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While everyone in the world (apart from the BRICS and Germany) know that Putin/Russia is the enemy; the relationships among the various 'states' in The Middle East are a mystery to most... As Slate reports, with overlapping civil wars in Syria and Iraq, a new flare-up of violence between Israel and the Palestinians, and tense nuclear talks with Iran; Middle Eastern politics are more volatile than ever and longtime alliances are shifting. Here's Slate's guide to who's on whose side in the escalating chaos...

 

Click here for The Slate's full interactive chart.

 

It seems ISIS doesn't like anyone...

 

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Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:20 | 4977624 Duffy Duck
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A bunch of filthy Arabs run Slate and its parent, and the writers are disproportionately Muslim.

True story.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:03 | 4977746 chumbawamba
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That sounds bad.

I am Chumbawamba.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 17:05 | 4977910 kaiserhoff
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Lord god almighty.  I'm friends with Israel?

Who knew?

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 17:06 | 4977917 DoChenRollingBearing
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ISIS wins.  Nobody likes them.  Straight red.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 18:56 | 4978229 nidaar
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To make sense, this chart needs to be 3 dimensional plus time (plus some hidden quantum dimensions). These relations change so rapidly..

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 07:42 | 4979259 0z
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I was gonna say the same. Or, in other words, Bullshit!
The world is made of people, not 'countries'.
The chart would need about half a billion rows.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:08 | 4977756 ZerOhead
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Careful Duffy... that statement is clearly anti-semitic...

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/semitic

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 18:05 | 4978063 Duffy Duck
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I'm counting on the fact that some Semites are more equal than others, Zero.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:36 | 4977838 SilverRhino
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13 elements and across all axes not one of them has more than 4 'likes'.    11 are muslims, 1 jewish and then there's the USA.

Conclusions?

  • No one likes Israel
  • Muslims are just flat out dicks to each other regardless of what their book says.

 

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:44 | 4977861 nopalito
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Iraq is the most popular with 6 'likes'. 

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 17:26 | 4977963 RafterManFMJ
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If the chart wasn't 'relations' but rather weapons sold to or donated to, the US would have a green smiley all across the board

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 18:36 | 4978164 nailgunnin4you
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  • Muslims are just flat out dicks to each other regardless of what their book says.

 

Yeah why can't Muslims be civilized like Europe and the western world? 

 

But seriously if you don't think all humans are naturally apish cunts of the nth-est degree, doomed to wallow in our own shit until we are saved by a long-overdue asteroid - then please go pat yourself on the back elsewhere.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 07:47 | 4979264 0z
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You're confusing the people with the 'Government'.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:39 | 4977848 indygo55
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This chart isn't too accurate. Iran and Turkey are complicated. They trade oil for gold. The US and Iraq is complicated, especially now. Definately not friends. Syria and Hamas are complicated. In fact the whole thing is complicated except ISIS. They DO hate everyone, oh except the US who sponsors, pays, trains and arms them.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 10:18 | 4979529 R-502
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You know most of this love-hate shit in the middle east could be solved with deodorant. If these jerks would all start using deodorant they might be able to stand each others stench and talk... Just a thought :P

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:21 | 4977634 Skateboarder
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How about a chart showing how all the nation state 'leaders' (politics and banking) all scheme with each other behind the people's back while this charade is presented to maintain some semblance of organized conflict?

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:47 | 4977711 Dre4dwolf
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It's easier to just throw them all in jail and let god sort them out in 100 years.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 18:56 | 4977747 Bossman1967
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surely god has nothing to do with this

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 18:16 | 4978098 umdesch4
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Who's tax dollars are going to pay for that?

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 19:35 | 4978348 Tarshatha
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"It's easier to just throw them all in jail and let god sort them out in 100 years."

 

"Jail them" ?

 

Kill them all, God will know his own. 


Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:22 | 4977638 q99x2
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People with hair on their backs don't have good relations no matter where they live.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:13 | 4977778 chumbawamba
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That must explain the American divorce rate.

I am Chumbawamba.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 17:07 | 4977916 kaiserhoff
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Don't you be making fun of the first lady,  er..., wookie.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:23 | 4977639 Duffy Duck
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"Every time anyone says that Israel is our only friend in the Middle East, I can't help but think that before Israel, we had no enemies in the Middle East. ...

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:49 | 4977696 sessinpo
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 Duffy Duck   "Every time anyone says that Israel is our only friend in the Middle East, I can't help but think that before Israel, we had no enemies in the Middle East. ...

