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

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The PowerPoint That Rocked the Pentagon

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

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The Crisis of the Arab world
reaches a climax

  • The tension between the Arab world and the modern world has reached a climax
  • The Arab world's home-made problems overwhelm its ability to cope
  • The crisis is consequently being exported to the rest of the world

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How does change occur in the
 Arab world?

  • There is no agora, no public space for debating ideas, interests, policies
  • The tribal group in power blocks all avenues of change, represses all advocates of change
  • Plot, riot, murder, coup are the only available means to bring about political change

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The continuation of politics by other
means?

  • In the Arab world, violence is not a continuation of politics by other means -- violence ispolitics, politics isviolence
  • This culture of violence is the prime enabler of terrorism
  • Terror as an accepted, legitimate means of carrying out politics, has been incubated for 30 years ...

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The crisis cannot be contained to the
Arab world alone

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