Said on American Zionism

Doug Henwood dhenwood at
Sat Oct 14 12:43:11 PDT 2000

Brad DeLong wrote:

>It's *much* more complicated than that. The U.S. security interest
>in the Middle East is to keep the oil flowing, as Secretary Marshall
>said to President Truman.

And what better way to keep the oil flowing than to have a friendly local subimperialist power to discipline anyone with thoughts of blocking that flow?


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