Back in the winter, I wrote VDARE columns about, first, Bahrain
and then Libya
, pointing out how both regimes imported immigrant mercenaries to keep down the people. Since then, the U.S. has started a war with Libya, but the U.S. has looked the other way while Bahrain`s government, and Saudi tanks, have violently repressed protests in that Persian Gulf kingdom.
There are a lot of differences between the countries, but one is that Bahrain`s monarchy is much more sophisticated about how to spin the symbolism of the 21st Century Globalist Empire game than is Gaddafi, who thought Berlusconi was a major player to cozy up to.
From Israel`s leading newspaper, Haaretz
, a story on the lady who has been Bahrain`s ambassador to Washington for the last three years:
Meet Houda Ezra Ebrahim Nonoo, Bahrain`s Jewish U.S. ambassador