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So explain:

Sept. 16, New York City: TNT bomb planted in unattended horse-drawn wagon exploded on Wall Street opposite House of  killing 35 people and injuring hundreds more. Bolshevist (democrat Muslims) or anarchist terrorists believed responsible, but crime never solved.

Islam has a thousand year + history of trying to expand and dominate the world going back to the Christian Crusades and probably before. It is not different then any other government doing the same such as Germany, Britain and even the US.

 


Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:10 | 4977763 chumbawamba
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I'd like to know who the "leader" is of this Islam that is trying to expand and dominate the world.  Where is this leadership located?  Can you point out where Islam is on the globe?

I am Chumbawamba.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:37 | 4977842 john39
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first name bibi... last name starts with an N. 

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:27 | 4977814 potato
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proportionality and group punishment.

let's not ascribe to and punish a group of people for the actions of the few. let's not confuse an isolated act of violence with a national invasion. i'm sure you would agree with these points.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 18:18 | 4978104 umdesch4
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Somebody blew up something on Wall Street, and you have a problem with this? You're on the wrong site...

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 18:53 | 4978223 nailgunnin4you
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Islam has a thousand year + history of trying to expand and dominate the world going back to the Christian Crusades and probably before.

 

Ummm, you are aware the crusades were a series of Christian campaigns waged on the muslim world right? It's rather queer of you to mention the crusades seeing as they are the quintessential refutation of your idiotic assertion. 

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 21:36 | 4978677 InTheLandOfTheBlind
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Quit using italics so I can down vote your stupidity.   Catholics would have been a better word...  Remember byzantine?  

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 23:20 | 4978941 Kawaii Empress ...
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That is Orthodox, Rome is catholics.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 19:57 | 4978370 earleflorida
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"Israel in the Soviet Mirror: 1958" (Appendix II)     ---Select & Quoted excerpts:

"After an interval of almost thirty years (~1928), a book on Palestine (Israel) has been published in Moscow, in the autumn of 1958 (*Israel Post, Nov. 28,1958 -- K. Ivanov and Z. Sheinis). The situation in Israel is described in this book, as well as other recent Soviet essays and broadcasts, in terms of a conflict between American (Standard Oil) and British (Shell) oil companies. Whereas Weizmann followed followed the lead given by Dererding, Ben-Gurion has now joined Rockefeller's empire. Dealing at considerable length with American capital investments in Israel, Soviet authors find it somewhat difficult to provide a satisfactory explanation of the political implications, for Israel is hardly a very profitable source of income for the American monopolistic trusts.                              Of more interest than these attempts at economic analysis is the effort made to refute Zionism, and in particular left-wing Zionism, on the ideological level. It is argued, in one of the longest chapters of the Ivanov-Sheinis book (About a Certain False Contention), that the Jewish problem can be solved only by assimilation in a socialist state free of anti-Semitism. The Jews are not a single nation; even the Jews in Israel do not act as if they were one. On the authority of Mr. Alfred Lilienthal, of the American Council of Judaism (What Price Israel), the Soviet authors ridicule the idea that there is any more affinity in physical features, language, customs, psychology, etc., between Jews coming from various parts of the world than there is between Spaniards and Slavs. "

"This, however is a false dilemma, according to Ivanov and Sheinis, for the attitude of a genuine democrat and Marxist toward national movements depends entirely on the concrete conditions that actually exist in the struggle for liberation of the people of the Arab East and the world as a whole. Marxist, as distinct from bourgeois nationalists, do not regard each national question as being self-sufficient, or as the main, or basic problem of the time. Some national movements are 'objectively progressive,' others are objectively reactionary.' Ivanov and Sheinis quote Lenin to substantiate their assertion that liberation of some of the large peoples must be placed above the liberation movement of small nations, and that the whole problem must be considered not in isolation, but in a global context. Marx and Engels in 1948 'directly and definitely distinguished between entire reactionary peoples serving as Russian advance posts in Europe, and the revolutionary peoples, such as the Germans, Poles, and Hungarians. In 1948, the revolutionary peoples fought for freedom, whose major foe was then Tsarism, while the Czechs and others like them were indeed reactionary peoples and the advance posts of Tsarism.' With this,, the authors think, they have provided the necessary ideological justification needed in 1958."

