Originally Posted by cutthemdown
It's almost like the cold war ending. American policy is bringing muslim dictators to their knees. Just like the Soviets though what follows won't be really that great for America. They will still hate us and hate Israel as well.
No -- you are seeing what you want to see. We are bringing some Muslim leaders to their knees.
We took out Ghaddafi because he violated our unspoken rule that all oil producers must trade in US dollars. Ghaddafi was selling oil in exchange for gold. Sadam started accepting Euros.
Meanwhile - other US client dictatorships continue as before -- Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Quatar, Dubai etc.