Violeta Ioana NAGÂŢ
Abstract. Middle East was included in the American project of the Grand Orient (from Morocco to Afghanistan); this project, to which international financial institutions have been associated – and, to an extent, the EU – aim to: transform this geopolitical ensemble into a space characterized by stability, democracy, economic development, in which fanaticism and any kind of intolerance to be excluded; the harmonization of the Muslim society traditions with industrial and post-industrial civilization model; fighting poverty, malnutrition and inter-ethnic and inter-confessional conflicts through economic development, democracy, guaranteeing human rights, regional and international cooperation, prohibition of the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, the eradication of terrorism events of any kind etc.
The ambitious project of American neoconservatives – to pretend, almost effortlessly Iraq into a “core irradiation of democracy” in the Greater Middle East – has vanished, and now we are witnessing the outbreak of new conflicts adjacent with some older, open or latent, that can expand, and instead of a core of democracy we have outbreaks of war that can extend.
Keywords: Grand Orient, project, transformation, ensemble, geopolitics, fanaticism, intolerance, democracy, economic development, cooperation
doctorand Academia de Informaţii „ Mihai Viteazul”, Bucureşti, România