Thailand has local issues not necessarily connected to the Middle East. Philippine Islamic problems goes back to 1898.Sweden, India and the Philippines have been victims of terrorism by radical Islamist groups.
In Thailand, nine Buddhists were killed by Islamic jihadists and randomly kill Buddhists, school teachers, Buddhist priests, Muslims who work for institutions in southern Thailand, and members of the armed forces.
Tenzing, what did these countries do to interfere with Middle Eastern affairs - seeing that Islamic terrorism has occurred in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Southeast Asia, South Asia - and not just North America?
Do you suppose radical Islamists might just desire a global Islamic state?
That's what I think anyway - and probably most of these other countries.
What say you?
US shifting interest to Asia, as China Japan conflict over Islands could prove difficult as US has treaty to defend Japan.
Let the Middle East "stew in their own juices" or let the EU become involved?
Too much American blood lost there already,