The LaRouchie defector who's advising the defense establishment on Saudi Arabia.

Media criticism.
Aug. 7 2002 7:49 PM

The PowerPoint That Rocked the Pentagon

The LaRouchie defector who's advising the defense establishment on Saudi Arabia.

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The Arab Crisis


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The systemic crisis of the Arab
World

  • The Arab world has been in a systemic crisis for the last 200 years
  • It missed out on the industrial revolution, it is missing out on the digital revolution
  • Lack of inner resources to cope with modern world

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Shattered Arab self-esteem

  • Shattered self-esteem
  • Could God be wrong?
  • Turn the rage against those who contradict God: the West, object of hatred
  • A whole generation of violently anti-Western, anti-American, anti-modern shock-troops

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What has the Arab world
produced?

  • Since independence, wars have been the principal output of the Arab world
  • Demographic and economic problems made intractable by failure to establish stable polities aiming at prosperity
  • All Arab states are either failing states or threatened to fail