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Post-American Middle East. What's next?

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Post-American Middle East. What's next?In its intensity and tragedy, the political changes affecting the Middle East resemble Europe in the mid-19th century. Then (1848 - 1849) unrest swept the North and Northeastern Mediterranean: France, Italian and German states, including Austria, in which Italians, Hungarians and Croats and Romanians expressed their national aspirations. Modern events, which territorially incorporate the Southern and South-Eastern Mediterranean (Libya, Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen and Syria) look more interdependent than large-scale: Napoleon III Europe had only the telegraph at its disposal, and the population of the Middle East widely uses the Internet, mobile telephony, radio and satellite television.


However, the case is not limited to technology. At the beginning of the second decade of the 21st century, the world order created in the fields of Bretton Woods, Yalta and Potsdam cracked; The global financial and economic crisis of 2008 shattered the former confidence of the dollar as a tool of accumulation on a planetary scale, inflating the already agonizing inflation for the peoples of the South. The countries of the Middle East, more than others, changing oil for dollars, were the first to feel the changes.

His Majesty the Suez Canal

International politics recognizes only power and does not know emptiness. As soon as the hegemonic power weakens and a vacuum is formed in the zone of its responsibility, it is immediately filled with another power or group of powers. Such a fate was prepared for Britain in two world wars, which can be called "wars for the English inheritance." In the XXI century, Washington, as if driven by evil fate, follows the path of London. However, this time, the role of Germany, pacifying British pride, is played by Egypt - the largest Arab State in the Middle East (85 million), exercising military control over the Suez Canal, which accounts for about "10% of world sea communications" (2 ).

But it will be after. In the meantime, we turn to the second half of the XIX century. Narrow waterway "a hundred miles long, dug through the Egyptian desert to link the Red Sea with the Mediterranean", the Suez Canal, built to 1869 by French engineer F. Lesseps, turned into "our highway to India", according to the Prince of Wales, having passed already in 1875, (with the support of the English branch of the Rothschilds) under the control of the British crown (1, C. 514).

The channel, convenient for businessmen and travelers, reduced travel time to India by half; The channel’s significance was strategic, it was the main artery, the vital artery of Britain, connecting England with India and Southeast Asia. Protection of Communications with India formed the basis of the British security strategy. The British armed forces were permanently stationed in this zone. The military significance of the channel became absolutely clear during World War II, when the British in El Alamein did everything to stop the German General Rommel and keep him off (1).

In the world of geo-economics, when control for the transport artery actually means domination not only over one state, but also over a group of countries, the Suez Canal "began to play a new role - the role of the main not for the empire, but for oil"; provided “a path for growing volumes of oil from the Persian Gulf to Europe, reducing the distance to Southampton around the Cape of Good Hope from 11 000 to 6500 miles” (1, C. 515).

This strategic factor does not give rest to the British and Americans in their mutual struggle for Egypt. The result of the struggle is obvious - “presidential leapfrog”. Having displaced H. Mubarak, the protege of the Muslim Brotherhood M. Mursi repeats the fate of his opponent 3 July 2013 g .; further operates the army, which put on A. Mansur. But the struggle for the Suez Canal does not stop there. Radical Islamists are taking weaponprovoking a response from the High Council of the Armed Forces. All parties to the conflict understand that the new world order, which is replacing the American centrism, will be formed by that group of the Western establishment, which does not just control the oil of the Middle East, but will influence the channels of its delivery to the final consumer. In Egypt, the future of the three centers of power - the European Union, Russia and China - is being decided, the degree of their influence on the global economic growth of 2020, the source of which is still oil, is determined.

It is obvious that the "Libyan scenario" in Egypt will not pass: no one, including the US administration, will dare to invade the territory of a state that is comparable to Germany; even the thirty millionth Iraq has become a heavy burden for the American great power. Therefore, subversive actions will be carried out from the inside, through indirect actions. If the Islamists succeed on the Egyptian front, the seizure of Syria, Iran and, consequently, the Strait of Hormuz, will become a matter of time. You do not need to be particularly astute to realize the scale of the power that this narrow strait represents (40% of global oil exports by sea).

