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The Ugly Truth:

The US-Led-Western Powers Support Arab Dictatorial Regimes

By Ali Al-Hail

Al-Jazeerah, CCUN, March 8, 2011


To most Arabs, if not all, there's hardly, any difference between 'Israel', and 'Arab' dictatorial regimes.  The former, i.e. 'Israel',  occupies Palestine, and deprives Palestinians to basic human rights. Similarly, the latter, i.e. 'Arab' dictatorial regimes, occupy Arab lands, and deprive Arabs from basic human rights.

When it comes to the US-Led-Western states, they all support both 'Israel', and 'Arab' dictatorial regimes, virtually, equally. They back the former, i.e. 'Israel' for subjugating Palestinian lands and for abusing Palestinian human rights.  In the same way, they back the latter, i.e. 'Arab' dictatorial regimes, for subjugating Arab lands, and abusing Arab human rights.

However, there's perhaps, possibly, one single difference, one can think of. When 'Israelis' murder Palestinians, the US-Led-Western 'democratic', and 'human rights lovers', call 'Israeli' action "self defense'. While, when 'Arab' dictatorial regimes, murder Arabs, supposedly, their 'citizens', US-Led-Western states, call on their 'Arab' dictatorial regimes' allies, to stop killing "their  people".

More than 1,400 Palestinian civilians, half of them children, were bombed-murdered, about 5,000 were injured by 'Israel' from US-made-war jets, during its war on Gaza, late 2008, early, 2009, apart, of course, from murdering thousands of unarmed civilians, let alone other wars and crimes, over the past six decades, or so, since 1948. Had the US-Led-Western powers ever threatened 'Israel' of a no fly ban zone, in the same way, they have threatened their long time 'Arab' dictatorial regimes' allies? No way. Never. Would they just dare?

US-Led-Western Machiavellian, hypocritical, and double standard powers, have for decades, been aware of 'Arab' dictatorial regimes' corruption, and repression of Arab people.  But, nonetheless, they had chosen to support them, and even took their side. The reason was, 'Arab' dictatorial regimes' willingness to protect Israel's security, along with other US and Western  interests, against, needless to say, the will of Arabs.  And the US-Led-Western powers, had long disgracefully, accepted the bribery, from the 'Arab' dictatorial regimes.

What a shame?! Had I been an US or Western citizen, I would have felt a shame of being one.           

Media Consultant, Professor of Mass Communication, Twice Fulbright Award Winner, Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Vice-President Of Qatar Fulbright Group, CSR Award Judge, Psychosomatics writer, Management Trainer, and Board Member of AUSACE, ASC, IABD, NEBAA, BEA, IMDA and EAJMC American Associations.




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