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Submitted by myth (Germany), Jul 20, 2012 at 11:05

J.M., a solid treaty with Israel and combat troops in the regipn are certainly missing. I have been asking myself for a long time: why is Israel excluded from the Pax-Americana along with the region?

Two answers come to my mind. Israel itself intends to stay as sovereign as they can. The US avoids quasi-colonialst efforts in the surrounding anarchy. With the Western embassies still absent from Jerusalem it seems to me there is another ingredient somewhere.

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