The bloodshed in the Palestinian Authority is the beginning of the entire region disintegrating. Centrufigal forces within Islam are now unstoppable, and every nation is going to be affected.
Europe and the U.S. will find fuel efficiency and alternative fuels to be fascinating very soon, and worthy of their attention and resources like never before. It will be amazing how quickly alternative fuels become cost-effective.
Russia will see its interests rise again. The immediate demand for oil will have them strutting around again like the old days. Maybe then Putin will smile. Europe will not be as calm the next time Putin throws a tantrum.
Venezuela will become even more insufferable. Brazil will join them.
The trade embargo against Cuba will be lifted.
Israel will have to confront its own problems and grapple with a potential civil war. The religious right will not be a winner in that one.
The political force that is modern Islam is a powerful one. Now let's watch them use that power to kill each other.
Usama bin Laden to Allah: I could have been a contender!