Act 2. The European Union, having watched the disintegration of the Soviet Empire, cuts their military to the bone, to spend the dough on
Act 3. The Western Elites, having seen the rise of a "End-of-History" world dominated by a Superpower they think they can control, go all "Security Council" on Iraq in 1991. After a decade of no-fly zones and Our Boys getting shot at every day (plus 9/11), they realize that they don't actually, you know, control the Superpower. They scream bloody murder as
Act 4. The Arab League, having blown all their petro-cash like Charlie Sheen, sees one of their own shooting his people down like dogs. They beg
I'm not sure if this is a Comedy, or a Tragedy ....