Why do the world powers oppose democracy with such consistency? Because the world powers are controlled by, and dependent on, fossil fuels. Fossil fuel sources and pipelines are impossible to protect except with total control of the population. Here is another example.
EGYPT: Pipeline blast halts gas exports to Israel, Jordan - April 27, 2011
An attack on a pipeline in the northern Sinai peninsula on Wednesday sent flames and a massive plume of smoke into the sky and cut off Egypt's natural gas supplies to Israel and Jordan for the second time in less than three months, according to the Egyptian Natural Gas Co.