The West has never been that alive, and only if you have a propensity towards violence and genocide or grand theft of the resources of other peoples: would you feel at home with the WASP identity. The racist justification of slavery and genocide of aboriginal peoples and the imperialist super-exploitation of colonies has lost its directness. Now the neocons spread “democracy” albeit that they want US puppets to be elected. Strangely enough even here both President Karzai of Afghanistan and Prime Minister Maliki of Iraq have wandered well off-message. There are even more signs that the West is losing its grip on the Middle East.
“Bush’s tour exposed that, alas, the US doesn’t have a Middle East strategy to address these manifold trends. It seems all the while, the Bush administration was only pretending it had one. A formidable challenge awaits the next US president.”
M K Bhadakumar concludes.
It is not just in the cost of human lives , money
Number Of Iraqis Slaughtered In US War And Occupation Of Iraq “1,213,716“
Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In U.S. War And Occupation Of Iraq 4,080
Cost of U.S. War and Occupation of Iraq
and general folly in the Middle East that signals the tide has turned against the Neocon agenda. The US economy has taken a tumble that is largely being covered up by the media and the politicians, but when the Times talks of the threat to American financial supremacy, you can bet your bottomed out dollar that this supremacy is well on its way out. The forecasts for the dollar become gloomier and gloomier.
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