Why will the Third World be conducted in the Middle East?

In the first half of the 20th century, when financial flows were more often limited to the range of the classical West, America and the countries of Europe, turning from industrialists into bankers, retained the overwhelming amount of capital in their capital's bins. It was this circumstance that brought the flame of world wars to Europe and the Soviet Union. But in the XXI century everything is different. We are the heirs of a massive investment rush launched by decolonization and national liberation movements in the countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America. In search of greater rents, money, cheap labor and low taxes, set off on a risky journey, saturating the markets of the Middle East, exchanging oil for US dollars.

In addition to strategic raw materials, control over the region’s foreign exchange reserves, which, having fallen into the hands of demagogues, can bring down the entire system of international finance based on the dollar, is of great importance. They should only declare the conversion of their dollar holdings into any other currency and then world war will become a reality.

Results for Russia

The weakening of US power over the Middle East opens up unique opportunities for Russia. First, the growing number of intrastate and interstate conflicts in the Arab East will reinforce the desire of all post-Soviet countries to conclude an alliance with Moscow on new grounds. The self-confidence of some leaders will fade into oblivion, and they will again start talking about the “glorious Soviet times,” when everyone was protected from physical extermination. Secondly, our country, being the largest producer of oil and gas, will take on the role of the United States during the Second World War, supplying allies with fuel, which will make it possible to determine not only the regional but also the global agenda. The cooperation of Rosneft and ExxonMobil is only the preparation of this process. Third, the dependence of United Europe and China on Russian oil and gas transit will increase.
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  1. makst83
    makst83 23 August 2013 09: 59 New
    +7
    It's time to head back to the Middle East! Only "allies" should be chosen more thoughtfully (weighed) and carefully and not under oral intentions, but under firm and real agreements!
    1. eplewke
      eplewke 23 August 2013 16: 25 New
      11
      East is a delicate matter...
      Firstly, expanding its influence in the Middle East, we must deal with Saudi Arabia - the main hotbed of Wahhabism! Arrange color revolutions there; the soil for this is available in this country. And then think about how to acquire solid allies in the East. America will order itself to live long, it is a matter of time ... But the Middle East cannot be given without a fight. Oil is not endless, but as long as it is abundant in this region, the region is Russia's strategic interest ...
      1. Geisenberg
        Geisenberg 24 August 2013 17: 06 New
        +1
        Quote: eplewke
        East is a delicate matter...
        First, expanding its influence in the Middle East, it is necessary to deal with Saudi Arabia - the main hotbed of Wahhabism! Arrange color revolutions there, the ground for this in this country


        Unfortunately, these methods are not included in our means of geopolitical influence. This is too swine. Although I agree, it would be very simple to exterminate the Saudi family and squander their puppet.
    2. mihasik
      mihasik 23 August 2013 20: 19 New
      +5
      Hooray! Come back, because makst83 said so! Hurray again !!!! Before the war in Libya and Egypt, we used our (Russian) fleet to transport food and feed grain to these countries under long-term contracts. When Libya was out of date, they lost some contracts, because in the war there is no time for contracts and with whom to conclude them? And for what (under what guarantees?) When "WE" introduced an embargo on the export of grain from the country .... DO NOT REMEMBER WHO SIGNED IT !? - We lost EGYPT. Annual deliveries to this country amounted to 6 million tons. Now 1 million tons. And why?! And because a holy place is never empty! And who took it, huh? Canada, USA. WHAT RETURNS ARE YOU SPEAKING ABOUT! ???? TRANSPORTATION (Ship companies of the Russian Federation in Zh.pe) Grain suppliers in the same place ... So what are we doing in relation to the country and to others too! ??? And they hoped for us - at least Egypt.
  2. domokl
    domokl 23 August 2013 15: 25 New
    11
    Something is doubtful to me the fundamental basis of the article. what positions did the USA lose in the region? Rather, we did not even restore half of what the USSR had. The rest seems to be beautiful. But if the initial thesis is controversial, then everything else turns into a house of cards
    1. Che
      Che 23 August 2013 20: 24 New
      +3
      Domocles.
      Not so simple. England it's time to rotten, and the amers will perish. Relations between the master and the slave no longer channel. The future belongs to more just relations between peoples and people. Time is rapidly moving into another era.

