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Expectations - of a Greater Sort

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Submitted by MTovey (United States), Jan 30, 2019 at 18:35

There is irony sandwiched between the lines of this article, so much so that it took this observer several times to peruse before coming to the understanding that in many respects, it is a nice summation of circumstances of why the Middle East is about ready to implode/explode: and very few understand why.

Think of the paradox; that a Wahhabist anti-western ideology would be engaged in the attempt to redefine the quasi-christian attitudes of an apostate society that cannot associate with previous generations, such as those who fought a materialistic and ideologically incongruous battle to a draw, each side not conceding that one or the other may come out on top; and who will rule over what all else failed to accomplish?

In either case, based on this analysis of Dr. Pipes, neither will win, neither in ideology nor in practice. Here we find there is a close encounter of why; but who has the actual answer?

Is there an expectation of that for February 6th?


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Hoping so, yes.

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Title Commenter Date Thread
2There Ought To Be A Law [114 words]DaveFeb 2, 2019 12:03247480
4At some level people have to take action (governments cannot always take action) [427 words]PrashantJan 31, 2019 21:13247458
3Absurdity of Afghanistan's Constitution [483 words]PrashantFeb 3, 2019 15:12247458
1Qatar etc [115 words]AnonFeb 4, 2019 12:21247458
2Qatar and the West [123 words]
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dhimmi no moreJan 31, 2019 07:11247442
"Warriors at Suez Eisenhower Takes America into The Middle East" Nasser, Israel, The West and the Muslim Brotherhood [281 words]dhimmi no moreFeb 1, 2019 06:51247442
Qatar per capita [60 words]
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AnonJan 30, 2019 22:10247436
A very good question and a very good answer. [15 words]PrashantFeb 1, 2019 18:10247436
Re: Qatar per capita [74 words]AnonFeb 3, 2019 10:09247436
Expectations - of a Greater Sort [166 words]
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MToveyJan 30, 2019 18:35247431
Expectations of Hope Where Hope Is Not Sought Through Hudna [275 words]MToveyFeb 4, 2019 11:37247431
Were Expectations Fulfilled on the 6th? [87 words]MToveyFeb 7, 2019 19:08247431

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