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Groundhog Day: Middle East Version

petroleum engineer Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 4:34 PM
Lewis said almost exactly what I have been saying for many years. During my 89 years I spent about about a third working as a consutlant in the Arab world. I found that the US State Dept. had no time for any businessmens' suggestions or informations. My time in Iran was before the fall of the Shah. However, I found friendly, well-educated people who were prone to go toward democracy. I remained in touch with some wjho immigrated to the US and they told me that the youth despised the rule of the Islamist. Obama turned up his nose and may have created a debcale that could lead to a devastating war in the region. e-book - The Sky Will NOT Fall - Unmasking the Green Revolution Amazon, Barnes & Noble

In the film "Groundhog Day," Bill Murray wakes up each morning and relives the previous day.

A similar scenario is playing out in the Middle East between Israel and her enemies. The deadly "movie" always goes like this: Israel is shelled or attacked by terrorists groups, often called "militants" by the media, each one with the same goal: Israel's elimination. After demonstrating considerable restraint of the kind that would never be tolerated by any other nation, Israel fires back.

Suddenly, the world awakens from its indifference. World leaders, who said little when Israeli civilians were wounded and killed, now...