      And I personally liked the last paragraph.
      1. Hudo
        Hudo 23 August 2013 22: 09 New
        +2
        The military significance of the canal became absolutely clear during World War II, when the British in El Alamein did everything to stop German General Rommel and not let him go further

        But ho ho, not ho ho, comrade author? It was our grandfathers who, with their courage, near Stalingrad, put a fat cross on the undertakings of all kinds of brown rommel and other African mellentins there.
      2. domokl
        domokl 24 August 2013 05: 48 New
        +1
        Quote: Che
        The future belongs to more just relations between peoples and people. Time is rapidly moving to another era.

        We are not at the rally. And the readers here are not passers-by. What kind of justice are you talking about? There are interests of the country, there are interests of a group of people and there are interests of specific people. Look at the first 20 of consumer countries, countries with a high standard of living. And now think that will be with the governments and presidents of these countries if the standard of living falls in them? And in your case, if somewhere should arrive (the so-called fair distribution and fair relations), then somewhere it should decrease ..
        In the entire history of mankind, this metamorphosis was solved only in one way-war. And nothing else.
        1. Che
          Che 24 August 2013 07: 31 New
          +2
          Quote: domokl
          We are not at the rally. And the readers here are not passers-by. What justice are you talking about?


          The stump is not clear at the rally. The world is changing everyone feels it. What will he be like? I think a lot will change for the better. So far, Casey’s predictions have come true. Surprisingly enough.
        2. Geisenberg
          Geisenberg 24 August 2013 17: 13 New
          +2
          Quote: domokl
          Now think about what will happen to the governments and presidents of these countries if the standard of living in them falls?



          But nothing will happen. They both ruled and will remain. The maximum will be replaced by the vice chairman, and the puppeteer will remain in place, only it will become angrier.

          In Greece, the government did not change much, also in Spain, in Bulgaria so, contrary to everything, the government stands on its own, etc. etc.
  3. serge-68-68
    serge-68-68 23 August 2013 15: 29 New
    +6
    1. Delirium: "Secondly, our country, being the largest producer of oil and gas, will assume the role of the United States during the Second World War, supplying the allies with fuel, which will determine not only the regional, but also the global agenda" - which allies and what kind of fuel will Russia supply in the Middle East?
    2. Russia has no resources to "return" to the Middle East.
    1. a52333
      a52333 23 August 2013 15: 47 New
      +1
      For Russia, Suez is important. Qatar with its gas (under the control of Suez) can sit down and smoke bamboo - cigarettes are no longer enough. Control over Syria and Suez = uninterrupted and cost-effective operation of Gazprom in Europe
      1. APASUS
        APASUS 23 August 2013 18: 00 New
        +8
        Quote: a52333
        For Russia, Suez is important. Qatar with its gas (under the control of Suez) can sit down and smoke bamboo - cigarettes are no longer enough. Control over Syria and Suez = uninterrupted and cost-effective operation of Gazprom in Europe

        If war breaks out in Egypt, the Northern Sea Route and naturally the RF will greatly increase. So we can even win a little, but the main thing is that these revolutionaries would not light the south for us!
  4. saag
    saag 23 August 2013 15: 36 New
    +7
    There this fuel in the Middle East is like shoe polish in a shoe polish factory
  5. RBLip
    RBLip 23 August 2013 15: 38 New
    +2
    Quote: makst83
    It's time to return to the Middle East!

    and when were we there?
  6. Arkan
    Arkan 23 August 2013 15: 39 New
    +4
    America deliberately wreaks havoc in the East. Russia can and must stop this chaos.
  7. Vtel
    Vtel 23 August 2013 15: 39 New
    +2
    The weakening of American power over the Middle East offers Russia unique opportunities.


