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The Arab world is disappointed in America

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Recently, Bahrain First Deputy Prime Minister Salman Bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, who is also the Crown Prince, explained to the United States that the Washington policy in the Middle East is “schizophrenic” (rightly said: schizophrenic) through the British newspaper The Telegraph. The characteristics of this policy, according to the prince, are variability and reactionaryness. And with this approach, the US administration will soon lose influence in the Middle East. What will the Middle East answer? Turn from the States to Russia.


The Arab world is disappointed in America


What does the prince like about Russian politics? According to him, the Russians are “reliable friends”. America, pursuing a "schizophrenic" policy in the Arab world, risks losing influence there. The region will turn to Moscow. Some states in the region, he said, are thinking of developing multilateral relations, and not rely on Washington alone.

The Russians, on the other hand, proved their reliability by settling the crisis in Syria at the international level related to chemical weapons. Obama simply let Putin seize the initiative here.

Do not like the Arab world and the situation with Iran. A temporary agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran, signed by the “six”, caused an increase in tensions in the region.

Even before Washington differed unpredictability policy. In 2011, Bahrain condemned the White House to call for the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president. But Mubarak was an ally of the West for many years.

Prince believes that in the U.S. there is no long-term strategic planning and policy is made only in the context of election cycles.

As a result, the key Middle East countries can shift to a close encounter with Russia.

In this connection, we can note that the statements of Russian diplomats, referring to the Middle East and in general to countries where the so-called “Arab spring” has passed, can be considered very timely.

10 December, the head of the International Committee Mikhail Margelov made at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (London). He explained to the audience that Russia's policy towards the Middle East and North Africa aimed at the preservation of international law.

According to him, Moscow is credited with “distrust of the ability of Arab countries to build democracy.” However, this is not true, noted Margelov. But Russia believes that "democracy should be the internal choice of these countries."

There are also features of democracy in the Arab world - such that the West seems illiberal. Nevertheless, according to Comrade Margelov, one should take into account historical and cultural characteristics of the Arab states.

Common position of the Russian Federation with respect to the Middle East and North Africa, according to the head of the Federation Council Committee are: to strengthen peace, stability and the rule of international law, etc. In the field of international problems Russia welcomes the collective principle. Libyan scenario shocked Moscow and Russia believes that NATO has no right to change the political regime.

A day earlier, the subject of the Middle East have affected Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman. The meeting took place in Moscow.

Comrade Lavrov reaffirmed Russia's principled position: the solution of problems is possible through a broad national dialogue, eliminating violence and external intervention. In this context, the Geneva-2 conference is designed to facilitate the translation of the confrontation in Syria into the mainstream political settlement.

The Fund for Economic and Social Studies of Turkey has recently summarized the results of a survey that touched on aspects of the popularity of different powers in the region, starting, of course, from Turkey itself. Respondents noted the growing popularity of Russia and China. At the same time, the majority of respondents showed a negative perception of the “Arab spring”.

However, other analysts believe that in the Arab world now holds vacuum external force. That is, America is not the same, but Russia did not replace it in the Middle East.

In the article "Russia Cannot Replace America in the Middle East" ("The Financial Times") by David Gardner expresses the idea that the Middle East has its own ideas about who will leave and who will come to the region, and whether it will come.

“The growing strength of the Arab and Israeli allies that the United States is no longer a reliable ally in intricate intrigues and evil rivalry in the Middle East raises assumptions about the return of Russia there. Some people saw a turning point in last week’s widely publicized visit by the Russian foreign and defense ministers to Cairo. The visit took place 41 a year after President Anwar Sadat expelled Soviet military advisers from 20000 from Egypt. If this is so, then it is completely incomprehensible where Egypt can turn, as well as other allies in America who are disillusioned with America like Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Israel. ”


Saudi Arabia, like Egypt, feels betrayed. The White House did nothing to prevent the overthrow of Mubarak. And when the army overthrew Mursi and the Muslim Brotherhood in June, Washington retained part of the US military aid worth 1,3 billion dollars a year, which was inviolable, being part of a peace treaty between Egypt and Israel from the year 1979. Israel, the author notes, is also dissatisfied: after all, he witnessed the end of tyrants, who had previously restrained people's dislike of the policies of the Jewish state.

