With the new technologies developed for oil and natural gas recovery the oil and gas market is changing. Poland may become a player in the natural gas market. Poland! Israel has discovered huge reserves of gas. And oil. Israel!

What does all this mean? Well the Middle East is going to become a lot less important in world politics.

And thus more and more people are willing to write off the Middle East as a lost cause. And keep those crazy people away. Far far away. Let them sort themselves out. With a little help for our friends.