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Reader comment on item: Hold Damascus Responsible [for Hezbollah Violence in Southern Lebanon]
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Submitted by Yuval Brandstetter MD (Israel), Aug 5, 2006 at 09:06

I copy and paste "The Bush administration has responded to this crisis in an admirable fashion"

The question is why. Why is bush so pro-Israel, and even more surprisingly PM Blair. The two Big B's are adamant that Israel be given the diplomatically acceptable time to dismantle Hizzbullah, or deal a severe blow to that organization' s capabilities. They were not nearly so helpful when Israel was fighting Hamas in Jenin, which is far closer to major Jewish population centers than Beirut, and had claimed far more lives via homicide-suicide bombers.

The answer to the puzzle is Oil. In the US and Britain Oil is Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia is deeply disturbed by the growing power of the Shi'a crescent, Iraq, Iran, Syria (which is ruled by the Alawi faction, closesly allied to Iran) and now Lebanon, held with an iron fist by Hizzbullah. The Saudis came out very strongly against Hizzbullah, not because of love for Israel, but because of their fear of the Shia Crescent.

SA oil-richest area is majority Shiite!! When the Saudi kingdom is concerned, the Big B's are quick to front for them. Bush is front-man for Big Oil, which is ARAMCO, which is why in six years of presidency he has invested next to nothing in making America independent of foreign oil.

Mr Bush is in a wonderful position. He can do the right thing by the Bible Belt, by the Jewish Belt, and by the Saud Family, his real sponsors. How long will this honeymoon last? Untill the Wahhabbi mullahs running the SA Gang think it no longer serves their purpose. Remember, Saudi arabia is the financial engine of International Sunni Jihad. Read Dore Gold's excellent book "Kingdom of Hatred" and all shall become clear.

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