They have every right to set their own standards, adopt their own cultures and act the way they want toward the people who choose to live there.
Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children. ~ Ancient American Indian Proverb
Or better yet... that Saddam was trucking his WMDs back and forth between Syria and Sudan.