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Prof. Norman Bailey comments on US and EU policy in the Middle East

Hypocrisy scales new heights
The latest twists of US and EU policy in the Middle East beggar belief. 

Just when I think I have lost the capacity to be outraged; just when I think that political hypocrisy has reached its limits and can go no further, I am proven wrong.

Let’s see:

(1) A trillion dollars and thousands of lives were spent and lost in a war in Afghanistan that started in 2001 and hasn’t ended yet. The war was originally begun to punish al-Qaeda for the September 11, 2001 attacks on the twin towers and the Pentagon. The disgusting Taliban government of Afghanistan was told to turn over the al-Qaeda leadership. It refused, and was overthrown by a NATO force led by the United States, which then decided to stay on and democratize a country that had never been democratic in its entire history and which had been chewing up and spitting out invaders since the time of Alexander the Great.

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