Sykes-Picot map image credit: Rafy,; license: CC Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International

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Lyndon LaRouche gave a speech at Central Connecticut University on May 4, 2009. He said it was urgent to stop the killing in the Middle East but the fundamental conflict could never be solved unless the modern British Empire, playing the region, was destroyed. Installing the American (republican) tradition and its associated economics of development and destroying the parasitical oligarchic system is the key to peace.