Monday, February 13, 2012
Formation of Ethnic States in the Middle East
The MIddle East is undergoing the same nation-forming process that was completed in Europe after the dissolution of Yugoslavia. Ethnic minorities are being cleansed out and strong ethnically homogeneous states are emerging. Now we are witnessing that process in Syria. It is a 90% Sunni country, with a 10% Alawi minority. Nowadays the Army has split along ethnic lines, and the Alawi group is fighting the deserters and shooting at the population. The 90% Sunni are boiling in anger, and there are only two possible outcomes:
(1) The Army massacres the rebels and Alawi domination emerges stronger than before, or
(2) The Army loses control, a popular rebellion institutes street terror and the Alawi have to run for their lives.
There are only two possible neighbor countries where Alawis may seek refuge: Turkey and Israel. Turkey is preparing large refugee camps near the Syrian border. We are mining the border so no one will pass. We are an ethnic nation and do not want two million more Arabs here.
Once completed the formation of ethnic states in the Middle East, the area will be ready for peace. Like Europe.