even sizable defence industry. Notice how Amnejinejad is silent now. Iran has no long term ineterst in support support of Pals,the perenia; criers and losers.