|Oil Rig Exploiting the Scottish Coastline|
You would think at some point the clowns in the State Department would wake up to the simple fact that throughout history wars not driven by religious differences or dynastic differences, were driven by pure commercial interests and the acquisition of more resources. One has to wonder if anybody in the State Department is familiar with the progression of claim, counterclaim, war.
BTW, for those not attuned to modern study, it is pretty much acknowleged that ideology is religion. You cross the fanatic ideologist at your immediate peril of death or worse. See? Nobody expected the Communist Inquisition!!!