Geo Politics...?

During the last two decades most of the world's conflicts have occurred in mostly Muslim countries. Looking back from Afghanistan, Bosnia, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan,Lebanon, Syria, Yemen. Is it just a coincidence? Is it the West deliberately destabilising these regions? Is it the control of the world's major oil fields? Or something else?

I do not want to start an anti Islamic argument here but would like to hear balanced and rational answers to a very valid question regarding the ability of the powerful and developed first world nations to wreak havoc whenever and wherever they want and normally against regimes they helped to put there in the first place.

We are equally all rightful tenants of this planet and surely we are equally entitled to have a say in what the impact on all of our lives is of this constant conflict deliberately causing havoc and displacing millions of people that then causes the immigration quandary and in one way or another affects most of the people on Earth. 

4 Answers

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    During the last two decades most of the world's conflicts have occurred in mostly oil producing countries. It goes back further than that to the 1970s when oil suddenly became expensive and a lot of the countrie you mention accumulated a lot of wealth which they duly spent on armaments (conveniently supplied by the West). Exploiting religious divides has been a useful way of maintaining instability in the region, it is not something new.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Russia stirred them all up against the West. It wasn't hard given the animosity caused by parachuting the State of Israel into the region after WW2.

    • Land-shark
      Lv 7
      4 weeks agoReport

      and that was because Russia turned them beligerant and used them as proxies in its anti-western global power antics - the 21st Century version of "The Great Game".

  • 4 weeks ago

    Study history you will discover middle east have always been in conflict with each other.

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    It's western nations using sectarian tensions in that region for their own interests ie.oil and gas and who they want to provide that oil and gas, the old divide and conquer in its modern format

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