The contradiction is that in 2001 Al-Qaeda brought down 5 civilian aircraft in the US and that incident has been used to make 3 going on 4 wars in the ME. The US wants the world and all its people to follow its rules. US history is full of contradictions in terms of doing the right thing and doing perverse evil deeds. To let it dictate morality for the world would be giving up liberty and freedom for all.
High school teacher's union threatens strike (Haaretz)
from the article: Russia 'regrets' reported Iran nuclear activity in Qom facility