End Quoted excerpts       Pgs. 350-1  C.1959  by Walter Z. Laqueur   "The Soviet Union and the Middle East"

Note: Laqueur is / was perhaps the leading authority on the Soviet Union, ME, Etc., Etc., throughout the entire 1950s to the 2001 millennium and beyond!   jmo

Ref: "Reporters talk about Sykes-Picot of 1916 ( an ignore the Balfour Declaration of 1917)"   6/29/14             http://mondoweiss.net/2014/06/reporters-balfour-declaration.html/comment-page-1       

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 08:39 | 4979316 DanDaley
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...between American (Standard Oil) and British (Shell) oil companies

Hey, Shell is Dutch.

 

Marx and Engels in 1948 'directly and definitely distinguished...

In 1948, those two be dead!

 

Too many basic errors to give creedence.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 19:46 | 4978382 bombdog
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"So explain: Sept. 16, New York City: TNT bomb planted.... but crime never solved."

Didn't know we could solve unsolved crimes on Zerohedge. Send us the case files and we'll get back to you.

"Islam has a thousand year + history of trying to expand and dominate the world going back to the Christian Crusades"

Another enigma for sure!

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 02:53 | 4979115 litemine
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So you are saying someone new what Bankers were doing....and tried to Kill some of them? Seems many on the Internet want to do that as well, do you have  contact in which many could join?. By the way, goldman, Saks, etc....what religion are they? 

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:25 | 4977645 chunga
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Irag has a Happy Face for the US?

WTF is this?

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:28 | 4977650 kowalli
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You need to change good for bad and all ok=)

PS 50% - total BS

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:51 | 4977721 ebworthen
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And Egypt and Israel are friends, and Iran and Iraq too?

I suppose if we keep giving Egypt Billions of taxpayer dollars (to a military dictatorship) they'll keep saying they are Israel's "friend".

What that chart shows is that the Middle East is one big mess we should have never gotten involved in.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:06 | 4977752 Bossman1967
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They are still using our funny money when that changes they will be our enemy

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:28 | 4977648 Platinum
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ISIS managed to displace Israel as most hateful/hated, but it seems like Israel is determined to take the psycho trophy back. Germany may have won the World Cup, but Israel is determined to win the Psycho Blood Bowl.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:34 | 4977677 sessinpo
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Platinum   ISIS managed to displace Israel as most hateful/hated, but it seems like Israel is determined to take the psycho trophy back. Germany may have won the World Cup, but Israel is determined to win the Psycho Blood Bowl.

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You left out Al Quacko. Back to chart reading 101 for you.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:45 | 4977704 Platinum
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Actually, I just consider them to be a part of the United States, therefore it's between ISIS and Israel.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:57 | 4977734 Let them eat iPads
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Al Qaeda was created by Reagan so yes, they are technically part of the USA.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 21:38 | 4978687 InTheLandOfTheBlind
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Brehsinski or however it is spelled was carter you nitwit

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 21:43 | 4978688 InTheLandOfTheBlind
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Duplicate

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 10:12 | 4979512 R-502
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So, Reagan opens his Quran and says " I know, we should fund a terrorist group to attack us" that is the most ignorant revisionist shit I've ever hear. Not defending Reagan he did plenty, but really, stick to the real world  :P

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:12 | 4977772 chumbawamba
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You mean Isisrael?

I am Chumbawamba.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:38 | 4977847 john39
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Isis Ra El = Israel.   secrets hidden in plain sight.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 18:56 | 4978230 nailgunnin4you
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The illjewminati.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:30 | 4977661 DanDaley
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A lot of red and yellow...somebody needs a happy meal.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:38 | 4977687 Miffed Microbio...
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Funny, if you line them up in the timeline when they were founded is seems the redder they get. I wonder if that means anything? Obviously we need to be more involved in their affairs to help the situation.

Miffed;-)

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:49 | 4977714 disabledvet
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ISIS just wacked a couple more hundred the other day. Think it was at a natural gas field in Syria.

"AND FROM MY TEARS OF ALLAH I PUT A JIHAD ON THEM!" (Scene from upcoming thriller "Team ISIS, Middle East Police."

"We like you. You have big balls.
We like big balls."

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:54 | 4977724 Smegley Wanxalot
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So ... if we could just get Al Qaeda, ISIS, and Israel to all three be friends, they would conquer the middle east and straighten everything out.

I need a job at the CIA.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:20 | 4977796 Amish Hacker
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Just put your job app anywhere in your computer, and the CIA will get back to you soon.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:57 | 4977733 kurt
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I don't "know that Putin/Russian is the enemy."

