Thursday, February 23, 2012

Quiz on the nations in the region of the Persian Gulf

- Iran (ancient Persia) is developing nuclear power. It is a huge headache for the US as any atom bombs which were developed might be used against the principal US ally: Israel.

Reasons for our continued and heavy-duty allegiance to Israel:
- the powerful Jewish lobby's impact on Congress.
- a successful defeat of Israel would be devastating to the US and the world.
- it is the Holy Land.

- Plus a note on the Petroleum Trap, in which people come to doubt the value of a formal education when employment in the oil industry is immediately lucrative.