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Isn't Western intervention how all the trouble started in the first place?

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Submitted by stanley b (United States), Jun 9, 2012 at 22:30

Really, if Britain and France had not inserted themselves into the clannish sectarian mess and artificially created nations in the Middle East, none of this would be happening. The tribal factions would have been at war with each other as they have been since time immemorial and we would have dealt with whichever strongman was in power at a given time. Is this a case of- you broke it, you fix it?

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