    How would they take the current while they weakened or buried.

    "- Nasrulaev and Katz died on the job.
    - Katz is only shell-shocked.
    “What are your opinions, Comrade Katz?”
    - Katz offers to give up!
    "The Russians don't give up ... Comrade Katz."
    1. Che
      Che 24 August 2013 07: 27 New
      0
      Quote: Vtel
      "The Russians don't give up ... Comrade Katz."


      wassat Good joke, I remember.
  8. ivshubarin
    ivshubarin 23 August 2013 15: 40 New
    +4
    We have not yet fully strengthened, set ourselves global goals
  9. VadimSt
    VadimSt 23 August 2013 15: 55 New
    +5
    The practice of world diplomacy has long been out of date!
    It was possible to play the roles of "good and bad uncle" in the 20th century, when the colonial system was collapsing, and two oppositely polar political systems competed. The principle "He is ours, because he is not with them" allowed political crooks to have interest-free, or even irrevocable injections into the economy, supply of weapons, etc. How much did the Union lose on this? What could be the economy and living standards of the country without this waste of funds? Free cheese is dangerous not only for the mouse, but also for the mousetrap itself.

    The basis of the new diplomacy should be a clearly predicted rapprochement with interested countries on the basis of respect for self-determination, independence, economic, political and military benefits from such cooperation.
  10. WIN969
    WIN969 23 August 2013 15: 55 New
    +7
    The whole praised army of Omerika, which, as it were, is 20 years ahead of ours, could not win a single war in the Middle East. Anyway, omerica never won more than one war. Now it remains to dispel the myth of shale gas once and for all, and then they will turn away from Omerika and join Russia.
  11. Yuri Y.
    Yuri Y. 23 August 2013 16: 20 New
    +3
    We need at least to finish things in Syria, and then we'll see. America, of course, will not go anywhere, one way or another will be present in this region.
  12. Arkan
    Arkan 23 August 2013 16: 24 New
    +4
    Quote: RBLip
    Quote: makst83
    It's time to return to the Middle East!

    and when were we there?