Clearly that is what you intend for me to think.

                I'd suggest to the rest of you to think for yourself.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:06 | 4977750 malek
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Iraq has the most green, and Palestinian Authority the least red.

These two must be doing fine...

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:06 | 4977751 get-sum
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Need to add EU and Russia to this fuck-fest....and maybe even China

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:07 | 4977753 MASTER OF UNIVERSE
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Excuse me but everyone in the world no longer trusts the American

Government or their political representatives. Putin is greatly admired for having the backbone to stand up to American hegemony and he also has the intelligence to give Edward Snowden exile when in point of fact the American Government would not give Edward Snowden exile. The problem with this article is that the reverse psychology no longer works on the readership. American politicians are full-of-shit and they don't know shit from shine-O-la IMHO. Clearly, the USA can no longer engage in reaction formation or denial and must be getting very depressed by now. The world knows who is hated and despised worldwide and it certainly is not the guy that gave Edward Snowden exile I assure you. Americans are just pissed off because they cannot run roughshod over the global village anymore. We are wise to your propaganda and propaganda campaigns as well as psychopathology when it comes to American aggression throughout the world. All bullies are cowards and American politicians and state are cowards en masse.

We will make you cry like a girl, USA. Prepare for defeat!

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:09 | 4977761 Bossman1967
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These in the middle east have always and will always be enemies until hell freezes over and they get their 72 virgns period

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:16 | 4977783 Skip
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In an essay titled "On Israel and bombing" written in 1970, Bertrand Russell says:

... The tragedy of the people of Palestine is that their country was "given" by a foreign Power to another people for the creation of a new State. How much longer is the world willing to endure this spectacle of wanton cruelty? It is abundantly clear that the refugees have every right to the homeland from which they were driven, and the denial of this right is at the heart of the continuing conflict. No people anywhere in the world would accept being expelled en masse from their own country; how can anyone require the people of Palestine to accept a punishment which nobody else would tolerate? A permanent just settlement of the refugees in their homeland is an essential ingredient of any genuine settlement in the Middle East. We are frequently told, "We must sympathize with Israel because of the suffering of the Jews in Europe at the hands of the Nazis." What Israel is doing today cannot be condoned, and to invoke the horrors of the past to justify those of the present is gross hypocrisy. Not only does Israel condemn a vast number of refugees to misery; not only are many Arabs under occupation condemned to military rule; but also Israel condemns the Arab nations only recently emerging from colonial status, to continued impoverishment as military demands take precedence over national development.

All who want to see an end to bloodshed in the Middle East must ensure that any settlement does not contain the seeds of future conflict. Justice requires that the first step towards a settlement must be an Israeli withdrawal from all the territories occupied in June, 1967. A new world campaign is needed to help bring justice to the long-suffering people of the Middle East."[

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 02:13 | 4979087 are we there yet
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The middle east could be fixed if we could get Yahweh and Allah to have a beer summit.... The problem is that they are both mythical beings.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:16 | 4977785 Thirtyseven
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Iraq has the most friends.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 02:08 | 4979081 are we there yet
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It is really amazing that so far no one has bombed or blown up the Mecca cube that all Muslims walk around.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:29 | 4977822 asa-vet52
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The world would be better off if there were no Jews or Muslims.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:42 | 4977855 deeply indebted
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2 points. First, "While everyone in the world (apart from the BRICS and Germany) know that Putin/Russia is the enemy" is a DEEPLY flawed assessment. Second, the relationship between U.S. and Iraq is not "friends" - it is VERY complicated.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:52 | 4977880 Joebloinvestor
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I was watching a  40 year old episode of "The Saint" and a paper he was reading had a headline about "middle east trouble".

Nothing is gonna change in that place.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 16:52 | 4977884 hidingfromhelis
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ISIS makes for a winning bingo card, and in two directions.  Makes one wonder about their funding if all of the official governments supposedly hate them.  Cui bono?  It's almost as if someone benefits from instability in the region.  

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 19:50 | 4978390 L Bean
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ROFL exactly. No one is claiming ISIS...yet they exist, funded to the hilt! Riotous!

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 17:37 | 4977987 22winmag
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FUCK YOU SLATE!

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 02:47 | 4979111 litemine
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?

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 18:21 | 4978113 luckystars
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“We have to make a choice: either they finish us or we finish them,”66-year-old Amnah Odah told  MEE:

“This situation cannot continue, or return as it was 11 days ago - under Israel’s 8-years-long siege - where life was equally, if not worse, long-term.” 