Turkey and Saudi Arabia have broken up for Washington because of Syria. They are not happy with the "strange mixture of indecision and adventurism," through which Mr. Obama operates.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has promised to buy a Chinese missile defense system that is incompatible with the technique NATO allies of Ankara.

Saudi Arabia has generally declared an "important shift" in relations with the United States, despite the long-standing alliance.

As for the possibility of rapprochement between the United States and Iran, this “perspective” evokes horror in Israel and Saudi Arabia. These states are convinced that the Shiite Islamic Republic is threatening them, and will accept only the surrender of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the change of the ruling regime there.

And what is there to offer the Middle East Russia? Difficult to understand, the author writes.

Hence the "problem of vacuum".

Yes, we can note the wrong behavior of the United States and the West in Syria in general, yes, the barbarians are already at the gate. In such circumstances, Russia, the analyst notes, "looks good." Her strength is that she “always supports the Assad regime,” which today “wins one military victory after another.” In Putin, the author writes, “a simple strategy, and he clearly adheres to it.”

But Obama is no longer believed because of the notorious “red lines”.

“The time of American unlimited influence in the Middle East seems to be coming to an end, but it’s hard to believe that Russia will be able to replace the United States. Even in the Soviet era, Moscow managed only the role of interference. Today, when its economy is built almost exclusively on oil and is in the second technology division, Russia has become a second-rate power. And no one gives preference to Russian weapons systems when you can buy American ones. ”


Thus, the analyst brings his readers to the conclusion that the Middle East was formed foreign policy vacuum. U.S. weakened, Obama's actions cause mistrust, but Moscow did not have the capacity to replace the Washington region.

Judge passed another important regional component. Russia's economy is really tied to hydrocarbons, while Iran managed to move closer to the West via Geneva.

The other day, the US Congress decided not to impose additional sanctions against Iran, and even earlier the United States gave Tehran "indulgences" of seven billion dollars. If Tehran starts supplying oil to the world market in the future, then its world price may fall. Some stock market analysts are confident that the decline will be large. It is difficult to say how these predictions come true. However, it should be noted that in this vein the rapprochement between the United States and Iran (or, more precisely, the West and Iran) is not accidental. In the light of the intensified “cold war”, which, as it turned out, was not ending, Washington and Brussels decided to bring down world oil prices in order to “get” Russia and Putin personally, who for some reason is listed in the USA and Western Europe as a forerunner of the communist “USSR 2.0 ”, although in reality it’s the least like this prophet: oligarchy reigns happily in Russia and the last remnants of everything Soviet are uprooted - the concept of the Great October Socialist Revolution will not even appear in new school textbooks. In any case, it is beneficial for the West to weaken Russia: after all, the West still wants to set the tone for the planet. Washington and Brussels became decrepit, but they are not going to give up. They will not “coexist peacefully” with both “socialist” China and “Soviet” Russia. The current dragging of Ukraine from the CU into the EU, including through large IMF loans, is one of the serious attempts to disrupt integration processes in the post-Soviet space. In March, the 2014 of the year will be the end: most likely, the West will be achieved by hook or by crook, and Ukraine’s association agreement with the EU will be signed. In Brussels, they are well aware that the friendship of Kiev with Moscow is severely tested by gas debts ...

So, the question arises: what kind of policy can Russia pursue in the Middle East? What is profitable for her today? Iran is an ally of Syria, which Moscow supports. The Iranian nuclear issue The Kremlin proposes to solve, too, only by diplomatic means. Yes, the policy is simple. But Tehran is a significant raw material rival of Moscow, and in this sense, the Kremlin would benefit from its infringement. In addition, it is quite possible to assume that after protracted sanctions, the IRI will start selling oil, as they say, “without brakes”: inflation is unstable in the country, the economic situation is unstable, and the budget urgently needs currency. Stock traders panic for a reason.

Syria is a different story. If Assad remains in power, if the Islamist thugs and their sponsors from Saudi Arabia lose, Qatar will not draw a gas pipeline to Turkey and beyond. As a result, Europe will continue to grumble, but pay Gazprom and be supplied with Russian blue fuel.

It is clear that there can be no uniform policy in the Middle East. Each regional player and each external player have their own selfish interests. And that's fine.

