Perhaps one begins to recognize the reasoning (dual-loyalties) behind the current-occupant-of-the-oval-office's ineffectiveness in his WoT while simultaneously encouraging the chaos in the ME.
As a side note, J.B.Kelly's '79 essay "Of Valuable Oil and Worthless Policies" makes for an interesting history lesson.
Meanwhile, Turkey puts the $queeze on EU in the deal of the century ....by making the EU cough up ever escalating amounts of jizya under the guise of managing the flood of migrants (hijrah).
3/8/2016 Reuters: Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu told EU leaders that Ankara was willing to take back all migrants who enter Europe from Turkey in future, including Syrian refugees, as well as those intercepted in its territorial waters.
However, that means EU agrees to double funding through 2018 to help Syrian refugees stay in Turkey and a commitment to take in one Syrian refugee directly from Turkey for each one returned from Greece's Aegean islands.
AND EU leaders agreed to the earlier target date (June) for visa-free travel.
Too sick to work migrant' now wants to bring 12 MORE children and 2 MORE wives to Europe
UK to ramp up Med warship patrols amid fears migrant traffickers smuggling terror weapons
Armed police storm Paris aparrtment in terror raid after Belgium thwarts 'attack plot'
Muslim parents face fine if children refuse to shake female teachers' hands
Taxes are not fines; it is a legal means to maintain a government. The anti-migrant fines are extortion. Hence, this is government oppression of the native born.
USA is # one of top 10 largest exporters of major weapons and their main clients, 2011–15
With a 33 per cent share
of total arms exports, the
USA was the top arms
exporter in 2011–15. Its
exports of major weapons
increased by 27 per cent
compared with 2006–10
#1 US weapons client: Saudi Arabia
#2 US weapons client: UAE
#3 US weapons client: Turkey