The trouble is that after a century of American imperialism around the world, the US has almost zero moral authority. Possibly even less than Assad. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael UK
    • 12.08.11 | 21:20 (IDT)

    And the UK isn't much better. Obviously we have a bloody imperial past. Then during the Second World War and after we recovered a certain amount of moral authority, only for Blair and Cameron to squander it in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya. Assad's an evil murderer but he's only killed a fraction of the people the US and UK have. Someone who's not currently already involved in multiple deadly Middle Eastern neo-imperialist wars, needs to take the lead on Syria.

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    First published 20:40 12.08.11 | Last updated 20:40 12.08.11
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