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Submitted by Tim Lock (Saudi Arabia), Sep 30, 2011 at 02:51

Yes all of this havoc is created by also orientalism, but as you read only the cover of the Edward Said's book and not went through the second page, you have no idea what you are talking about.

Orietalism is not what the middle eastern nations are doing, but what the western nations have done and doing to the middle eastern nations in the last few hundred years.

In fact it was the USA for decades who propped up the Egypt's Mubarak, because of his blanket approval of Israel. And thats at the cost of turning a blind eye to his bloody regime and oppression on his people. They call it stability

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