Comment: I agree with your premise, but not your example.

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I agree with your premise, but not your example.

In very simple terms, the U.S. has come down solidly on the side of Sunni, rather than Shia controlled states, until recently, where we no longer seem to distinguish where we stand on that centuries old division, which if left alone, would occupy the ME for centuries more, and keep them out of our hair. The petro-dollar is our only real "national interest", and we are paying the price for meddling.
But I agree with saying America is being fragmented with purpose. For lack of a better term, I have referred to it for years as "groupism". We are much easier to control as members of a commune rather than as individuals.

Undo what Wilson did