Another thing is that, through the mouth of Comrade Lavrov, Russia stands for the solution of regional problems through national dialogue, which excludes external intervention. This is also normal, and such a civilized practice must be adhered to by any state that has international interests. To rob and arrange colonies everywhere is from the history of another time. Even the rocket plantation of "democracy" seems to be a thing of the past. Just because of the economic depression.

Foreign vacuum in the Middle East is not. U.S. will not go there: they have there ally Israel, they have there petrodollar contractual basis, they military bases there. Russia will not replace the U.S., but international role will still get bigger. Former unipolar world in the eyes transformed into a multipolar.
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  1. Same lech
    Same lech 13 December 2013 08: 02
    +5
    It turns out that the USA is breaking away from the influence of RUSSIA UKRAINE with its actions, and at the same time, the Middle East is breaking away from the USA through their own fault.
    1. Civil
      Civil 13 December 2013 08: 07
      +6
      Obese Arabs begin to guess that they were bred again :-). No mind, consider a disabled person.
      Iran turned into a competitor overnight, the collapse of oil prices, so it comes around to us. True, this will help to solve some internal problems.
      1. Sergey_K
        Sergey_K 13 December 2013 16: 33
        0
        Well, there’s a shibanut who broadcast that Iran, Syria and all their fuck ... brothers, our brothers. Where are these zombies now?
      2. Gluxar_
        Gluxar_ 13 December 2013 18: 51
        +4
        Quote: Civil
        Obese Arabs begin to guess that they were bred again :-). No mind, consider a disabled person.
        Iran turned into a competitor overnight, the collapse of oil prices, so it comes around to us. True, this will help to solve some internal problems.

        What nonsense are you writing? What is the collapse in oil prices? Do you think Iran is not selling its oil today? In the best years, it mined up to 4 million barrels a day, today it produces 2.6 million due to sanctions. Even if we return to the peak of production, it is only about 1% of world production.
        Where is the influence of shale oil more serious? However, you see that it somehow affected the world prices? Price collapse will never happen again. The virtual economy of the 90s failed.
        Today, the USA itself cannot afford cheap oil, as it is one of the main producers. And the price of oil below $ 100 makes their business unprofitable. Those astronomical subsidies and state support that American energy companies receive lower the acceptable price level to $ 90, but under market conditions this is already below profitability. The same goes for gas prices.

        But the fact that Iran has resisted the pressure of the United States is the United States itself as it comes around. It is already beginning. The same Saudis are not so devotedly looking into their mouths, and soon they can send Uncle Sema to hell. The very Egypt that the US has controlled for the past 50 years is moving away from them. And the US military-industrial complex without such buyers will lose weight quickly, like the entire US economy.
      3. Sid.74
        Sid.74 14 December 2013 03: 40
        +2
        Here is the news from RT!
        Armed radicals from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group kidnapped 120 residents of the village of Ihra on the border with Turkey. All the abductees are Kurds, among them there are women.

        Here's another
        Israel and Egypt do not allow to rid the Middle East of chemical weapons by refusing to accede to the international Convention on its prohibition. But the space for maneuver in these countries is less and less, because the document has already been signed by Syria.

        And further...
        A representative of the Free Syrian Army expressed disappointment with the decision of Washington and London to stop the supply of "non-lethal" military assistance, reports The Associated Press.

        Syrian troops destroyed 120 militants in the city of Adra near Damascus, among them 22 Saudi mercenary - ITAR-TASS

        And quite unexpectedly ...
        ANKARA, 13 Dec - RIA Novosti, Alena Palazhchenko. The deportation of Armenians in 1915 was an inhuman act, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said in an airplane to journalists who accompanied him during his visit to Yerevan, Turkish Hurriyet Daily news reported on Friday.

        The Turks in the CU are gathered here, and they are smearing Armenia as it is a full member of the CU without five minutes! You look and recognize the genocide, Yerevan will be happy with buns from all sides!
        East where now there are so many players to predict something quite difficult but the fact that everyone ran up and got nervous is for sure! The new year promises to be interesting friends! good
    2. APES
      APES 13 December 2013 09: 22
      +2
      Quote: The same LYOKHA
      An interesting situation

      The Arab world is disappointed in America


      Oddly enough, I am also disappointed, and for a long time - probably from the first class - I don’t remember exactly ....
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    4. Sakhalininsk
      Sakhalininsk 13 December 2013 11: 53
      +1
      Quote: The same LYOKHA
      It turns out that the USA is breaking away from the influence of RUSSIA UKRAINE with its actions, and at the same time, the Middle East is breaking away from the USA through their own fault.