    High Aswan Dam, Helwan Iron and Steel Works, Nag Hammadi Aluminum Plant, phosphate complex in Abu Tartur. Plus weapons, the training of Egyptian specialists in our country, and progressive trade between our countries. And this is only in the ARE. We built quite a few in this region. Before the Middle East crisis, there was also active tourism. Can America and Europe boast of anything like that? After the Tolerast’s interventions in the lands of the Middle East, blood and fire from the conflagration, pain and even worse poverty are pouring.
    1. Max otto
      Max otto 23 August 2013 21: 15 New
      +1
      Well, it’s not bad to build oil and gas current towers, which is what they actually do, and more, they say, they have nothing to do there. True, they do not know how to hide it skillfully, they are great specialists in PR.
  13. IRBIS
    IRBIS 23 August 2013 16: 30 New
    +5
    Suez Canal is not Halam Balam. Very dramatic events can unfold around him. If there is a threat to the movement of ships along it, then immediately there will be more than a dozen angry countries that will face energy collapse. At best, Egypt will be forced to transfer the protection of the canal to international forces. I don’t even want to assume the worst option. Oil prices will go wild, the situation may get out of control and will have unpredictable results.
    1. ivshubarin
      ivshubarin 23 August 2013 17: 31 New
      +2
      There is an alternative to SevMorPut, there are no pirates
  14. Grbear
    Grbear 23 August 2013 17: 05 New
    +4
    Egypt will never again be Nasser, no matter what the Union did in the past. They forgave us everything. 40-60% of the economy is controlled by the army. It's just business. And Miller will do more there than Shoigu. And GDP should be "squeezed" Syria and not scattered.
  15. observer
    observer 23 August 2013 17: 07 New
    +1
    so high oil prices like us and on hand.
    1. Stas
      Stas 24 August 2013 05: 44 New
      0
      That is to your advantage, the fact that gasoline is still more expensive, respectively, travel in public transport, prices for the delivery of all goods by road will begin to rise. And you are not an official by chance, or can you work in Gazmyas?
      First of all, rising oil prices always hit the unprotected sections of the population, who do not stick out money anyway. Here and so gasoline at a space price. Well, Gazmyas, of course, will be in chocolate ....
  16. igorek451
    igorek451 23 August 2013 17: 17 New
    +1
    Quote: IRBIS
    At best, Egypt will be forced to transfer the protection of the canal to international forces. I don’t even want to assume the worst option. Oil prices will go wild, the situation may get out of control and will have unpredictable results.
  17. igorek451
    igorek451 23 August 2013 17: 19 New
    0
    IRBIS
    And what is so bad for Russia if oil prices jump sharply ..? Rather, the opposite .. Only the economy will revive. The main thing is that he will then manage this crazy money smartly ..
    1. tilovaykrisa
      tilovaykrisa 23 August 2013 17: 24 New
      +3
      There is a huge minus, while the oil economy does not develop all other directions, we should not only sell the oil industry but also rivet iPhones. The principle of easy money is working here, and they are known to corrupt.
    2. Stas
      Stas 24 August 2013 06: 03 New
      0
      Do you have a car? Then get ready to fork out sharply for fuel. You probably eat some products from stores when you get ready that the prices for their delivery will jump sharply, because they do not rise on the shelves, but require delivery by transport. Well, and accordingly, public transport will go up significantly - which will hit the pocket of ordinary people. But oligarchs and corporations, of course, will receive their super-profits - as I understand it, do you want this? Well, Deribaski and Abramovich, and even without you, can manage easy money in the best possible way ... So what kind of economy will come to life, maybe only the American one?
      Of course, several thousand people will win at the feeding trough, and millions of other people will lose. And to you in deputies and whether the government is necessary !!! There are many such benefactors.
  18. andrei332809
    andrei332809 23 August 2013 17: 23 New
    +2
    I think now the main thing is not to let this mess into our territory. and taking into account the mentality and traditions, not earlier than fifty years later everything will settle down on the BV
  19. Revolver
    Revolver 23 August 2013 17: 24 New
    +3
    Quote: from article
    In the first half of the twentieth century, when financial flows were more often limited to the area of ​​the classical West, America and the countries of Europe, having turned from industrialists into bankers, kept the prevailing amount of capital in their capital bins.

    The author has something wrong with the times. Back in the 1980s, industry in the West flourished, and some industries and some countries (in particular Germany and Japan) are still producing and growing. The flight of industries, especially labor-intensive ones (clothing, furniture, consumer electronics) to countries with cheap labor began somewhere in the late 1980s. And capital is not "held in the capital's bins" but, on the contrary, constantly flows from place to place in search of the greatest returns on investment. And this lack of attention to individual facts casts doubt on the article as a whole.
  20. falcon
    falcon 23 August 2013 18: 03 New
    +4
    It is debatable that America has lost influence in the region, it seems to me that the author wishes out for
    valid. The fact that the anthill was knocked to the ground, I agree with this. What will be the outcome
    for Russia, wait and see. In many ways, this will depend on the development of the situation in Syria.
  21. alone
    alone 23 August 2013 18: 22 New
    +4
    The largest players in the Middle East are Egypt, Syria, Israel, Jordan. If you judge the current situation, three out of four are under the hood of the United States, and the only ally of Russia, Syria is now in such a position that, even if Assad wins, it will no longer play such a role as let’s argue objectively. Syria is already almost in ruins, and it will take a long time to restore its former power ((and the region was lost even when Anwar Sadat concluded an agreement with the Americans. Understand me correctly, Russia is still strong, but this is no longer the USSR. The power of the USSR and present-day Russia are incomparable (
    1. Che
      Che 23 August 2013 20: 29 New
      +1
      Quote: lonely
      the power of the USSR and present-day Russia are incomparable (


