Information Landmine

"The Americans keep telling us how successful their system is. Then they remind us not to stray too far from our hotel at night." - An un-named EU trade representative quoted during international trade talks in Denver, Colorado, 1997.

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Tail still wagging dog

And once again, we see who calls the shots on US foreign policy as far as the increasingly out-of-control events in the Middle East are concerned.

Of course, often overlooked by many of those who - justifiably, in this writer's opinion - criticize the disproportionate influence cast by the pro-Israeli lobby is how the aforementioned Zionist element would not pack such a punch were it not for its interests corresponding nicely with those of US defense contractors and oil companies keen on keeping the profits flowing and the shareholders happy.

But, to quote The Great Oz, "Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!" After all, there's a War On Terror to be won (apparently).


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