Western Intellectual Hypocrisy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Leon72
    • 07.03.14 | 23:56 (IST)

    Kosovo, which was granted independence from Yugoslavia on the sole basis of a referendum comprising its own population, is a valid blueprint for Crimean realignment. The ousted Ukrainian President Yanukovich was democratically elected; the 'interim' Government, (populated by corrupt politicians who LOST that election and far-right, anti-semitic neo-nazis) are illegitimate. The Governments of Western nations shift values attributable to objectively similar events purely on the basis of business and financial interests. It is the blatant hypocrisy flowing from that shifting-of-values which makes the Western political class so despised by their nations' populations and why, paradoxically, they are held in FAR lower regard nationally than the 'Hitler'-caricatured leaders of those nations of the world that refuse to accept US hegemony.

    from the article: Report: Russian soldiers storm Ukrainian military base in Crimea
    First published 23:45 07.03.14 | Last updated 21:45 07.03.14
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