      This is so far, time goes by, everything changes. And that will change.
    2. ultra
      ultra 27 August 2013 11: 19 New
      0
      Quote: lonely
      even if Assad wins, he will no longer play such a role as before

      Quite the opposite! If he wins, he will play a much larger role than before! (Political). And the military and economic component will be acquired (if the process is properly managed).
  22. individual
    individual 23 August 2013 18: 42 New
    +2
    Oil quickly flowed into the dollar and, in conjunction with the oil-dollar, dictated the ideology of the development of Western civilization.
    The importance of oil in life has not changed, the dollar has changed, not secured by anything but the power of a star-striped flag.
    The West sees a gap in the need for the dollar and its insignificance in providing gold. Germany, the locomotive of the European Union, demands its gold reserves from Washington, but gets a damn, as the states have long been depleted and smoothly transferred to the banks of China, Hong Kong and Russia. So there will be a new bunch of oil to the renminbi, the ruble or their derivative, which means a different civilization is coming and the Anglo-Saxon model of the world order comes The End!
  23. olviko
    olviko 23 August 2013 18: 56 New
    +2
    "All parties to the conflict understand that the new world order, replacing American-centrism, will be formed by the group of the Western establishment that does not just control the oil in the Middle East, but influences the channels of its delivery to the final consumer."

    Now oil in the Middle East is controlled by the United States. Could you explain what groups of the Western establishment are we talking about? The European Union is clearly not pulling, Israel - even more so. Then who ?
  24. drei612
    drei612 23 August 2013 19: 35 New
    +2
    I agree with the article.
  25. Selevc
    Selevc 23 August 2013 21: 20 New
    +4
    The Middle East is a region of contrasts ... Literally nearby, at a distance of some tens of kilometers, tourism and the economy are flourishing in neighboring countries, and war is raging in others and people die like flies every day ...

    I would like to note that the Middle East has stability regions and vice versa chaos regions - all countries under the protectorate of the United States (Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Morocco, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates) are in the stability zone ... And the chaos countries are either former allies of the USSR (Syria, Iraq, Algeria ) or the so-called in the past countries from the non-aligned bloc (Libya, Iran) ... The fact that the mess mostly affected the countries of the last two categories suggests one thing - someone (the USA) needs to clearly strengthen its influence there ... But I think that it is unlikely that in the near future everything will end with World War III - there were conflicts in the Middle East and hotter today - and Syria fought with Israel and Israel, and Israel seemed to be close to using nuclear weapons in 1973 - but it somehow subsided - I think that and now settle down ...
    On the sad results of the wars in Libya and Yugoslavia, one global result can be made - they will not join anyone badly and are fraught with serious problems in the future !!! For me personally, in the Libyan war, there was one most interesting episode - the message that US Special Forces Take Control of Benghazi Oil Field - only this one moment fully speaks about the reasons and about the customers and the consequences of the war ...
  26. Silkway0026
    Silkway0026 23 August 2013 21: 56 New
    +4
    oh-ho ... not so simple, colleagues, not so simple! Yes, we are returning, not only to the Middle East. we just come back to life. but nobody will give anything to us, especially P. Indos. crap will be at every turn. well, even though our leader is capable, he doesn’t say much like MSG, doesn’t drink like EBN, he’s not particularly keen on gadgets, like ... well, you know.
  27. Bakht
    Bakht 24 August 2013 00: 03 New
    +3
    The author made very controversial conclusions. Practically unsupported. Any of his conclusions can be remarked on. The only positive aspect of the article is "stop, look back".