      Everything is much more banal and prosaic, the blatantly Saxon principle of playing the game is throwing as much feces as possible on the fan and actively howling to the winds ... but there is always someone guilty of the stench that happened, and the guilty one should always be the one the finger seems impudent Saxons.
    5. Gluxar_
      Gluxar_ 13 December 2013 18: 40
      +2
      Quote: The same LYOKHA
      It turns out that the USA is breaking away from the influence of RUSSIA UKRAINE with its actions, and at the same time, the Middle East is breaking away from the USA through their own fault.

      You are looking in the wrong direction. Ukraine has been split off from Russia for 20 years. But in November something went wrong with the "cleavers". Today they make more mistakes in hysterics, which will eventually bury all their attempts at the Eastern Partnership project. By their actions, they themselves are returning Ukraine to the arms of Russia. If a month ago no one was going to marry Yanukovych, today thousands of people are ready to marry even this ghoul. Let's wait for the events of the weekend, then let's see what kind of genie the West released with its hysteria against Yanukovych.
      1. alone
        alone 14 December 2013 00: 28
        +1
        The Crown Prince’s statement is not surprising. The United States did leave the Gulf countries face to face with Assad. The Arabs clearly did not expect this action from the United States.
        Although history always proves one truth.
        English-American politics has no friends.
  2. makarov
    makarov 13 December 2013 08: 09
    +8
    the Saudis are trying to knead more shit, put together feces, to pit more than anyone else, and seem like swallows themselves ... and they didn’t see such suckers ... they’re just shitty in politics
    1. Shumer
      Shumer 13 December 2013 16: 04
      0
      I agree with you 100% - they are smart guys, but even more they are cunning in their favor.
  3. saag
    saag 13 December 2013 08: 13
    +4
    Nothing good is happening, Ukraine is moving west, Iran has embarked on a multi-vector path, they decided to forget about the October revolution, where does this world go?
    1. Botanologist
      Botanologist 13 December 2013 21: 59
      0
      Quote: saag
      Ukraine goes west, Iran has embarked on a multi-vector path, they decided to forget about the October revolution where this world is heading


      Ukraine has been hanging around history somewhere ... between, Iran and multi-vectoring are somehow completely incompatible, the October Revolution will still be of genuine interest to our grandchildren, if only because such a transition from monarchy to authoritarianism in history is infrequent and therefore instructive . And the world is going to where it was going all the time - through the Babylonian pandemonium to some kind of harmony and true spiritual values. But this path is not easy and not straight.
  4. Sterlya
    Sterlya 13 December 2013 08: 17
    +5
    Countries are like people.
    For example. You see two "friends". and you see how one deceives the other. breeds. takes advantage of it. Would you be friends with such a friend? I personally don't. Even though he's rich and strong (today)
  5. ZU-23
    ZU-23 13 December 2013 08: 19
    +3
    In principle, Israel and the Arab world will now be the leading players in this show, so we are waiting for the next silly tricks.
  6. S-200
    S-200 13 December 2013 08: 21
    +2
    Prince believes that in the U.S. there is no long-term strategic planning and policy is made only in the context of election cycles.
    Such is the nature of US FOREIGN POLICY ...
    The Middle Eastern monarchies are to their liking - to deal with the authoritarian leader of the country, who have been steadily providing a coherent foreign policy in the region, even if sometimes contrary to some of their current interests. This allows them to carry out strategic planning for the development of their countries in the long term with a high probability of success.
  7. Normman
    Normman 13 December 2013 08: 29
    +5
    The Arab world can be disappointed in America as much as it wants. This world has simply forgotten that America holds it tightly for money. America will continue to be "disappointed" with their money, and it will be very painful to twist them. Then we will listen with what thin voices they will apologize. Arabs are not players at all and should not be taken seriously. I see it this way, the dog barks at the owner, and wags its tail for us.
    1. avt
      avt 13 December 2013 10: 53
      +1
      Quote: Normman
      The Arab world can be disappointed in America as much as it wants. This world has simply forgotten that America holds it tightly for money. America will continue to be "disappointed" with their money, and it will be very painful to twist them. Then we will listen with what thin voices they will apologize. Arabs are not players at all and should not be taken seriously.

