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What if Muslim withdrew from the rest of the world?

Reader comment on item: How the Cartoon Protests Harm Muslims [by Leading to a Separation of Civilizations]
in response to reader comment: Why not?

Submitted by Mohamed (United States), Feb 14, 2006 at 15:06

What if Mulsim withdrew from the rest of the world? Let's explore that for a minute...What if Saudi money was invested in North Africa, Indonesia and Egypt instead of buying US and European debt? What if Kuwait became the banking center of the Muslim World, Dubai the center of trade, Indonesia the center of technology? What if Muslim oil producing countries decide to lower the rate of oil of production by 10% (because they can get the same revenue with lower production quota). Who would be loosing? Think about it while you drive your SUV and think about when your mortgage goes up to 20% because no one is there to buy US treasuries. The Muslim world can live without the US and Britain and Europe. Can the US lives without it?

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