Once again, history reaches into the present to fashion the future. Is the war on terrorism a clash of civilizations? Yes, it is.One page, the blog-bite of 5,000 years of history.
More specifically, there are three wars:
There are two truths about Iraq, the truth of perception and the truth of history. More often than not, these two truths do not coincide.
- The West, (and the rest of the World’s) need to keep the oil pumping
- The 1,344-year-old Sunni-Shi’a conflict over the truth of Islam. Nothing evidences this more than the willingness of each sect to kill the other in Iraq
- al-Qaida’s war of terror against foreign influence in Arab Countries and foreigners in Saudi Arabia.
Source: Bethlam Chronicles
04 July 2005
The Antagonist has been meaning to post this for a while so, without further ado, here it is:
Posted by The Antagonist at 4:27:00 pm