      Not only for money, they are sitting in Qatar for themselves, and the whole southern command. Already wrote - it seems that the camel-dwellers realized that they were no one to call them, they saw a map of future states on the territory of their residence and the inexorable fulfillment of these plans. So they twitched. By the way, no one is covering the situation in Yemen, and there the guys are spire, and even somehow infa passed about the migrant workers in Saudi Arabia, and there, those who did not register, according to their new law, to the camp and deportation, and according to their statistics there there were 4 million of such illegal immigrants, different Bangladeshis, Egyptians and other Pakistanis in earnings. So the "monarchs"
  8. Valery Neonov
    Valery Neonov 13 December 2013 08: 30
    +5
    The United States, as a woman during menopause, hence politics has a certain cyclical nature; and the fact that Russia cannot replace the amers in the Middle East, so Russia does not strive for this. hi
    1. Stanislas
      Stanislas 13 December 2013 09: 43
      +1
      Quote: Valery Neonov
      USA as a woman during menopause from here and politics has a certain cyclical nature

      No. Only outward resemblance. The states are trying to maintain a dynamic balance: with their volatile foreign policy of "controlled chaos" they create such "swirls" of the environment that support the stability of their domestic policy. And a woman during menopause sausages outside without any benefit due to internal changes in the neuroendocrine status in her body: climacteric shuffling does not support cyclicity, but the essence of the manifestation of its extinction.
    2. tomas.09
      tomas.09 13 December 2013 13: 53
      +1
      So, women have been occupying leadership positions in the State Department for a long time, hence the politics (menstruation, menopause, etc.)
      1. matross
        matross 13 December 2013 15: 57
        +1
        Right! They would have been more shy about the woman in the presidency, in general it would be fun! You can even clintonsha, she’s completely freaking out, you can’t forget about Monica wassat
  9. mountain
    mountain 13 December 2013 08: 58
    +7
    Logically, it’s completely unclear what Russia has in mind and the events that take place in the Middle East confuse the situation even more. But forgive me, I am a layman. I hope our leadership has a secret plan.
    1. Botanologist
      Botanologist 13 December 2013 22: 16
      0
      Quote: mountain
      Logically, it’s completely not clear what Russia intended


      What is not clear? Russia is monitoring the situation and is taking to its hands those pieces that it can hold without great costs. And since in the East, princes are used to taking a ruble for every step, it is absolutely unnecessary to engage in any serious trade with them. This is an oriental bazaar, one is being traded - ten are tinkering over an ear and rummaging through their pockets. Therefore, we wait until the price tags fall, and the goods begin to go out. Then we will bargain. Simply put - when they bite each other, they will bring oil and gas to markets in chaos, they will ruin their armies in regional conflicts - then we'll see who we will be friends with and who we will rot.
  10. alex-s
    alex-s 13 December 2013 09: 09
    +3
    Today, when its economy is built almost exclusively on oil and is in the second technological division, Russia has become a second-class power. And no one prefers Russian weapons systems when you can buy American
    And only yesterday there was an article that "Russia firmly occupies the 2nd place in the world arms market and will retain its positions in the foreseeable future." In my opinion, someone is whistling! negative
    1. Deniska
      Deniska 13 December 2013 10: 13
      +2
      And no one gives preference to Russian weapons systems when you can buy American ones. ”

