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Western Civilization and the Coming Shift Away of Western Mores No Longer Seeking Peace in the Middle East

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Jun 12, 2021 at 22:32

The G7 meeting occurring as this is being written is now attempting to deal with a shift in the Middle East after the American 46th Administration let lapse the efforts of the prior 45th Administration left a legacy of a continuing consolidation of Israeli sovereignty, now not even embraced by the 'change bloc.' How do we know this? How does a distanced political ambition of anti-Semitic antipathies like that in Europe presume to know how to rule in Israel when they cannot rule in their own houses? Anyone?
Why did Elizabeth stand out amongst the Europeans? It's not that hard-think about it.
Still, the oriental mindset in the Middle East is as baffling as it ever has been and Western ideology is less and less effective because it forgets its roots. The overriding theme is appropriation through ambitions of empire, as it has been said before and continues to be the circumstances in these times. It is the reason that Western power structures will always return to the Middle East to obtain world power, just like Babylon, in a religious pursuit that cannot ever be peacefully fulfilled in human terms.

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