Thursday, March 6, 2008

The Politics of Sorcerer's Apprentices

At the Roots of Today's Catastrophy in Gaza is the Old-New American Doctrine: My-Enemy's-Enemy-is-My-Friend.

The Magazine Vanity Fair, publishes a reminder on how the American strategy of trying to topple the Hamas-led, though democratically elected government of Palestine has failed and eventually back-fired. "the White House cooked up yet another scandalously covert and self-defeating Middle East debacle: part Iran-contra, part Bay of Pigs." "With confidential documents, corroborated by outraged former and current U.S. officials," the author confirms what everybody, with eyes to see, knew already.

> Here is an interesting interview with the author.