The fundamental ommission from the article - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • tony fisher
    • 05.08.07 | 12:27 (IDT)

    The author is, of course, correct, in casting aspersions as to the strategic value of the US arms sale. However, he omits to highlight one - the - major inconsistency on this entire subject. He mentions Bush as the 'exporter of democracy' and asks whether it's no longer a central tenet of US foreign policy. Any discerning critic will tell you that 'democracy' was NEVER anything other than a sanitation vessel for the USA's pernicious, aggressive power play in the region. When you claim you are a proponent of democracy yet your allies in the region are all the antithesis of democracies then your fundamental rationale underpinning your strategy can be dismissed as lies, lies, lies.

    from the article: The mysteries of American logic
    First published 00:00 05.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 05.08.07
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