When asked what she would say to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu if she had 30 seconds, she replies, “You brought this on - there is a limit to Palestinian and human patience, after all.

“Putting Gaza on a diet of malnutrition and collective punishment, cutting off water, interfering with salaries, blocking other basic human rights and not letting basic construction supplies come through the Rafah crossing is unbearable," says Odah. "Of course this is causing people to revolt and stand up for their rights.

- See more at: http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/palestinian-civilians-still-support-re...

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 18:22 | 4978117 teslaberry
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this chart left out the emirates and jordan and lebanon!!! what the fuck?

did a 3 year old make this? oh no, slate magazinge.

HONESTLY WHAT THE FUCK IS ZEROHEDGE POSTING SLATE GARBAGE? IS THIS THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF ZH?

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 19:16 | 4978285 Tachyon5321
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3 year old make this: They used a happy face. So you are correct.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 19:17 | 4978287 Tachyon5321
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3 year old make this: They used a happy face. So you are correct.

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 19:17 | 4978284 Duffy Duck
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As Max Blumenthal shows in his excellent book Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel, an ideology that can only be called Jewish supremacism has taken hold in Israel, where a bestselling book by a team of state-supported rabbis argues that killing non-Jews isn’t really a crime. Torat Ha’Melech (the "King’s Torah"), by Rabbi Yitzhak Shapira and Rabbi Yosef Elitzur, is a "guide for soldiers and army officers seeking rabbinical guidance on the rules of engagement." Blumenthal writes:

 

"Drawing from a hodgepodge of rabbinical texts that seemed to support their genocidal views, Shapira and Elitzur urged a policy of ruthlessness toward non-Jews, insisting that the commandment against murder ‘refers only to a Jew who kills a Jew, and not to a Jew who kills a gentile, even if that gentile is one of the righteous among nations. ‘The rabbis went on to pronounce all civilians of the enemy population ‘rodef," or villains who chase Jews and are therefore fair game for slaughtering."


 

Blumenthal goes on to cite the following passage from the rabbis’ murderous screed:

 

 

"Every citizen in the kingdom that is against us, who encourages the warriors or expresses satisfaction about their actions, is considered rodef and his killing is permissible."


 

This death sentence includes Israeli dissenters, whose existence "weakens our kingdom by speech and so forth."

 

Torat Ha’Melech is wildly popular in Israel in spite of the controversy it aroused, and as the Israeli political leadership fanned the flames of hatred and vigilantism – culminating in the burning to death of Mohammad Abu Khdeir – the pogrom advocated by these two rabbinc nutjobs and their numerous supporters was carried out. Just as it is being carried out by the IDF in Gaza today. The crazed genocidal doctrine of Shapira and Elitzur isn’t some fringe phenomenon: it is the national spirit – and military doctrine – of the state of Israel.

 

This is why the "two-state solution" is an illusion: would you want to live in the same country with a population of committed genocidal maniacs? Israel cannot be reformed or "saved": it can only be dismantled. The whole society is poisoned by hatred, racism, and a quasi-religious ideology rivaled in its violent fanaticism only by groups like al-Qaeda and ISIS. The Israelis are demonstrating this every day as they wantonly dismember Palestinian children while celebrating their own brutality. They don’t care what the West thinks – as long as the "aid" spigot isn’t turned off. They are sadists, pure and simple, who murder for the sheer joy of it.

 

- http://original.antiwar.com/justin/2014/07/17/israel-kills-for-the-fun-o...

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 02:45 | 4979107 litemine
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+2,      I couldn't  get the ^ arrow to work, thinking someone else couldn't either, Then I was knocked off line.....

Could someone do that?.......

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 19:43 | 4978377 pashley1411
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Russia should have its own column.

The CIA should have its own column.

Israeli-USA relationship should be a bright yellow; does Israel give a flying fck what Obama thinks?

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 19:52 | 4978394 barre-de-rire
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when you see al qaida is enemy of ISIS, you really get how geopolitics are fucked.

i mean, al-Q say @ baghdadi " man you too crazy for us you know, go away build your own group, we have rulez " 

 

what the fuck.... u serious ?  lol ?!

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 02:25 | 4979095 are we there yet
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The new Middle East phrase 'the enemy of my enemies' friend who is friendly to his enemy is my friendly enemy'....

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