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Alex G
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Alex G asked in News & EventsCurrent Events · 9 years ago

Why is the West supporting Islamist terrorist "Arab Spring"?

Granted, none of the governments targeted for overthrow were/are pro-West, but surely the Islamist terrorists overthrowing them will be much worse???

Didn't the West learn a lesson after they stabbed the Shah of Iran in the back and put Islamists in power in Iran? Western leaders apparently thought that Islamists would be both popular with their own people and also good allies of the West against the (atheist/communist) USSR... but they were wrong! Islamic Regime of Iran cozied up to Russia and has been a thorn in the side of Israel and the West ever since!

But now we suppose that Egyptian, Libyan and Syrian Islamists will somehow be different and better for the West?

I don't get it - can someone explain?

Update:

EDIT @ xpatinas - 1) I'm neither conservative nor liberal, but an independent thinker. 2) If you still buy that official party line about Arab Spring being about freedom and democracy, you haven't been paying attention. Remember they said the same thing about the savages who overthrew the Shah of Iran - same thing! Egypt, Libya, Syria - in each case the "rebels" are Islamist terrorists! (Not sure about Tunisia... seems we hear less about that country because it is still in France's sphere of influence?)

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago
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    Its all about money. War makes money for large corporations who pays off the politicians salaries. Thats why we go to war

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Mealy Mouthed Appeasement.

    A55 kissing,and Creeping,for OIL.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    It is a Game of NWO until the..... final solution for all humans.

  • 9 years ago

    Your premise is false. "Arab Spring" has nothing to do with Islamic terrorism. It's about freedom and democracy, and we know how little those mean to conservatives.

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  • Not
    Lv 5
    9 years ago

    What support? When do words mean support?

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    They are not - they're supporting freedom.Open your eyes and see what's happening in Syria now

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