Rascals are always sociable, and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in others company. Arthur Schopenhauer

Incentive for war

Why is the Western elite so eager to wage forever wars against Muslims? Is it really just oil? Is it some other monetary incentive? Or are Westerners just useful idiots in someone’s millenia-long blood feuds? What is the incentive exactly?