The 112th Congress should:
- refuse to commit American troops to defend interests of global
oil corporations in the Mideast.
- follow the policies of America's
Founding Fathers by eliminating government-to-government aid for Israel,
Saudi Arabia, and other governments in the Mideast.
- end policies against private aid to
and commerce with Iraq and other Mideast nations.
direct that U.S. military forces be withdrawn from Saudi Arabia;
adopt a more even-handed approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
by removing U.S. military and economic support for Israel and ending
active mediation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict;
end support for despotic Arab governments, such as those in Egypt and
On American aid to Iraq and other terrorist nations, see terrorism.
- Smart Bombs,
Dangerous Ideas -- multi-billion dollar arms sales to Islamic
dictatorships that ban Christianity?
"And unlike some past sales, no conditions are attached. And with
no strings attached to the assistance — no democratic reforms,
human-rights conditions or peace-making obligations — the arms sales
do nothing to change the behavior of the authoritarian regimes in the
The Mideast/Balkan Connection:
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