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Iran is not the main enemy -- the Saudis are

Reader comment on item: Bush's Middle East Hopes [and His Failures]
in response to reader comment: Pragmatism vs Principles

Submitted by Charles Martel (United States), Jan 18, 2008 at 13:06

Shiite Iran is not the main problem -- the Saudis with their combination of oil wealth and Wahabi maniacs are.

Shiism is the minorty position in the Moslem world -- it is also the more flexible of the two variants (allowing more reinterpretation of the Koran)

Iranians are also definitely a cut above the Arabs or Pakistanis as to imminent potential for civilization .

I would basically hope for an Iranian victory in a Sunni-Shiite Moslem regional civil war, although I would not help either side.


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