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Submitted by David W. Lincoln (Canada), Aug 2, 2013 at 13:29

In all honesty, Daniel, what is more consequential than what you cite is the larger role Canada will be playing in the Middle East.

http://business.financialpost.com/2013/07/30/transcanada-energy-east/?__lsa=ecff-64c

This means oil will be going to current customers of oil from the Greater Middle East.

As well, those members of OPEC that are not in the Middle East, it isn't good news for them.

As long as the usual suspects amongst the South Syrian Arabs continue to go round and round, they need to be replaced, so that those who pay more than lip service to progress will have the correct amount of influence. Because, at this time, they do not have the amount of influence they deserve.

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Did I not argue that those talks are far less consequential than much else happening in the world?

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