The Middle East is a petrol pump and we can’t stop returning

Former head of the UN nuclear watchdog, Mohamed ElBaradei:

Western policy towards this part of the world [Middle East] has been a total failure, in my view. It has not been based on dialogue, understanding, supporting civil society and empowering people, but rather it’s been based on supporting authoritarian systems as long as the oil keeps pumping.

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