      So the analyst


      What a shitty analyst then ... I think I explained ?! ;)
    2. leks
      leks 13 December 2013 21: 58
      0
      And what kind of place can it take only second, the first place among the states is the two main players in the world in arms sales, and tell me which countries are buying our weapons !?
  11. Bykov.
    Bykov. 13 December 2013 09: 09
    +2
    I don’t believe something, in their big quarrel between them, they are very much tied to each other - “Lovely scolding - only amuse”.
  12. Stiletto
    Stiletto 13 December 2013 09: 15
    +2
    This Prynts is a very two-faced type. On the way, trying to "spite the mother's ears to freeze." You see, "Turkey and Saudi Arabia are offended by Washington over Syria. They are not happy with the" strange mixture of indecision and adventurism that Mr. Obama is using. " And this could be welcome if we did not know one "BUT": "weakness and indecision" Obama, according to the Saudis, shows in relations with Russia.
  13. slovak007
    slovak007 13 December 2013 09: 21
    +2
    "If in the future Tehran starts to supply oil to the world market, then its world price may fall. Some stock analysts are confident that the decline will be large."
    It is interesting, and in this case, in the domestic market of the Russian Federation, oil products will also decrease, or try to recoup on their own citizens?
    1. leks
      leks 13 December 2013 22: 14
      0
      If this happens, our big-headed economists will have to start developing a new model of the economy that is not tied to petrodolars.
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  15. Standard Oil
    Standard Oil 13 December 2013 10: 56
    +3
    Well, something, but there is no "zhizophrenia" in the US policy in the Middle East, just everything is logical, during the sole rule of the United States from 1990 to 2010 no one dared to speak across the Empire's opinion, the Americans have made enough of hidden enemies, "to look and It’s probably too long and tedious to uproot “one by one,” isn’t it easier to loosen the leash and pretend to be “sick and dying”, let yourself get a little blood, then these “hidden enemies” will raise their heads even higher, “lose” to the frankly weakest and most unreliable of global players, those. Russia (sadly, but this is so) Syria, then the enemies will generally grow bolder and appear openly, not all of course, but many will cut them off with one blow of their heads that the Americans will not find a replacement for the SA royal family? Yes, any Saudi general in their place set a dictator and all the rules will be. Enemies will be defeated, and Russia will once again be accused of saying “we are leaving, and these damn hidden communists tried to crush all the“ free ”countries for themselves.” So all these “games” look like provocation, that just like that, the Americans gave everything away, it cannot be.
    1. UzRus
      UzRus 13 December 2013 11: 19
      +2
      Here I agree with you. Once again, some kind of whiskers were mixed up ...
  16. major071
    major071 13 December 2013 11: 31
    +4
    Even in the Soviet era, Moscow was only able to interfere. Today, when its economy is built almost exclusively on oil and is in the second technological division, Russia has become a second-class power. And no one prefers Russian weapons systems when you can buy American ones. ”

    To listen to these amerskih analysts, so Russia in general will soon bend down and lose its political strength. And knowing that they are wrong, they will still stand their ground - America is always right. So even with (s) in the eye - everyone will say that God's dew.
  17. Igor39
    Igor39 13 December 2013 12: 18
    0
    They are only friends (Anglo-Saxons), the rest of the world is a chessboard for them!
  18. shinobi
    shinobi 13 December 2013 14: 18
    0
    The arrogant Saxons do not have a long-term policy in the Middle East due to the lack of a common enemy, because their policy was based on the confrontation of the USSR. Russia refused this onerous title. There is no fear that made everyone crawl into them in a choking embrace. We now communicate with the whole world on them language. Business and nothing personal. We don’t need your boundless love and friendship, let's trade. We have the resources, you have consumer goods and delicacies. Everything is simple and clear. This is the nail in the coffin of dominance to the naglosaks.
    1. Clegg
      Clegg 13 December 2013 14: 41
      +1
      Quote: shinobi
      We have resources, you have consumer goods and delicacies

      the question is that, like them, you only have resources, but there is no consumer goods ...
  19. knn54
    knn54 13 December 2013 14: 31
    0
    The Arab world has become disillusioned with Obama, more precisely.
  20. Bigriver
    Bigriver 13 December 2013 15: 20
    0
    What the hell ... As a rule, even princes become analysts:
    ... key countries in the Middle East can reorient toward close rapprochement with Russia
    .
    Oh, yes. The "leader" of key countries announced his readiness to lick the Russian priest to contain Iran.
    Jackals are small.
    May God give us wisdom and intelligence, so as not to buy into the eastern "halva" and take full advantage of the moment.
  21. propolsky
    propolsky 13 December 2013 19: 23
    0
    Yes, there are no eternal allies; there are only eternal blood relatives and peoples.
  22. Keeper
    Keeper 14 December 2013 03: 51
    0
    Well, let them start trading oil, not only for dollars, but also for RUBLES! And there we will see how much they are FRIENDS ...
    Russia knows how to be friends - checked by TIME !!!!
  23. Keeper
    Keeper 14 December 2013 04: 02
    0
    David Gardner wrote in vain that no one is buying Russian weapons ....
    Apparently for this phrase he was well dumped dough ....