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English: Map of the Arabic Peninsula, displayi...Despite the rhetoric of anti-Islam bashers, including those regularly featured by the Zionist controllers of Coast to Coast AM, five Muslim countries are ranked more economically free than Israel in the conservative Heritage Foundation’s 2013 Index of Economic Freedom.

They are (with an index out of 100):

12th Bahrain (75.5)
27th Qatar (71.3)
28th United Arab Emirates (71.1)
33rd Jordan (70.4)
45th Oman (68.1)

Israel is ranked in 51st place with a 66.9/100 index, embarrassingly only slightly ahead of Jamaica, with an index of 66.8.

The excuse may be that they are rich Gulf oil states, but Saudi Arabia is in 82nd place, and Jordan is a notable exception, showing that lots of oil doesn’t equal a high economic freedom rating, nor is it a necessity.

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