All of these facts lead us to conclude that one of the main tactical goals of the Americans in the region is to encircle Shiite Iran with a band of hostile Sunni puppet regimes. Why spend time and money creating pseudo-democratic states? It is much more effective to employ the traditional Anglo-Saxon politics familiar since the time of Lawrence of Arabia: throttle the Muslims with their own hands while taking what matters most—energy resources and land. As Sunni and Shiite clan leaders fight for their beliefs, mineral deposits can be developed and resources hauled away on the sly while simultaneously selling weapons to the warring parties.
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