And just where did the European powers that carved up the Middle east to their advantage at San Remo derive their legitimacy? From the settlement of the imbecilic war they had just fought? Because white people have a manifest destiny? You express a typicaly euro-centric colonialist point of view. I doubt the Arabs/Muslims agree with you. What Americans in particular and the West in general do not understand is the concept of freedom/self determination. Did anybody bother to ask the Iraqis if they wanted to live in a pluralistic, secular, democratic state? Osama Bin Laden/Al Qaeda fought to get the Russians out of Afghanistan and today is fighting to get the Americans out of Iraq, his tactics include terrorism but his cause is reasonable.
After two months, Egypt opens the Rafah border crossing with Gaza (Haaretz)
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