There is a huge potential that the Shii'a and the Sunni factions of Islam in the Persian Gulf will descend into wide-spread, internecine, sectarian strife.
I think there's a pretty good chance that this was the Neo-Con/Zionist/PNAC plan all along.
It is by no means impossible or unthinkable that the fascist Neo-Con/Zionist/PNAC cabal advocated and advanced the current USer course in the region because they understood that USer presence and military activity would, indeed, eventually lead to mortal, regional strife, in the course of which the Muslim factions would reduce one another to chaotic impotence, in the aftermath of which the West could move in and recolonize the resources...
Tom Tomorrow/TMW: Childhood in Gaza
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