Originally Posted by MiddleAgedAl
The only good thing there we need is oil, and there are lots of other unexploited sources of that in the arctic and places.
If oil wasn't in the sand box, no one in the west would pay attention to them. But since there is, this is the results. This crap has been going on in that area of the world since the first chapter of the Bible and it is not going to change. The bad thing is we have injected ourselves into it for that oil.