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Washington's War & Middle East Policy Racket


US Marine Corp Major General Smedley Butler accurately described in his book, "War Is A Racket" how the American military is often forced to make war far more for Wall Street and big corporation profits than the false reasons usually provided for the conflict. While he wrote his book about World War One, his conclusion is an accurate description for the War Between the States, the Second World War as well as most wars in US history.

Today an aging king Abdulla returned home to the Saudi Kingdom now surrounded by freedom movements threatening almost every authoritarian regime in the Middle East. The government of Saudi Arabia is basically a family dynasty and the law requires that the king must be chosen from the sons and grandsons of the first king, Abdul Aziz Al Saud and the throne succession is decided by the royal family.