    Egypt has long been lost. Libya is lost recently. Syria must not be surrendered. And prepare for riots in Turkey (the last point is very undesirable, but possible).
  28. dima-fesko
    dima-fesko 24 August 2013 00: 06 New
    +1
    America will survive in the region for at least another 10 years, and some want the result today.
  29. voliador
    voliador 24 August 2013 00: 37 New
    +1
    The Smerikanians will do everything to control both the oil fields and the main ways of its transportation. And all of them will not give a damn.
  30. Siberian
    Siberian 24 August 2013 01: 16 New
    +1
    Post-American Middle East. What's next?
    Of course right now I’ll say baby talk. Nobody would go to them, they would build their own world themselves, and would understand themselves. And then let them turn to us themselves (if they do not destroy themselves); what they want to sell and what to buy. But there’s no nonsense to some that on our part, that they put their nose in there, I’m sorry (pidrills), like there was no mother. I apologize again for this nonsense. Sleep hunting, Good night, dear.
  31. Corsair
    Corsair 24 August 2013 01: 40 New
    +2
    Quote from the article:
    At the beginning of the second decade of the 21st century, the world order created on the fields of Bretton Woods, Yalta and Potsdam cracked;

    The only thing I can say about this is that Any a well-functioning system can collapse from hostile or simply stupid interference in its work.
    The beginning of everything was laid by the collapse of the USSR, then the "probable enemy", taking advantage of the lack of control, began to "reformat the" world order "for himself.
    And now Russia, having returned to Big Politics, is forced to rectify the situation.
    But this is not a momentary or simple matter ...
  32. chehywed
    chehywed 24 August 2013 02: 09 New
    +4
    East is a delicate matter. (Comrade Sukhov)
    While in Tunisia, 1995 was struck by the difference in life between the cities in this tiny (by Russian standards) country. Gabes, a purely Muslim city in which coffee houses are filled with idle men, and women are engaged in raising money, mainly trading in the market. Alcohol is not for sale, there is one pub and a strange restaurant that offers some strange potion (bottles without labels corked with wax) . Somewhere outside the city there is a supermarket for Europeans.
    A couple of hours drive from the citySfax, neon signs, girls in mini, bars, fountains, fun.
    I was told: And in Bizert, in general, Europe.
    But I wasn’t there.
    Upon learning that I was a Russian merchant in Gabes who complained, they say there is no USSR, now the States will take everything here. I was encouraged, they say Russia is not a rag, it will gain strength and intercede. It seems that he was not mistaken ...
  33. an_ursus
    an_ursus 24 August 2013 07: 21 New
    +2
    Unfortunately, there will be a battle, and not just words. Obviously - demonic hedonism rushing from all cracks ...
  34. Ross
    Ross 25 August 2013 13: 52 New
    +1
    Quote: eplewke
    East is a delicate matter...
    Firstly, expanding its influence in the Middle East, we must deal with Saudi Arabia - the main hotbed of Wahhabism! Arrange color revolutions there; the soil for this is available in this country. And then think about how to acquire solid allies in the East. America will order itself to live long, it is a matter of time ... But the Middle East cannot be given without a fight. Oil is not endless, but as long as it is abundant in this region, the region is Russia's strategic interest ...

    Having dealt with Saudi Arabia, the entire American order in the Middle East will immediately collapse. This is the main ally of the Amer. The balance of power will change immediately.
  35. Yugra
    Yugra 26 August 2013 19: 10 New
    0
    Oh, how much our help to Syria is needed today. Go to OUR Tartus and shoot down the winged ones flying to Syria. We have the right to defend ourselves and our base ... And the Americans, what can they wish, the second of September 11, only more destructive
  36. kmike
    kmike 27 August 2013 09: 55 New
    0
    The future is terrible, but the prospects for the country are positive. For a long time the spirit of the third world has been in the air. Something must happen, the whole world has already gotten with its crap.